As a model demonstration project, the Convergence Academies initiative incubates new teaching and learning strategies that can significantly increase the skills, knowledge and agency that students need to thrive in a 21st century networked society. With a focus on media and news literacy, information quality, and youth-centered media production, students and teachers in the Convergence […]
Category: NAMLE Action!
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 […]
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 […]
The Board Of Cooperative Educational Services of St. Lawrence-Lewis Counties (The SLL BOCES) serves 18 school districts in St. Lawrence and Lewis Counties, New York, by providing cost-effective shared services, including career training for high-school students and adults, special education, alternative schools, technology education, and teacher training, as well as dozens of programs to expand […]
NAMLE Executive Director, Michelle Ciulla Lipkin recently asked Lillian Holtzclaw Stern, founder of Press4Kids, the scoop on News-o-matic. Here’s what she said. 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 […]