Partners and supporters shared their thoughts on the launch of the first National Media Literacy Week. Press outlets also reported on MLW’s success. Read all about 2015 Media Literacy Week here.
The wonderful students at Cedar Crest College sent their thanks to NAMLE. medialiteracyweekthankyou
University California, Northridge students created an infographic to archive their MLW activities/events.
Check out these links to the Proud2Bme Facebook Challenge.
Media Literacy Week Partner, NCTV media literacy week efforts covered by local press. NCTV MLW Article.
Video footage of the panel discussion for Media Literacy Week coordinated by the Graduate Program in Developmental Education at Texas State and hosted by the San Marcos Public Library a can be found here and here. Panelists included Chris Gonzalez (a social media marketer), Eliot Stone (a social anthropologist and documentarian), Heath Allyn (a commercial actor), and Caitlin McFarland and Emily Gipson (the co-founders of the ATX Television Festival). Moderated by Elizabeth Threadgill. Photos can be found here.
Check out the calendar of events from Sejal Patel, Photography Teacher at Beaver Country Day School in Massachusetts. Beaver Country Day School MLWEEK
Kyle Morean, a technology and media literacy teacher at Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School in Washington, D.C., explains how news literacy can help students make sense of the 24/7/365 news and information blitz.
From News-o-matic Reader Lucy, Age 9 “The Media Literacy Week is really good. You can’t always trust the media. They can say this and that but it might not be true. ” These pictures were drawn by kids 7-11 in response to News-o-matic story about MLW.
Check out these awesome pictures of Frank Baker speaking with students at the Academy of Motion Pictures in L.A.
At Journey School, a public charter school in Orange County, where Diana Graber teachers Cyber Civics, students in three grades celebrated the week by engaging in the following activities: 8th graders continued their exploration of gender stereotypes in media by conducting a review of both print and video media sources and blogging about their findings (see images); 7th graders read and assessed the privacy policies of popular social media sites; and 6th graders explored the “five themes of citizenship” as they considered what it means to be a citizen of the digital world. See these pictures taken by Nirzhar Pradhan.