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In a world dominated by laptops, Kindles, and cell phones, how can old-school paper books capture the attention of college kids? Easy. Just put Sarah Rafalowitz in charge of the school library, or Learning Lab as it’s called at Carl Sandburg Middle School. A former language arts teacher, Rafalowitz was named director of the Learning …

Diving Brief: Constructivist media decoding is a method that helps students develop critical thinking skills, enabling them to conduct their own learning while honing the ability to examine messages in a variety of media formats through curriculum-based activities which can be as short as five minutes, Chris Sperry and Cyndy Scheibe, co-founders of Project Look …

WAUWATOSA, Wis. – It’s National News Awareness Week and we want to help you figure out what’s credible news and what’s misinformation. Wauwatosa high school students learn these skills by running their newspaper “The Compass.” Each week, these students meet to pitch stories, edit scripts, and plan future coverage. “I did it on a whim …

DELAWARE — In an increasingly digital world, many young people can struggle to tell the difference between news, opinion and advertisements. “I think we have an image of young people as digital natives who seamlessly navigate the internet with an ability that eludes many of us as adults. But the reality is that the data …

An Open Letter to Educators: How Can We Help Students Learn to “Read the World” Dear fellow educators, I am an educator with over two decades of English Language Teaching (ELT) experience and a keen interest in media literacy. Recently, while discussing the film Jai Bhim with some educators i suggested discussing it in class …

NATCHEZ – The Natchez Adams School Board of Trustees recently presented a great honor to one of its teaching artists. Mark LaFrancis, artist teaching at the Fallin Career and Technology Center, received the Thad Cochran Distinguished Media Arts Educator Award, an award sponsored by the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education. LaFrancis teaches film and photography …

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) – Peoria Public Schools and Peoria Public Library are kicking off Media Literacy Week with a new program to teach students how to become smarter consumers of media. The library helps students learn about false information circulating on the Internet. This year, Illinois became the first state to require high …

The Boston Globe’s weekly Ocean State Innovators presents a question-and-answer session with Rhode Island innovators who are launching new businesses and nonprofits, conducting groundbreaking research and reshaping the state’s economy. Send tips and suggestions to reporter Alexa Gagosz at [email protected] Most elementary and high school students in Rhode Island do not receive media literacy, according …

CARTERVILLE, Ill. (KFVS) – Illinois high school students will learn media literacy skills in the classroom starting next school year. Illinois Public Law 102-0055 requires media education for all Illinois public high school students starting in the 2022-2023 school year. Illinois Media Literacy Coalition co-founders Michael Spikes and Yonty Friesem have created a framework to …

Amid a new era of widespread disinformation about elections, the COVID-19 pandemic, and vaccines, some states are backing down: Illinois recently passed a law require secondary schools to teach media literacy. While many schools across the state and nation teach media literacy in one way or another, Illinois is the first State of the nation …

Stephen Dunn / AP In this photo from December 20, 2017, Ariana Mamudi, 14, a freshman in the digital college student class at Brookfield, Connecticut, searches for information about cyberbullying. The required class teaches media literacy skills and has students examine online news sources. Sunday August 15, 2021 | 2 a.m Illinois became the first …

The state of Illinois will require high schools to teach media literacy starting in fall 2022. Educators at the Illinois State University School of Communication will closely monitor the State Board of Education’s requirements for a media literacy program. Illinois State UniversitySteve Hunt of the ISU School of Communication. Steve Hunt, ISU School of Communication …

“The medium is the message,” said Marshall McLuhan, the famous media theorist in the 1960s. He wrote in the context of the rise of television and how it transformed communications. The point was that when the medium changes, it fundamentally transforms the message itself. Something similar is happening in India now, where old forms of …

The US intelligence community released a report in March detailing how the Iranian and Russian governments orchestrated digital attacks on US social media platforms to influence the 2020 election. According to the report, they did this by bombarding Facebook, Instagram and Twitter with fake profiles, bots and armies of trolls who would engage directly with …

FAIRHAVEN – Media arts students not only pushed through the pandemic, but also drew on their own experiences and made it the screenplay for a new project. Fairhaven High School received 10 nominations and eight awards from the 2021 New England Regional Student Production Awards. Senior Charlie Fernandes set a new record by receiving seven …

As partisanship continues to create a deep ideological chasm in the United States, an informed population may be the only way to bridge the divides. According to the politically neutral nonprofit Media Literacy Now (MLN), the idea of ​​media literacy is crucial given that “… children live in a 24/7 powerful media world. 7 …[along …

