Our students LOVE the movies, and now that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, NOW would be a great time to think about how to incorporate “the movies” into instruction.
An article published on Middleweb.com by Frank Baker which uses the new year weight loss/diet ad bombardment as another teachable moment for educators to infuse media literacy with their students. The piece includes a link to Frank’s Diet Ads website with resources and suggestions for teaching.
Media educator Frank W. Baker helps educators see and make the connection between STEAM (science, technology,engineering, arts, and math) and both media literacy and media arts.
NAMLE organizational member the San Francisco Film Society is excited to announce the launch of FilmEd., a dynamic new online interactive Open Educational Resource where educators and artists can access the information and tools—and the community—they need to teach media arts in the classroom and to connect filmmakers with young audiences. FilmEd. grew out of […]
Media educator Frank Baker likes to use magazines (like the ones you already have at school or at home) as engaging texts to teach both visual and media literacy. In this Middlweb column, he provides one example with some accompanying questions teachers might want to use to engage their students.