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Core Principles of Media Literacy Education
The purpose of media literacy education is to develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression needed by critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today's world.
ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNER SPOTLIGHT
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Organizational Partner Spotlight, Rachell Arteaga interviewed
Weird Enough Productions
, an organization dedicated to combatting media misrepresentation through original content production and media literacy education. Weird Enough Productions was started in 2014 after it's founder won $500 dollars from a pitch competition and had a vision to use media to bring people together. Since then, Weird Enough has grown into a coalition of young artists working to change the world in a way that's not normal, but just Weird Enough. Their program uses superheroes to teach kids about media literacy. To read the full article,
Dimensions of Storytelling:
Media Literacy in a Digital Age
Center for Media Literacy
in partnership with the
Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
, has won a Stevens Initiative grant for Dimensions of Storytelling: Media Literacy in a Digital Age. The program will offer 900 secondary students and their teachers in Cairo and Los Angeles the opportunity to participate in a cross-country media literacy program. Housed at the Aspen Institute, the Stevens Institute is a collaboration between the family of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, the U.S. Department of State, the Bezos Family Foundation, the J. Christopher Stevens Fund, the governments of the United Arab Emirates and Morocco, Twitter, Vidyo, and LRNG.
on Selected Films
New Day Films
is offering several free streaming campaigns of selected
in their collection. If you are interested in a free preview, contact the filmmaker via
. New Day Films is also offering 25% off any title in their collection if you send them a short description of how you have used a New Day Film in your classroom. Send your accounts of New Day Films in your classroom to
to qualify for the discount code.
Project Look Sharp's
Collaborative Activity Production (CAP) initiative is offering ready-to-use classroom activities and lessons created by educators who are looking for ways to integrate media literacy into their curricula. The submission feature is currently in beta testing, but several lessons are open for educator-to-educator sharing and collaborations. Click
for a list of CAPS resources. Questions or suggestions may be sent to Project Look Sharp's Curriculum Designer Sox Sperry at
Who's Snooping you Online?
Above the Noise
has just released "Who's snooping you online?" a video and lesson plan that teaches tricks and tips about how to keep personal information private in an increasingly digital world. These resources serve as a digital literacy primer for middle-school and high-school aged students.
Media Literacy for Safe & Healthy Choices
was evaluated by the Center on Media and Child Health, Boston Children's Hospital. It is listed on NREPP, the National Registry of Evidence Based Programs and Practices of SAMSHA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration as effective for improving knowledge, attitudes and beliefs about media effects on violence, bullying, alcohol use, smoking and food choices.
A special 20% discount is available for NAMLE partners and their referrals through March 1, 2018. Contact Media Power Youth at
603-222-1200 to learn more.
Taking Applications for the 2018 Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
at Emerson College is happy to announce that applications are open for
The 2018 Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change
. This three-week program held annual in Salzburg, Austria gathers 75 graduate and undergraduate students from universities around the world to come together to discuss media literacy, global media and innovation and explore how media can be used to solve global problems. Students live, eat and work in the Schloss Leopoldskron (featured in the 1965 Sound of Music) and side excursions to Munich, Vienna and into the Alps also take place. Multimedia publications by past years' media academy cohorts can be found here:
This year's program runs July 15 - August 4, 2018.
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