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  • April 2014: M-Passioned Member Annelise Wunderlich

    April 2014: M-Passioned Member Annelise Wunderlich

    1) What do you do? I’m a documentary filmmaker and media educator living in San Francisco. I teach film and media studies at Diablo Valley College, and I’m co-directing a feature documentary called The Corridor, about the nation’s first high school set inside an adult county jail. I also produce curriculum, primarily for the PBS […]

  • Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

    Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

      Participate in a focus group on using film and media in the classroom and you could win an iPad! San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) is looking for several media educators and media artists to explore their new FilmEd. site and offer professional user-experience feedback to the SFFS Education team. FilmEd. is an open educational […]

  • March 2014: M-Passioned Member April Leach

    March 2014: M-Passioned Member April Leach

    1) What do you do? By day during the week I am proud to serve adolescent learners and teachers as the Literacy Coach, Professional Development Facilitator, and Reading Department Chair at an amazing A rated public Charter High School.  G-Star School of the Arts for Film Animation & Performing Arts is in West Palm Beach, Florida, […]

  • 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]    

  • FRONTLINE's 'Generation Like': Live Chat, Live Tweets, Live Rushkoff!

    FRONTLINE’s ‘Generation Like’: Live Chat, Live Tweets, Live Rushkoff!

    PBS FRONTLINE’s Generation Like, featuring NAMLE advisory board member Douglas Rushkoff, will premier February 18th. Join the filmmakers and NAMLE members in a FRONTLINE sponsored live Tweet-up and Live Chat.

  • Winners of "This is Media" screening grants

    Winners of “This is Media” screening grants

    We are excited to announce the winners of the grants to support screenings of pivot‘s new documentary, “This is Media.” Stay tuned for times and dates of screenings, to see if there will be one near you. The winning institutions and people are, in no particular order: Le Moyne College Temple University California State University, […]

  • Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

    Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

    An event was held in October 2013 in Madison, WI to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the National Telemedia Council. Another reception marking the event followed two months later in Los Angeles. At the events, three prominent educators were honored with the 2013 Jessie McCanse Award for Media Literacy. Frank W. Baker and Barrie McMahon […]

  • 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!

Teaching The Academy Awards

Teaching The Academy Awards

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Our students LOVE the movies, and now that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, NOW would be a great time to think about how to incorporate “the movies” into instruction.

Teachable Moment: Here Come The Weight Loss/Diet Ads

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

An article published on Middleweb.com by Frank Baker which uses the new year weight loss/diet ad bombardment as another teachable moment for educators to infuse media literacy with their students. The piece includes a link to Frank’s Diet Ads website with resources and suggestions for teaching.

New Features

April 2014: M-Passioned Member Annelise Wunderlich

April 2014: M-Passioned Member Annelise Wunderlich

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014

1) What do you do? I’m a documentary filmmaker and media educator living in San Francisco. I teach film and media studies at Diablo Valley College, and I’m co-directing a feature documentary called The Corridor, about the nation’s first high school set inside an adult county jail. I also produce curriculum, primarily for the PBS […]

Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

  Participate in a focus group on using film and media in the classroom and you could win an iPad! San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) is looking for several media educators and media artists to explore their new FilmEd. site and offer professional user-experience feedback to the SFFS Education team. FilmEd. is an open educational […]

The Latest NAMLE Action!

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March Update giveaway winner: Glori H. Smith

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014

Glori H. Smith is a public school educator with 20 years’ experience who works in the Provo City School District in Provo, Utah. She is also a doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction at Utah State University. The working title of her dissertation is ‘Learning from the Teaching Practices of Successful Teachers of Latina & […]

Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

Media educators and artists sought for focus groups

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

  Participate in a focus group on using film and media in the classroom and you could win an iPad! San Francisco Film Society (SFFS) is looking for several media educators and media artists to explore their new FilmEd. site and offer professional user-experience feedback to the SFFS Education team. FilmEd. is an open educational […]

MLE Community News

Org. Member Profile: Center for Media Literacy

Org. Member Profile: Center for Media Literacy

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

By Laurel J. Felt The Center for Media Literacy (CML) occupies a cornerstone in our community. CML President and CEO Tessa Jolls recently took the time to discuss with me CML’s impacts, offerings, and plans for the future. IMPACTS Since 1989, when media literacy pioneer Elizabeth Thoman established CML, this organization has served as a global […]

Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013

An event was held in October 2013 in Madison, WI to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the National Telemedia Council. Another reception marking the event followed two months later in Los Angeles. At the events, three prominent educators were honored with the 2013 Jessie McCanse Award for Media Literacy. Frank W. Baker and Barrie McMahon […]