Many believe that media literacy is an essential component to education, and our partner The LAMP explains how it could lead to a less divided country.
Posts Tagged: literacy
A professional development program emphasizing process, challenge-based learning, collaboration, and reflection is being held throughout the summer of 2016 by our partner Jacob Burns Film Center to prepare educators to integrate viewing and creating media into their literacy instruction.
Educators problem-solve the complexities of introducing a new concept to students by participating in new workshops centered around STEAM and maker movement practices.
In an effort to reach more patrons and spread innovation, librarians are taking their digital learning and staff development programs on the road.
A fun, engaging contest from our partner, the New York Times Learning Network, that develops vocabulary and many other skills, including media-making.
“When students are web literate, information becomes more accessible, and learning becomes more dynamic.” Chris Lawrence, VP of Learning at Mozilla, discusses why web literacy should be added as “the fourth R” to the three cornerstones of education.
Mediabreaker is a first-of-its-kind, free, cloud-based video remix tool developed by The LAMP—a New York-based nonprofit organization and an Educator Innovator partner—to help people critique and deconstruct media content through remixing.
In this post from DML Central, educator Antero Garcia discusses defining a participatory critical literacy, using Nicole Mirra and Danielle Filipiak’s Literacies of Contemporary Civic Life speaker series presentation as a framework.
Educators looking for a way to encourage the kind of dreaming in their young people that leads to new ideas can turn to their local libraries this October. Teen Read Week™, the national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), an Educator Innovator partner, is an annual celebration of reading for […]