1) What do you do? I oversee KQED Education’s news education project in San Francisco. It’s an initiative I helped launch about two years ago. The main goal: to create explanatory multimedia news resources that can help educators more easily teach with current events and encourage media production and civic participation among students. The news […]
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I am a Focus and History teacher at a private school for students (grades 6-12) with Learning Disabilities. For 1 1/2 years, I had an after school television station club (WPSNY-tv). The students created their own television shows (including newscasts and game shows), as well as commercials. I am also utilizing social media in my History class, where students need to "tune in" to social media sites and use it to glean more of an understanding of the upcoming presidential election.
What do you do? I am an actor, director, playwright, composer, acting teacher and adapter of classic literature. I am the co-founder of Mixed Magic Theatre in Rhode Island. The company was founded in 2000 with a mission to: Build more literate and arts-active communities through the use of theatre and its related art forms. […]
I am an assistant professor of Library and Information Science at Rutgers University, where my research focuses on student engagement in guided discovery-based learning with technology.
1) What do you do? I founded Big Picture Instructional Design to get all the stakeholders in the educational space talking about — and watching — movies. As former classroom educators with extensive experience in nonprofit work, educational administration, and media literacy, BPID increases the reach and impact of issue-driven films, television projects, and documentaries by creating […]
1) What do you do? I’m currently in limbo as to what I do. In May I complete my Master’s program from Marquette University, where my emphasis in media studies was molded to research in the areas of media literacy education and scholastic journalism. Starting this fall, I will be an English and Journalism teacher and […]