November 5th, 11:00 AM
Red Rocks Community College
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.
I AM not the MEdia, Inc.
Critical Lenses online exhibit launch
November 6th, 2018
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!
Jimmeka Anderson, firstname.lastname@example.org
Online at https://global.digitalpromise.org/360-story-lab
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.
PSB NewsHour Extra
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.
Wednesday, November 7th, 10:00 AM
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.
Monday, November 5th, 10:00 AM
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.
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…
California State University, Northridge
Los Angeles, CA
Twitter: @Ctr4MediaLit, #commit2medialit
Friday, November 10th, 9:00 AM
University of Rhode Island
80 Washington Street | Providence, RI 02903
Annual Conference, with this year’s theme, “Media Literacy in Uncertain Times”
Carolyn Fortuna, PhD
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.
Center for Media Literacy (CML) videos will be posted on Youtube and Facebook throughout the week.
Thursday, November 7th, 4:30 PM
Centennial HS –
201 South Hurst Road | Burleson, TX 76028
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
Brian Mahoney, Eduscape Marketing Coordinator