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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 […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Scenarios USA

Org. Member Spotlight: Scenarios USA

[ 0 ] June 29, 2014

Profile by Emily Bailin Founded in 1999, Scenarios USA is a national non-profit organization that uses writing and filmmaking to engage young people in identifying the issues that shape their lives and in leading the campaigns that will change the outcomes. The program prioritizes the voices of youth from marginalized communities, elevating them in mainstream […]

National Eating Disorders Association Digital Media Literacy Toolkit

National Eating Disorders Association Digital Media Literacy Toolkit

[ 0 ] June 18, 2014

The Get REAL! Toolkit features interactive activities to think critically about the body image messages we see, hear and read in the digital media culture every day.

Teaching The Academy Awards

Teaching The Academy Awards

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

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.

Teachable Moment: Here Come The Weight Loss/Diet Ads

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

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.

STEAM & Media Literacy

[ 0 ] January 12, 2014

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.