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Teaching The Academy Awards

Teaching The Academy Awards

[ 0 ] February 4, 2014

Our students LOVE the movies, and now that the Academy Award nominations have been announced, NOW would be a great time to think about how to incorporate “the movies” into instruction.

Morality & Mortality in Viking Society

Morality & Mortality in Viking Society

[ 0 ] June 5, 2013

“This lesson, “Morality & Mortality in Viking Society,” is original student work created for the teacher preparation core course CI 2300: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age at Appalachian State University.

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.

Media Literacy Theme Song: Global Youth Media (You've got to check this)

Media Literacy Theme Song: Global Youth Media (You’ve got to check this)

[ 0 ] January 18, 2013

This original song and music video was a final project created by one of JoEllen Fisherkeller’s graduate students at New York University who took her course Global Youth Media Fall 2012. They read and discussed all the chapters in the book the student references throughout. For the final project, students are required to synthesize what they have learned from the course, and they have to address a real audience outside the classroom demonstrating what they have learned and suggesting a course of action. Joel McIlven (a.k.a. “appl juc”), interested in hip hop education, created a rap… And it’s quite catchy!

Info Chat on NAMLE Conference 2013 Proposal Formats: Submit by January 21!

Info Chat on NAMLE Conference 2013 Proposal Formats: Submit by January 21!

[ 0 ] January 15, 2013

In this 2013 NAMLE Conference Call for Proposals Info Chat, Conference Program Chair Erin Reilly gives President Sherri Culver “the skinny” on this year’s innovative presentation format options.

Read more about them and the proposal guidelines on the Call for Proposals page, and be sure to submit your proposal by January 21!

Here Come The Toy Ads

Here Come The Toy Ads

[ 0 ] December 1, 2012

As Holiday 2012 approaches, parents and educators have another one of those “teachable moments.” Using toy commercials in the classroom (or at home) is a great way to jump-start media literacy.