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Using Super Bowl Ads In The Classroom

Using Super Bowl Ads In The Classroom

[ 0 ] March 9, 2015

Teaching Media Literacy With Super Bowl Ads

Using Holiday Toy Commercials To Instill Media Literacy Skills

Using Holiday Toy Commercials To Instill Media Literacy Skills

[ 0 ] March 9, 2015

Media literacy guru Frank W. Baker wants to convince teachers that toy advertisements are a great media literacy teaching tool.

Connecting Filmmaking With STEM & STEAM

Connecting Filmmaking With STEM & STEAM

[ 0 ] March 9, 2015

A web page resource that offers educators articles, lesson plans, activities, videos and more that helps link filmmaking to STEAM.

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Media & Values Online Archive

[ 0 ] November 15, 2014

All of the Center for Media Literacy”s work has its roots in Media&Values magazine. As Media&Values evolved over its 15-year history during the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, it documented many issues still important and relevant today, and grew from a potpourri of interesting tidbits to a publication with extensive editorial crafting as an educational resource. Media&Values is a direct reflection of the early days of media literacy in the United States, and it provided a foundation for a national movement.

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Teaching Democracy: A Media Literacy Approach

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014

Teaching Democracy: A Media Literacy Approach provides a model for critical media literacy, involving both media analysis and media production, that aims to deepen students’ ability to identify, analyze, and act upon issues in their community. Engagement with community concerns and giving voice to marginal or alternative points of view contributes to the public good and thus is an important act of democracy. This resource was originally developed by the Japanese American Museum in conjunction with the Center for Media Literacy’s staff, Elizabeth Thoman and Jeff Share.

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Change Management: a media literacy e-book

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014

This e-book by Tessa Jolls, the Center for Media Literacy’s president, is the first element published in the CML Trilogy of education resources titled Media Literacy: A System for Learning Anytime, Anywhere. It addresses the changing role of media librarians and principals in an educational setting where media literacy is central to students’ acquiring and applying content knowledge.