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"Art in the 21st Century" Educators' Guides

“Art in the 21st Century” Educators’ Guides

[ 0 ] August 8, 2013

Art21 produces free, 32-page Educators’ Guides to accompany each season of the PBS broadcast series, “Art in the Twenty-First Century,” and other Art21 films.

Curriculum Kits: Media Constructions of Sustainability

Curriculum Kits: Media Constructions of Sustainability

[ 0 ] July 13, 2013

This free online curriculum kit from Project Look Sharp provides teachers, college faculty and community educators with the materials needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructivist process of learning how sustainability has been presented in the media with a particular focus on issues related to food, water and agriculture.

Media Construction of Peace

Media Construction of Peace

[ 0 ] February 18, 2013

This kit provides teachers, college faculty and other educators with the materials needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructivist process of learning how antiwar movements have been perceived by the people in the United States and how the U.S. media has constructed that public perception.

The LAMPlatoon Wants YOU! Advertising Literacy By The LAMP

The LAMPlatoon Wants YOU! Advertising Literacy By The LAMP

[ 0 ] October 18, 2012

The LAMPlatoon Wants YOU! This LAMPlit resource guide takes you through the process of breaking a commercial and joining The LAMPlatoon. Learn how to choose an ad for your video, understand the basics of advertising literacy, get tips for video editing and much more.

Multiple States of the Union (written assignment)

[ 0 ] October 18, 2012

This is a great writing assignment for a college-level class in a spring semester. Students watch news reports of the State of the Union address from two media outlets – one conservative, one liberal. They analyze the rhetoric used, and compare the two accounts. My students in the past became really engaged in this assignment, and said they never realized how biased some ‘news’ media are.

My Pop Studio

My Pop Studio

[ 0 ] October 18, 2012

My Pop Studio is a free online game that introduces children ages 9-14 to digital and media literacy, taking them “behind the scenes” to think critically about how media is created and to question the messages we see. Lesson plans and activities accompany the website and are available as free downloads to enhance the digital learning experience.