SciGirls is a PBS Kids series, website, and educational initiative that targets girls ages 8 to 13. It addresses a singular but powerful goal: to inspire, enable and maximize STEM learning and participation, encouraging greater interest in STEM careers. Each SciGirls half-hour episode follows a different group of enthusiastic girls and their mentor as they [...]
Author Page for Tina Peterson
Tina Peterson, Ph.D., is a board member of NAMLE and a lecturer in writing and communications at Rice University.
Portland Community Media is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and facilities to assist the community in the production of local, non-commercial videos for cable channels and the Internet. Our Mission: We connect people to media technologies and ensure equitable access for communities to share their stories, viewpoints and culture for the purpose [...]
We’re happy to announce the results of the recent election for the Board of Directors for the 2013-2015 term. Reflecting the growing reach of media literacy across multiple disciplines, the 15-member board now includes representatives from higher education, independent media, after-school programs, media production, organizational communications, research and public health. Newly elected “At Large” Board [...]
We’re gearing up for an amazing conference in July! Check out the list of sessions, read about the first keynote speaker, filmmaker and innovator Tiffany Shlain, and register now to take advantage of extended Early Bird rates.
You haven’t seen the program for Intersections – NAMLE’s 2013 Conference?? Check it out! Tiffany Shlain, founder of the Webby Awards and an award-winning documentary filmmaker, will kick off the two-day conference with a keynote address. Participants will be able to select from the wide array of sessions each day, as well as explore [...]
What do Voices of Hope, iCarly, and Jon Stewart have in common? They have all been winners of NAMLE’s Media Literate Media award. Nominations are now being accepted for 2013. Do you know of a person, program, organization, or initiative in mainstream media that deserves this honor? Specifically, we’re looking for those who: Have raised [...]