A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Mary Moen is a Library Media Specialist at Chariho Regional High School in Rhode Island, a top performing public school in the state. She teaches classes in information literacy as well as in the ethical use of information technology. She is a member of the school’s leadership team as the Unified Arts Curriculum Team Leader and is involved in curriculum development, assessment validation, exploring a 1:1 device program, and grant writing. Mary has a degree in Art History from Brown University, an M.L.I.S. from the University of Rhode Island and is currently a doctoral student in the URI/RIC PhD in Education program. Her research interests include 21st century skills, technology integration in teaching and learning, and online professional learning opportunities.