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  • NAMLE 2015 Call for Proposals

    NAMLE 2015 Call for Proposals

    We are now accepting proposals for the 2015 conference. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 2, 2015. Read more here.      

  • October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

    October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

    1) What do you do? I tour the country doing stand-up comedy and speaking on Media Policy at college campuses with my lecture/performance, Madness in the Message. I also run an independent Morning Show on WRFN in Nashville, TN. I guess at the end of the day I create stuff and try to find other people that care […]

  • September 2014: M-Passioned Member Dain Olsen

    September 2014: M-Passioned Member Dain Olsen

    1) What do you do? I am a media arts specialist and artist who is working on the development and implementation of “media arts education”, as a newly distinguished “5th arts discipline” at local to national levels. So, for over 20 years, I’ve been teaching multimedia at high school and middle school levels, with intermittent […]

  • August 2014: M-Passioned Member Federico Subervi

    August 2014: M-Passioned Member Federico Subervi

    1) What do you do? I am a professor at the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Kent State University.  For more than 30 years, I’ve specialized in teaching, conducting research, and publishing on issues related to Latinos and media.   2) Tell me about your latest work or project in media literacy. The […]

  • Save the date for NAMLE 2015 in Philadelphia

    Save the date for NAMLE 2015 in Philadelphia

    Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, is ready to welcome the 2015 NAMLE conference. The dates are Thursday, June 25 for pre-conference sessions and an evening kick-off, and Friday and Saturday, June 26-27 for the full conference.   Plans are growing to make this the best NAMLE conference yet, with inspiring keynotes, interactive sessions, new […]

  • 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!

MediaLit Moments

MediaLit Moments

[ 0 ] October 21, 2014

Resource Link: MediaLit Moments Description: MediaLit Moments are quick media literacy activities that create AHA moments in the classroom. Activities for deconstruction and construction included with the Center for Media Literacy’s basic framework for inquiry, called Q/TIPS, for reference. Resource submitted by NAMLE Member Center for Media Literacy A pioneer in its field, the Center […]

Campaign Ads: Helping Students Find the Truth

Campaign Ads: Helping Students Find the Truth

[ 0 ] October 19, 2014

Resource Link: Campaign Ads: Helping Students Find the Truth Description: If politicians have a “license to lie” in campaign advertising, how are our students going to know who and what to believe? Critical thinking skills, says media literacy consultant Frank Baker, who shares insights and resources tied to Common Core and social studies standards. Resource […]

New Features

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I tour the country doing stand-up comedy and speaking on Media Policy at college campuses with my lecture/performance, Madness in the Message. I also run an independent Morning Show on WRFN in Nashville, TN. I guess at the end of the day I create stuff and try to find other people that care […]

September 2014: M-Passioned Member Dain Olsen

September 2014: M-Passioned Member Dain Olsen

[ 0 ] September 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I am a media arts specialist and artist who is working on the development and implementation of “media arts education”, as a newly distinguished “5th arts discipline” at local to national levels. So, for over 20 years, I’ve been teaching multimedia at high school and middle school levels, with intermittent […]

The Latest NAMLE Action!

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I tour the country doing stand-up comedy and speaking on Media Policy at college campuses with my lecture/performance, Madness in the Message. I also run an independent Morning Show on WRFN in Nashville, TN. I guess at the end of the day I create stuff and try to find other people that care […]

Org. Member Spotlight: The Bush School

[ 0 ] September 30, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Ethan Delavan, the new Director of Technology at The Bush School in Seattle, Washington. Delavan oversees not only technical infrastructure, support and training, but also the library and technology-related curriculum development. Part of Ethan’s job at Bush is to analyze existing media, information and […]

MLE Community News

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 […]

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Org. Member Profile: Tribeca Film Institute

[ 0 ] April 25, 2014

Profile by Laurel J. Felt Tribeca Film Institute, an affiliate of the well-known Tribeca Film Festival, offers cutting-edge, socially conscious educational opportunities for youth across New York City. Tribeca Education and Engagement Coordinator Flonia Telegrafi recently took the time to discuss with me Tribeca’s educational impacts, offerings, and plans for the future. IMPACTS Founded in […]