This kit provides teachers, college faculty and other educators with the materials needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructivist process of learning how antiwar movements have been perceived by the people in the United States and how the U.S. media has constructed that public perception.
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Our Space is a set of curricular materials designed to encourage high school students to reflect on the ethical dimensions of their participation in new media environments.
Resource Link: Your Digital DNA lesson plan Description: In this 60-minute lesson, students learn about the digital trail they leave behind by searching for information about themselves using a variety of online tools. They discuss the pros and cons of digital tracking, and reflect on what information about themselves is available online for others [...]
This original song and music video was a final project created by one of JoEllen Fisherkeller’s graduate students at New York University who took her course Global Youth Media Fall 2012. They read and discussed all the chapters in the book the student references throughout. For the final project, students are required to synthesize what they have learned from the course, and they have to address a real audience outside the classroom demonstrating what they have learned and suggesting a course of action. Joel McIlven (a.k.a. “appl juc”), interested in hip hop education, created a rap… And it’s quite catchy!
Resource Links: Lesson Plan: Creating A Floor Plan for “To Kill A Mockingbird” Courtroom Scene Description Considering that the new Common Core ELA standards make a direct reference to choices made by a film director, here is an activity that challenges students to create the “floor plan” of a pivotal scene from “To Kill A [...]