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 [...]
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Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture (by Stanley Baran) ($41.99 + free shipping). This text encourages students to be active media consumers and gives them a deeper understanding of the role that the media play in both shaping and reflecting culture. Through this cultural perspective, students learn that audience members are as much [...]
Beyond the Textbook: Using Trade Books and Databases to Teach Our Nation’s History, Grades 7-12 (By Carianne Bernadowski, Patricia Liotta Kolencik, Robert Del Greco) During a time of standards-based instruction, Beyond the Textbook: Using Trade Books and Databases to Teach Our Nation’s History, Grades 7–12 will fill the gap in today’s middle and high school classrooms to simultaneously [...]
Who Owns the Learning?: Preparing Students for Success in the Digital Age (by Alan November) ($11.43 + free shipping). Learn how to harness students’ natural curiosity to develop them into self-directed learners. Discover how technology allows students to take ownership of their learning, create and share learning tools, and participate in work that is meaningful [...]
New Media Literacies and Participatory Popular Cuture Across Borders (edited by Bronwyn Williams and Amy A. Zenger). ($38.66 plus free shipping). How do students’ online literacy practices intersect with online popular culture? In this book scholars from a range of countries including Australia, Lebanon, Nepal, Qatar, South Africa, Turkey, and the United States illustrate and analyze [...]
A.D.D.: Adolescent Demo Division ($24.15 + free shipping). NAMLE National Advisory Board Member, Douglas Rushkoff, (also a world-renowned media theorist, Frontline TV correspondent and author) writes about the world’s luckiest teen gamers—the Adolescent Demo Division. The A.D.D. are Raised from birth to test media, appear on reality TV and enjoy the fruits of corporate culture, the squad [...]