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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 […]

January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

January 2015: M-Passioned Member David Brown

[ 0 ] January 2, 2015

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 […]

December 2014: M-Passioned Member Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

December 2014: M-Passioned Member Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

[ 0 ] December 9, 2014

1) What do you do? I am a Library Media Technician at Castle Rock Middle School and I am working on completing my Ph.D. at the University of Colorado Denver in the School of Education and Human Development. I am also a mother of two wonderful little girls.   2) Tell me about your latest […]

Organizational Member Spotlight: The Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB)

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Lubna Adam of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB).  When did MDLAB launch and why? Following the recommendations of an Open Society Foundation sponsored study (Mapping Digital Media: Lebanon), The Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) proposed to […]

November 2014: M-Passioned Member Pamela Rutledge

November 2014: M-Passioned Member Pamela Rutledge

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I am a media psychologist, Director of the Media Psychology Research Center and adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University.  I lecture, write and teach about the positive use and development of media technologies.  One of my passions is to help education parents about the need for media literacy beyond media […]