We’re happy to announce the results of the recent election for the Board of Directors for the 2013-2015 term. Reflecting the growing reach of media literacy across multiple disciplines, the 15-member board now includes representatives from higher education, independent media, after-school programs, media production, organizational communications, research and public health. Newly elected “At Large” Board [...]
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 [...]
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.
Thanks again to Cyndy Scheibe from Project Look Sharp, Emily Long from the LAMP, and Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz from NAMAC for participating in our first NAMLE Spotlight Series hangout! The video is now available on our YouTube channel: The conversation focused on current projects from our participating groups and then forayed into various challenges and [...]
What do Voices of Hope, iCarly, and Jon Stewart have in common? They have all been winners of NAMLE’s Media Literate Media award. Nominations are now being accepted for 2013. Do you know of a person, program, organization, or initiative in mainstream media that deserves this honor? Specifically, we’re looking for those who: Have raised [...]