Media literacy educator (and lifetime NAMLE member) Frank Baker wants “to help today’s media-saturated students realize the lengths that political consultants will go to get (and keep) our attention.
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A web page resource that offers educators articles, lesson plans, activities, videos and more that helps link filmmaking to STEAM.
Teaching Democracy: A Media Literacy Approach provides a model for critical media literacy, involving both media analysis and media production, that aims to deepen students’ ability to identify, analyze, and act upon issues in their community. Engagement with community concerns and giving voice to marginal or alternative points of view contributes to the public good and thus is an important act of democracy. This resource was originally developed by the Japanese American Museum in conjunction with the Center for Media Literacy’s staff, Elizabeth Thoman and Jeff Share.
Resource Link: MediaLit Moments Description: MediaLit Moments are quick media literacy activities that create AHA moments in the classroom. Activities for deconstruction and construction included with the Center for Media […]
This easy-to-use guide describes the Center for Media Literacy’s overall approach to media literacy, focusing primarily on media deconstruction. It provides definitions and basic theory on media literacy education. It is a basic primer on the Core Concepts of media literacy, as well as the Empowerment Spiral and questions for deconstruction, and close analysis techniques. Special questions for early childhood and for more advanced inquiry are also included.