Teacher/author, Chris Sperry, draws lessons from 30 years of integrating media analysis into high school social studies and English classes. He describes a high school world history project where students role play world leaders who debate solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the Middle East. Sperry shows how media literacy instructional methods and core concepts link to the development of core knowledge, skills, attitudes and motivation in adolescents.
Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative at Ithaca College. We support the integration of media literacy into classroom curricula at all grade levels and instructional areas. Our curriculum-driven […]