1) What do you do? I serve as the Executive Director of an organization called the West Philadelphia Alliance for Children (WePAC) which focuses on early childhood literacy in urban neighborhoods by re-opening formerly closed libraries in elementary schools and staffing them with skilled volunteers, donated resources and reading enrichment programs. We operate 12 libraries […]
Tag: "media literacy"
This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Lubna Adam of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB). When did MDLAB launch and why? Following the recommendations of an Open Society Foundation sponsored study (Mapping Digital Media: Lebanon), The Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) proposed to […]
1) What do you do? I am a media psychologist, Director of the Media Psychology Research Center and adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University. I lecture, write and teach about the positive use and development of media technologies. One of my passions is to help education parents about the need for media literacy beyond media […]
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 […]
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 […]
1) What do you do? By day during the week I am proud to serve adolescent learners and teachers as the Literacy Coach, Professional Development Facilitator, and Reading Department Chair at an amazing A rated public Charter High School. G-Star School of the Arts for Film Animation & Performing Arts is in West Palm Beach, Florida, […]