Just suppose, What you thought you knew was really a looking glass. Distorted depictions of the view. I’d want you to turn your focus on me – around to see. Deconstruct me – I’m every hue you’ve seen and not. So much to comprehend. Ask me, listen to me. Advocate for me, share with me […]
What is Media Literacy Week?
Media literacy is a discipline that truly spans the ages. Young children, college students, and seniors are applying this critical thinking skill to make sense of the wealth of information being conveyed through the channels of mass communication. The Seventh Annual Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the Gateway Media Literacy Partners, November 10-17, 2013, features digital interactive sessions, television and radio broadcasts, walking tours and panel discussions--all focusing on ways in which media literacy enriches the lives of people at different stages. In addition, we'll honor this year's GMLP Charles Klotzer Media Literacy Award honorees. And, to add to the conversations, you'll hear ...
Gateways of Yesterday’s Today – Media Literacy Poem – 2013
[caption id="attachment_4245" align="alignleft" width="150"] Deborah Allen[/caption] Just suppose, What you thought you knew was really a looking glass. Distorted depictions of the view. I’d want you to turn your focus on me – around to see. Deconstruct me - I’m every hue you’ve seen and not. So much to comprehend. Ask me, listen to me. Advocate for me, share with me – Your thoughts, your will to know, mere transparency. Outweigh anyone, anything that sees me as a compartment of singular space Create timeless images that view my world as an ocean of many worlds Gateways of yesterdays’ forgotten and repressed souls. They are here today still. Greater values and veiled vestiges, plump morsels for ...
Gateway Media Literacy Partners’ Seventh Annual Media Literacy Week “Media Literacy Across the Ages” November 10-17, 2013* Calendar of Events Join the official bonfyre ** for GMLP’s Media Literacy Week, to share content, chat…and more! www.http://goo.gl/wf6Oe2 *Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 10 pm KDHX Community Radio – 88.1 – 2013 KDHX Community Media is a 2013 […]
Media literacy is a discipline that truly spans the ages. Young children, college students, and seniors are applying this critical thinking skill to make sense of the wealth of information being conveyed through the channels of mass communication. The Seventh Annual Media Literacy Week, sponsored by the Gateway Media Literacy Partners, November 10-17, 2013, features digital […]
August 28, 2013 By Don Corrigan From Wash U. to SLU to Webster U., hundreds of freshmen moved into new living quarters on St. Louis college campuses this past weekend. On Monday, many of them were sitting in media literacy classes. Media literacy is defined as “an array of…. Read more: http://www.westendword.com/Articles-Columnists-c-2013-08-27-188773.114137-Media-Literacy-and-First-Amendment-Rights.html#ixzz2ecM8vswL
St. Louis Suburban Council International Reading Association Presents 2013 LITERACY FOR ALL CONFERENCE “Literacy for Life” Saturday, October, 2013 7:30 a.m. – 6:00pm William L. Clay, Sr. Early Childhood Development/Parenting Education Center at Harris-Stowe State University 10 N. Compton Ave. St. Louis, MO 63103 Registration Deadline : September 7, 2013 Registration: $25 Click for more […]
By Don Goble It has become apparent to educators around the world, that the 21st Century learning model must be different that the 20th century. In fact, 46 states around the country are making plans to implement a new initiative called the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). The CCSS standards “are designed to be robust and… Read More http://edreach.us/2013/03/27/5-major-benefits-of-media-literacy-and-its-relationship-to-the-common-core-state-standards/
by Donald Miller This past December, thirteen-year-old McKenna Pope set out to convince toy manufacturer Hasbro to create a “gender neutral” style of their popular Easy Bake Oven. She did this so that her four-year-old brother, Gavin, could enjoy “baking” without the apparent stigma associated with boys who might use the pink and purple […]
Greeting Media Literacy Proponents and Enthusiasts, I am deeply moved and gratified by yet another command performance by a diverse group of regional citizens speaking their views on WHY MEDIA LITERACY IS IMPORTANT . Writing is not easy, even for those who do it every day, yet these participants agreed to honor our deadline […]
By Sarah Evancho Current middle school students are often referred to as “digital natives,” describing the experience of living in a world where the internet, cell phones, and e-mail have always existed. This life experience gives young people knowledge of using digital media which is unprecedented, and affords them access to information in more efficient […]
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Media Literacy Week 2013
- Gateways of Yesterday’s Today – Media Literacy Poem – 2013 October 15, 2013
- 7th Annual Media Literacy Week — 2013 Calendar of Events September 30, 2013
- What is Media Literacy Week? September 29, 2013
- Media Literacy & First Amendment Rights September 11, 2013
- Careers in Media Literacy (2010) March 11, 2010
- Media Literacy: Critical Thinking for the Information Age – A report from the 2010 Midwest Educational Technology Conference February 11, 2010
- Summer Plans? KETC Offers Free Digital Storytelling Classes May 4, 2010
- Growing Up WIRED January 20, 2010
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