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  • March 2015: M-Passioned Member Tony Streit

    March 2015: M-Passioned Member Tony Streit

    1) What do you do? For the past twelve years I have worked forEducation Development Center, Inc. Our headquarters is based in Boston but I direct the Chicago office which we opened in 2008.  I manage a portfolio of projects that explore ways that educators can deepen learning through media, technology, and project-based learning.  We are […]

  • Vivian Vasquez to give keynote at 2015 conference

    Vivian Vasquez to give keynote at 2015 conference

    We are excited to announce our first keynote speaker: Vivian Vasquez, Ed.D., a literacy professor, bestselling author, and award-winning educator. Dr. Vasquez is a Professor of Education at American University. The 2013-2014 academic year marks her 30th year in the field of education. Her research interests are in critical literacy, early literacy and information communication […]

  • February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

    February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

    1) What do you do?  I am a photographer, full-time student at Arizona State University, and a homeschooling parent to my daughter, who is a sophomore in high school. I also have spent many years as a parent mentor and special education advocate for parents who are struggling to access supports and services for their […]

  • Early bird registration is open!

    Early bird registration is open!

    The reduced early bird rate is only available for a limited time, so register now and save! http://namleconference.org/    

  • January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

    January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

    1) What do you do? I serve as the Executive Director of an organization called the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC) which focuses on early childhood literacy in urban neighborhoods by re-opening formerly closed libraries in elementary schools and staffing them with skilled volunteers, donated resources and reading enrichment programs. We operate 12 libraries […]

  • Conference website is live!

    Conference website is live!

    Access the Call for Proposals, check out the conference hotel, and learn about the International MILID Conference that will be held as part of the main event. http://namleconference.org    

  • Educator's guide to MLE and Common Core now available

    Educator’s guide to MLE and Common Core now available

    In NAMLE’s Educator’s Guide to Media Literacy and The Common Core State Standards, we discuss the Common Core standards in English Language Arts (ELA) & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, and provide several foundational connections to media literacy education with examples and discussion questions for educators. [learn more]    

  • End-of-year fundraising image

    Why #GivetoNAMLE?

    Because you recognize: Media and technology are an important part of our lives. People need to be prepared to navigate the digital world in which they live. Teachers need the support and professional development about media to guide their students. The ability to analyze, evaluate, and create media messages is a basic life skill in […]

New in the Resource Hub!

Using Super Bowl Ads In The Classroom

Using Super Bowl Ads In The Classroom

[ 0 ] March 9, 2015

Teaching Media Literacy With Super Bowl Ads

Using Holiday Toy Commercials To Instill Media Literacy Skills

Using Holiday Toy Commercials To Instill Media Literacy Skills

[ 0 ] March 9, 2015

Media literacy guru Frank W. Baker wants to convince teachers that toy advertisements are a great media literacy teaching tool.

New Features

March 2015: M-Passioned Member Tony Streit

March 2015: M-Passioned Member Tony Streit

[ 0 ] March 5, 2015

1) What do you do? For the past twelve years I have worked forEducation Development Center, Inc. Our headquarters is based in Boston but I direct the Chicago office which we opened in 2008.  I manage a portfolio of projects that explore ways that educators can deepen learning through media, technology, and project-based learning.  We are […]

February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

February 2015: M-Passioned Member Donnell Probst

[ 0 ] February 2, 2015

1) What do you do?  I am a photographer, full-time student at Arizona State University, and a homeschooling parent to my daughter, who is a sophomore in high school. I also have spent many years as a parent mentor and special education advocate for parents who are struggling to access supports and services for their […]

The Latest NAMLE Action!

Organizational Member Spotlight: Trend Micro

Organizational Member Spotlight: Trend Micro

[ 0 ] March 25, 2015

This month, Emily Bailin, NAMLE Student Leadership Council Member interviewed Lynette Owens from the Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids & Families program. When did your organization launch and why? The Trend Micro Internet Safety for Kids & Families program was launched in 2008.  It was established to support the company’s vision of creating a world safe […]

Free Resource for Teachers

Free Resource for Teachers

[ 0 ] March 17, 2015

             As part of Pivot’s Eyes Wide Open digital and media literacy initiative, the National Association for Media Literacy Education has teamed up with the network to ensure that This Is Media is seen throughout classrooms nationwide to spark conversation about media, credibility, and privacy in a digital age. This is […]

MLE Community News

Message from outgoing president Sherri Hope Culver

Message from outgoing president Sherri Hope Culver

[ 0 ] December 10, 2014

After more than six years and almost 80 board meetings, I will be stepping down as president of NAMLE at the end of this month. It feels so strange to even write that sentence. I came to the board at a time when the organization was transitioning from its original “founding” board members, to a […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Appalachian State University

Org. Member Spotlight: Appalachian State University

[ 0 ] May 26, 2014

  Profile by Emily Bailin IMPACTS The nation’s first Graduate Program in Media Literacy began at Appalachian State University in 1999. It was developed and introduced by Dr. David Considine a noteworthy scholar in the field of media literacy for more than thirty years. Housed under the auspices of the Educational Media program, students could […]