Use The Emmy Awards to Teach Media Literacy

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As the Emmys return to celebrate the art and craft of television in September, how can we encourage students to view programming actively, with “the thinking parts of their brains turned on”? Media educator, and lifetime NAMLE member, Frank W. Baker helps pull back the curtain on the production process.


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Frank W. Baker is a media literacy education consultant and the author of three books, including Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom (ISTE, 2012). He contributed two chapters to Mastering Media Literacy (Solution Tree, 2014). He is a recipient of the National Telemedia Council‘s annual Jessie McCanse Award given for individual contributions to the field of media literacy over at least 10 years. Follow him on Twitter @fbaker and visit his resource-rich website Media Literacy Clearinghouse.

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