Meet the Education and Community Engagement Committee:
Debbie Fucoloro, Mary Pat Gallagher, Don Goble, Rebecca Morrison, Sara Whitlock
[other committee members, photos, plus bios, will be updated soon]
Some Media Literacy Resource recommendations from GMLP Education and Community Engagement Committee members:
• Generation M2: Media in the Lives of 8-to 18-Year-Olds
• PSB Teachers: Digital Media Literacy
• Media Literacy Pinterest
• Media Literacy Wikispace
• Common Sense Media
• Consortium for Media Literacy
• Transforming Education with Digital and Media Literacy
• Media Education Lab
• Massachusetts Media Literacy Consortium
• Goodnight, iPad by Ann Droyd
• Arthur’s TV Trouble by Marc Brown
• Coming Distractions: Questioning Movies by Frank Baker
• At the Controls: Questioning Video and Computer Games by Neil Andersen
• Blackout written and illustrated by John Rocco
• Digital and Media Literacy by Renee Hobbs
CONFERENCES FOR K-12 EDUCATORS
by Rebecca Morrison, Cooperating School Districts
Gateway Media Literacy Partner’s Education Community Engagement Committee is hosting a special event for K-12 educators, Media Literacy Mini Conference: Pedagogy and Production, at Cooperating School Districts on Friday, June 7, 2013 from 7:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. This mini conference is open to library media specialists, teachers, technology integration specialists- anyone who wants to exchange ideas and learn more about media literacy. Preregistration is encouraged but not required; seating is limited to 60 attendees. St. Louis educators Don Goble and Julie Smith will keynote this event, followed by two different session times with various resources, programs, and ideas shared from area experts in the field media literacy. Cost for event is $10 (cash only) at the door, which covers breakfast and printed materials. For questions regarding the Media Literacy Mini Conference: Pedagogy and Production, contact GMLP ECE co-chairs Mary Pat Gallagher or Rebecca Morrison.
30th Midwest Education Technology Conference took place February 11-13
METC is held annually in St. Louis, Missouri, by Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis. There are several strands, including: Library & Media Literacy, which focuses on information and communications literacy. The target audience is library media specialists, technology integration specialists, and those educators responsible for teaching communication arts. The conference in 2013 is February 11-13th; METC presentations include:
- Information and Web Literacy
- Copyright & Fair use
- Creative Commons
- Library & classroom collaboration
- Netiquette & Digital Citizenship
- Digital Librarian
- Reading & Writing Blogs
Select session of METC 2013 are available for viewing online, for free.
Click here to learn more.
Midwest Spotlight Educators needed for METC 2014. CSD is taking submissions until May 31, 2013, learn more here.
IMAGES FROM June 7, 2012 • The Last Survivor Screening • The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center • by Rebecca Morrison, Cooperating School Districts
Hosted by The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center, Gateway Media Literacy Partners, The Missouri Council for Social Students, and Big Picture Instructional Design was a free professional development workshop on June 7, 2012 for the film The Last Survivor. The film follows the survivors of four genocides and mass atrocities- The Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur, and Congo. The purpose of the film is for viewers to learning from the mistakes of the past in order to inform how we, an an international community, respond to similar issues today. The June event took place at The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center at 12 Millstone Campus Drive in St. Louis, Missouri. In addition to the screening, a Holocaust Survivor was in attendance and took questions from the audience of educators. Lastly, classroom-ready materials were shared with the educators during a follow-up discussion.