Colorado Senate May 3 passed a much-debated bill to provide media education to K-12 schools across the state. The legislation comes as states across the country attempt to make media education part of the school curriculum to teach students to think critically when consuming media, to ask where the information is coming from. and to …

Media education and citizenship education are essential in the digital age, but Gianfranco Polizzi, researcher at the University of Birmingham and Marina Cino Pagliarello, lecturer at UCL, argue that in the UK these are two parallel but disconnected tracks, and that urgent action is needed to bridge the two as part of a more comprehensive …

Get the latest news from Syracuse delivered straight to your inbox. Subscribe to our newsletter here. Six members of the Syracuse University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America wanted middle school students to learn more about media literacy. So they created a Canva presentation. On slide 22, public relations majors introduced their …

After an eight-day delay, House lawmakers spent two more hours on Friday on a media literacy bill that Republicans say will provide one-sided, left-leaning views on the media. House Bill 21-1103 would implement the recommendations of an advisory committee, formed under HB 19-1110, that proposed standards for a media literacy curriculum for public schools. Co-sponsored …

ESSENTIAL FOR FIGHTING DISINFORMATION If you’ve read any report on “fake news” in the last four years, then you’ve come across the term “media literacy” and the calls for its inclusion in public education. I’ve been teaching media literacy for over 20 years (as an educational consultant), but it wasn’t until former President Trump said …

Education experts call for tackling wild conspiracy theories, baseless rumors of rampant voter fraud, and misinformation about COVID-19 through media literacy. After participating in Black Lives Matter rallies and protests in August, some of Virginia Boyle’s students came to her class at Dr. Pedro Albizu Campos Puerto Rican High School saying they had heard that …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the hero of civil rights. Lawson has worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the civil rights hero. Lawson worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using the Story …

Press release Mangaluru, October 19: Offering both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in mass communication and journalism, the Nitte Institute of Communication, established in 2012, is a constituent college of Nitte (reputed to be a university). The only media school of its kind in Mangaluru, the program is a mixture of theory and practice, …

By Marah MorrisonYOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Students at Chaney and East High Schools interested in a career in journalism can get hands-on learning experience in the new television studio at Choffin Career and Technical Center. Choffin students studying media arts and construction technology joined faculty and media members on Wednesday for an open house showcasing the …

After nearly winning the competition last year, the Long Beach State Department of Film and Electronic Arts has had plenty of spots on the 2019 California State University Media Arts Festival finalist list. In 2018, the university won six of the eight “Best Of” awards presented. Since 2016, the department has won a total of …

Republic of Ravalli If a 16th birthday can be considered the threshold between adolescence and adulthood, between formative years and nascent maturity, then the MAPS Media Institute, as it prepares for its 16th year of operation, is fast approaching. MAPS’s mission is to empower, inspire, and prepare Montana’s next generation for future success through professional …

artworxLA launches Design and Media Arts Academy at Central Continuation High School (Left to Right): Shelby Williams-Gonzalez, Executive Director of artworxLA; Denise Gaberman, director of the Academy of Design and Media Arts; Lamar Outlaw, student at DMAA; Natasha Khan, artworxLA teacher; LA City Council Member Curren D. Price, CD 9, at the Design and Media …

Eugenio Lopez Jr. Center for Media Arts Senior High School, pormal nang binuksan. Nasa higit 400 na Grade 11 at 12 Nasa estudiante na kukuha ng Media Arts track and inaasahang papasok sa paaaralang ito sa Hunyo @DZMMTeleRadyo pic.twitter.com/Ccat2LCYqm – Joyce Balancio (@joycebalancio) May 16, 2018 MANILA – The Eugenio Lopez Jr. High School Center …

Theater and Film Arts Entrepreneurship and Social Policy (I&E 290) In David Garfinkle’s class, students have the chance to learn from a pro. Entrepreneurial journeys across the campus This is the first in a series of stories on the I&E certificate. The certificate offers five pathways to help students take courses that best match their …

the Final report of the Australian curriculum review is seriously deficient. Many aspects of the report prompted comment, but not the recommendation that schools must forgo major world-class innovation. For the first time, the media arts, one of the five strands of the arts curriculum, was to become a compulsory subject for primary school students. …

Study Communication and Media Arts (CMA) in the communication capital of the world! Whether you are interested in television, film, digital media, journalism, or public relations and advertising, majors in the Communication and Media Arts Division will prepare you for a successful career in an industry that continues to grow. evolve and grow. In our …