Press4kids (P4K) was created in 2012 to fill a need of delivering current events to a young audience in an engaging and age-appropriate manner. In today’s plugged-in world, children can no longer be spared from the news, so we decided to deliver a news experience that encourages global citizenship and daily reading of nonfiction. P4K […]
Category: NAMLE Action!
July 8, 2014 – The National Association for Media Literacy Education today announced the election of four new board members for two-year terms beginning August 1, 2014. Kristi Avram brings more than a decade of entertainment publicity, event planning and marketing experience, having held executive positions at Samuel Goldman Films, Roadside Attractions, New Line Cinema, […]
Profile by Emily Bailin Founded in 1999, Scenarios USA is a national non-profit organization that uses writing and filmmaking to engage young people in identifying the issues that shape their lives and in leading the campaigns that will change the outcomes. The program prioritizes the voices of youth from marginalized communities, elevating them in mainstream […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 & […]