This resource from the Media Education Lab offers a primer in copyright and fair use for all media literacy educators. Download and read the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education, watch informative videos, “Schoolhouse Rocks” style songs, and access curriculum resources. Essential for any educator who suffers from “copyright confusion”!
Washington, D.C. – Americans are constantly trying to keep up with the latest digital tools and technologies. Whether it’s touch screen computers, smart phones, or user-generated news sites, access to information does not automatically translate into knowing how to use these tools in effective ways that help people in their everyday lives. From parents concerned [...]
NAMLE is proud to be a sponsor of the World Summit on Media for Children and Youth.
The Summit in Karlstad, Sweden on June 14 – 18, 2010 will host 2,000 delegates from 100 countries and feature the world’s leading experts on children and media. The event will offer opportunities to network, to be part of debates, to be interactive and to be part of workshops to share your perspective, experience and expertise.
NAMLE President Sherri Hope Culver was a panelist discussing “Access to Information and Skills”, one of three panels conducted at the Newseum in Washington, DC as part of the release of the Knight Commission Report on the Information Needs of Communities in a Democracy. In “Informing Communities: Sustaining Democracy in the Digital Age” the Commission offers 15 policy measures to help Americans meet their local information needs.
As a participating member of the thrice-yearly meetings of the National Forum on Information Literacy in Washington, DC, NAMLE is proud to support Information Literacy Awareness Month. In promoting the very closely allied skill of media literacy, NAMLE encourages educators to take this opportunity to learn how they can increase their efforts to help students [...]
Is your Senator on board? Find out below. A bill introduced in the Senate by Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) provides matching federal funds to states offering students curriculum options that integrate key 21st-century skills – including information literacy and media literacy. The bill is currently under consideration by the Senate Finance Committee. The 21st Century Skills [...]