Media Literacy Week Events · Ongoing · Southwest Region

Media and Information Literacy Week

Event Details:
November 5th, 11:00 AM
Red Rocks Community College
Lakewood, Colorado
http://www.rrcc.edu

Event Description:
The library would like to reserve a table on the bridge for the week of November 5th to promote UNESCO’s Media and Information Literacy Week, a week of learning about the social and political implications of media and how to find, critically evaluate, and responsibly create various types of media.

Contact Information:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RRCCLibraryServices/

Media Literacy Week Events · November 6th · Ongoing · Southeast Region

Critical Lenses Online Exhibit Launch

Event Details:
I AM not the MEdia, Inc.
Critical Lenses online exhibit launch
Charlotte, NC
November 6th, 2018
www.criticallenses.com

Event Description:
The Critical Lenses Online Exhibit launches on November 6th 2017 to showcase the work of teens in Media Literacy Education!

Exhibit is created by teens in the I AM not the MEdia, Inc. program!

Contact Information:
Jimmeka Anderson, jimmeka@iamnotthemedia.org
Twitter:@iamnotthemedia

Media Literacy Week Events · National Events · Ongoing · Supporter

Making 360º Media: A Conversation about Immersive Storytelling and Media Literacy

Event Details:
Online at https://global.digitalpromise.org/360-story-lab

Event Description:
During Media Literacy Week, Digital Promise Global’s 360º Story Lab will release the first in a series of Making 360º Media interviews with educators from around the world who are using immersive storytelling techniques to build students’ technology and production skills and develop their ability to identify and understand other perspectives. Alongside the interview series, we’ll share a collection of 360º videos created by young people to inspire positive action on issues they care about.

Digital Promise Global’s Making 360º Media interview series will be posted online on the 360º Story Lab.

Contact Information:
https://global.digitalpromise.org 
Twitter: @global_dp
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DigitalPromiseGlobal/

 

Media Literacy Week Events · National Events · Ongoing

How Media Literacy Makes the News Media Better at Their Jobs

Event Details:
PSB NewsHour Extra
Online
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/

Event Description:
Each day of Media Literacy Week, PBS NewsHour Extra’s daily news stories will include a student-produced video from Student Reporting Labs’ “Misinformation Overload” series and a special #MediaLit activity that asks students to share honest feedback about the PBS news story they just viewed.

Contact Information:
Victoria Pasquantonio
Education Producer
PBS NewsHour
vpasquantonio@newshour.org
https://srlmisinformationoverload.tumblr.com/

Twitter:
@NewsHourExtra
@ReportingLabs

National Events · November 7th · Ongoing

Media Literacy Lesson Plans: Critical Thinking Seminar

Event Details:
Wednesday, November 7th, 10:00 AM
ProCon.org

Event Description:
ProCon.org presents a free media literacy lesson plan for educators: Critical Thinking Seminar. Use the provided worksheets to give students criteria to analyze several pro and con quotations from experts to improve their media literacy.
https://www.procon.org/view.background-resource.php?resourceID=006081

Contact Information:
Twitter:@procon_org
Facebook: https://facebook.com/procon.org

National Events · November 5th · Ongoing

Media Literacy Lesson Plans: Hunting for the Main Idea

Event Details:
Monday, November 5th, 10:00 AM
ProCon.org

Event Description:
ProCon.org presents a free media literacy lesson plan for educators: Hunting for the Main Idea. Use our headline article about Russian Twitter bots during the 2016 election to teach students how to distill the main ideas from an informational text.
https://www.procon.org/view.background-resource.php?resourceID=006129

Contact Information:
Twitter:@procon_org
Facebook: https://facebook.com/procon.org

Ongoing · Pacific States Region

Media Literacy Week Partnership with CSUN journalism students

Event Details:
CML is partnering with Professor Bobbie Eisenstock’s journalism students at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) for a variety of Commit2MediaLit activities on campus including pop-up newsroom, videos, Facebook challenge…

Event Location:
California State University, Northridge
Los Angeles, CA
http://www.medialit.org

Contact Information:
https://www.medialit.org/

Twitter: @Ctr4MediaLit,  #commit2medialit

 

National Events · Northeast Region · Ongoing

Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference

Event Details:
Friday, November 10th, 9:00 AM
University of Rhode Island
80 Washington Street | Providence, RI 02903
https://northeastregionalmedialiteracyconference.com/

Event Description:
Annual Conference, with this year’s theme, “Media Literacy in Uncertain Times”

Contact Information:
Carolyn Fortuna, PhD
c4tuna31@gmail.com

Twitter: @theNRMLC
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theNRMLC/

National Events · Northwest Events · Ongoing

Commit2MediaLit!

Event Description:
CML will film students from around the country telling us why they Commit2MediaLit. Videos will be posted on CML’s YouTube channel and Facebook page during Media Literacy Week.

Event Details:
Center for Media Literacy (CML) videos will be posted on Youtube and Facebook throughout the week.
http://www.medialit.org

Contact Information:
https://www.medialit.org/

Twitter: @Ctr4MediaLit,
Facebook: Facebook.com/centerformedialiteracy
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/medialitkit

National Events · Ongoing · Southwest Region

Texas Digital Citizenship Symposium

Event Details:
Thursday, November 7th, 4:30 PM
Centennial HS –
Eduscape
201 South Hurst Road | Burleson, TX 76028

Event Description:
Eduscape, in partnership with Common Sense Media, will be holding the Texas Digital Citizenship Symposium on November 10th at Centennial High School of the Burleson ISD in Burleson, TX. A Digital Citizenship Symposium is an all-day educational event on Digital Citizenship comprised of breakout sessions on topics including Digital Footprint and Identity, Cyberbullying and Digital Drama, Relationships and Social Media, and Media Literacy.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

1. Keeping Students’ Data Safe
2. Social Emotional Learning & Digital Citizenship
3. Digital Footprints – Keeping the Trail Clean
4. A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Digital Citizenship
5. Leading Digital Citizenship: A District Wide Model
6. Building a Culture of Digital Citizenship
7. The Role of Family Support to Digital Citizenship
8. To Screen or Not to Screen: Maintaining a Balance

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/texas-digital-citizenship-symposium-burleson-isd-tickets-48563251994

Contact Information:
Brian Mahoney, Eduscape Marketing Coordinator
brian@eduscape.com
https://bit.ly/dcsworldtour

Twitter: @dcsworldtour
Twitter: @eduscape
Facebook: https://facebook.com/eduscapelearning