Thinking, Fast and Slow. Kahneman, Daniel. (2011). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. David Cooper Moore, Center for Media and Information Literacy, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA [View PDF] Cognitive psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky eventually (and unexpectedly) made their mark on the economics world by challenging rational choice theory, a theory of classical economics […]
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Bringing the World to School: Integrating News and Media Literacy in Elementary Classrooms (JMLE 5:1)
For three years, the Powerful Voices for Kids program, a university-school partnership program of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island, developed a multifaceted approach to integrate news and current events into in-school and after-school instruction in K-6 schools. Three case studies detailing the program’s impact on an undergraduate novice instructor, an […]
My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9-14 to digital and media literacy, taking them “behind the scenes” to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see. Lesson plans and activities accompany the website and are available as free downloads to enhance the digital learning experience.
This resource from the Media Education Lab offers a primer in copyright and fair use for all media literacy educators. Download and read the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education, watch informative videos, “Schoolhouse Rocks” style songs, and access curriculum resources. Essential for any educator who suffers from “copyright confusion”!
Stargate Studios created a revealing reel of the green-screening they use for many of the most popular shows on television. Did you know how extensive green-screening is in nearly every show you watch?