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Org. Member Spotlight: Convergence Academies

[ 0 ] November 23, 2014

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 […]

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 […]

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

October 2014: M-Passioned Member Ron Placone

[ 0 ] October 1, 2014

1) What do you do? I tour the country doing stand-up comedy and speaking on Media Policy at college campuses with my lecture/performance, Madness in the Message. I also run an independent Morning Show on WRFN in Nashville, TN. I guess at the end of the day I create stuff and try to find other people that care […]

Org. Member Spotlight: The Bush School

[ 0 ] September 30, 2014

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 […]

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

[ 0 ] July 30, 2014

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 […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Press4Kids

Org. Member Spotlight: Press4Kids

[ 0 ] July 28, 2014

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 […]