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Cyndy Scheibe holding sign "I'm committed to media literacy for everyone"

“I’m committed to media literacy for everyone!”

[ 0 ] August 7, 2013

Cyndy Scheibe is a professor of psychology at Ithaca College and the founder and executive director of Project Look Sharp. Scheibe first became interested in media literacy when she attended the 1995 National Media Literacy Conference in Los Angeles. She was especially inspired by a speech by Renee Hobbs and a session with Renee Cherow-O’Leary […]

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.

Project Look Sharp Releases Two New Free Curriculum Kits for K-5 Social Studies

Project Look Sharp Releases Two New Free Curriculum Kits for K-5 Social Studies

[ 0 ] June 8, 2012

NAMLE member, Project Look Sharp, a media literacy initiative at Ithaca College, released two new curriculum kits: Introducing Africa and Causes of the American Revolution. These kits are available for free to educators at www.projectlooksharp.org.  The kits, which contain a diverse array of media forms, were designed for use in elementary school social studies classes. Introducing Africa begins with […]

Project Look Sharp's Media Literacy Summer Institute 2012, 5-day Immersion Course

Project Look Sharp’s Media Literacy Summer Institute 2012, 5-day Immersion Course

[ 0 ] April 24, 2012

NAMLE organizational member, Project Look Sharp, a media literacy initiative at Ithaca College, will be hosting its annual Media Literacy Summer Institute from July 16 through July 20 at Ithaca College, a private college in upstate New York. The Summer Institute is a five-day immersion course in integrating critical thinking, media analysis and media production […]

Ithaca College Goes to Shangri-La to Teach Media Literacy

Ithaca College Goes to Shangri-La to Teach Media Literacy

[ 0 ] February 1, 2012

Project Look Sharp at Ithaca College is working with educators in Bhutan to integrate media literacy throughout the country. Bhutan, located at the eastern end of the Himalayas, is the last nation in the world to receive television. Chris Sperry, the director of curriculum and staff development for Project Look Sharp, will be in Bhutan […]

4 Reasons 2 Stay Fri-Mon

4 Reasons 2 Stay Fri-Mon

[ 0 ] May 21, 2011

The NAMLE 2011 Conference spans four days: Friday, July 22 (the pre-conference day) through Monday, July 25. Here’s just a taste of why you’ll want to stay for all of them. Richard Beach (University of Minnesota) provides attendees with a hands-on experience in using digital annotation tools (i.e. Diigo, iAnnotate, Garageband/Audicity, VoiceThread, VideoAnt, YouTube Annotations, […]