October 2017 


BULLETIN EDITOR
Deirdre Morgenthaler 
 
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Michelle Ciulla Lipkin   
 
NAMLE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Erin Reilly, President
President

Kelly Whitney
Vice President

Tony Streit  
Treasurer

Joanne Parsont
Secretary

Sherri Hope Culver
Past President

Kristi Avram 
David Kleeman
Cynthia Lieberman
Lynette Owens
Nicole Starr
Federico Subervi
DC Vito

NAMLE 
LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Rachell Arteaga
Caitlin Barry
Natasha Casey
Laurie Chin Sayres  
Belinha S. De Abreu
Max Foehringer
David Cooper Moore
Deirdre J. Morgenthaler
Elizaveta Friesem
Yonty Friesem
Kelsey Greene
Jaclyn Kahn
Emily Keating
David Magolis
Pamela L. Morris
Tina L. Peterson
Theresa Redmond
Rebecca Reynolds
Benjamin Thevenin
Julie Smith
Evelien Schilder
Jiwon Yoon


NAMLE STUDENT LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Emily Bailin Wells
Catherine Burgess
Roma Dash 
Donnell Probst
 
 
Are you a NAMLE partner? 
 
Send us a message to let us know what's new with you.  Email us now with the subject header, 
"Org Partner". 
 
Next submission deadline: 

Wednesday
November 15, 2017

NAMLE
NEEDS YOU.
 
You can make a difference and advance the mission of media literacy education.

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

ORGANIZATIONAL PARTNER SPOTLIGHT 
ON THE NATIONAL TELEMEDIA COUNCIL

Rachell Arteaga recently interviewed Karen Ambrosh of the National Telemedia Council, the oldest ongoing media literacy organization in the United States.  Promoting the concept of media literacy since 1953 the National Telemedia Council prides itself on its positive stance, non-judgmental attitude, and has embraced a philosophy that values reflective judgment and cooperation rather than confrontation with the media industry. Read the full interview here
EVENTS
  

NAMLE Organizational Partners from all over the country are doing great work for Media Literacy Week! Check out the Media Literacy Week Website here as well as our interactive map and listing of partner logos and Media Literacy Week events by dayThere is still time to plan your event and have it publicized via the MLW website and NAMLE social media campaigns. If you haven't already, register your event here .


Free Webinar in Conjunction with the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival  

POV  is partnering with the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival to offer a free webinar for educators - Docs in the Classroom: Activate Critical thinking through Documentary Film on November 2 nd from 4:00-5:00p.m. The webinar will be of particular interest to educators curious about using documentary film in the classroom, but are not sure how to get started. More information can be found here.


Free Live Screening of The Mask You Live In

The Representation Project is hosting a free, live screening of The Mask You Live In on Facebook on November 5th. This film  follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America's narrow definition of masculinity and sparks important discussions about masculinity and male stereotypes. The Representation Project invites you to watch the film with them and share the Facebook Event with your communities.

 
RESOURCES

 
 
Check out these free media 
literacy lesson plans from PBS!



Media Power Youth  and Public Consulting Group (PCG) have partnered to offer an online Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices course for educators.  This course, designed for those who teach grades 4-6, provides teachers with an evidence-based media literacy curriculum that helps students develop critical thinking and decision-making skills to recognize and resist media's influence on their attitudes and behaviors.

OPPORTUNITIES


Accepting Submissions for 
Youth Media Challenge

KQED Education  is accepting submissions for its Youth Media Challenge through December 1st. The Youth Media Challenge asks students to create a video, audio or written piece sharing about an issue or event that sparked them to act, and what they are doing about it. Youth ages 13-18 are eligible to submit work. KQED has created a classroom guide for teachers who wish to incorporate this activity into their curricula. Media work created in after school programs or independently is also welcome and eligible.  Submission details can be found  here.

 
Let NAMLE know  
what you are up to!

If you have something you would like to share in our next Organizational Partner Bulletin, please email the pertinent information (including l ogos and photos) by Wednesday, November 15th 2017 to  MJ Robinson at  mjrobinson@namle.net.