Everyone is focused on meeting the Common Core State Standards. Hop aboard the Media Literacy Education Tour, a workshop that will show the how inquiry-based media literacy education can be your ticket to student engagement and achievement of the ELA standards. Your Tour Guides for this adventure are Faith Rogow & Vanessa Domine, both veteran [...]
2013 Conference News
We’re gearing up for an amazing conference in July! Check out the list of sessions, read about the first keynote speaker, filmmaker and innovator Tiffany Shlain, and register now to take advantage of extended Early Bird rates.
New in the Resource Hub!
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.
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.
Critical Media Pedagogy: Teaching For Achievement in City Schools (Ernest Morrell, Rudy Dueñnas, Veronica Garcia, Jorge Lopez) ($26.96 + free shipping). This practical book examines how teaching media in high school English and social studies classrooms can address major challenges in our educational system. The authors argue that, in addition to providing underserved youth with access [...]
1) What do you do? I’m currently in limbo as to what I do. In May I complete my Master’s program from Marquette University, where my emphasis in media studies was molded to research in the areas of media literacy education and scholastic journalism. Starting this fall, I will be an English and Journalism teacher and [...]
The Latest NAMLE Action!
SciGirls is a PBS Kids series, website, and educational initiative that targets girls ages 8 to 13. It addresses a singular but powerful goal: to inspire, enable and maximize STEM learning and participation, encouraging greater interest in STEM careers. Each SciGirls half-hour episode follows a different group of enthusiastic girls and their mentor as they [...]
Portland Community Media is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides tools, training and facilities to assist the community in the production of local, non-commercial videos for cable channels and the Internet. Our Mission: We connect people to media technologies and ensure equitable access for communities to share their stories, viewpoints and culture for the purpose [...]
MLE Community News
National Literacy Action Week (NLAW) will take place January 28th-February 3rd, 2013.
During this week, campus literacy programs nationwide join together to raise awareness about literacy and create change on their campuses and in their communities.
If you’re attending, consider reporting back to NAMLE on the roll of media literacy in the conference. If you are presenting on media literacy at this conference, please let us know.
Tribute by Theresa Redmond After more than thirty years advocating for and advancing the state of media literacy education in the United States, Dr. David Considine, professor at Appalachian State University and creator and coordinator of the Graduate Program in Media Literacy, retired this year (2012). For some at Appalachian, this year may seem like [...]