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.
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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.
Copy, Right? Bucknell University’s Eric Faden and his students created this amazing teaching tool that dramatically illustrates principles of copyright and fair use in action — entirely using Disney movie clips. It’s a great tool to make copyright law fun for any class (or adult!).
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.