There's Some Good News. As printed in the Federal Register on Tuesday, July 27, 2010, the U.S. Copyright Office has decided to expand its exemption to allow educators and their…
At the World Summit in Karlstad, Sweden, I was able to share our current work analyzing different approaches to teaching about the news to urban children ages 7 - 11…
I was honored to be able to make one of the four opening addresses at the World Summit on Media for Children and Youth on June 14, 2010 in the…
We are very proud of Eugene Martin's upcoming film, The Anderson Monarchs, which examines the lives of African-American girls in Philadelphia who play soccer. Take a look at the trailer:
An Innovative Program Builds Awareness of Media Influence on Attitudes and Behaviors
Chris Sperry offered an engaging keynote presentation on media literacy education, sharing his experience as a high school English and Social Studies teacher at an alternative high school in Ithaca,…
Have critical thinking skills been pushed aside in favor of the instrumental skills required for using digital media?
Amy Jensen and I proudly announced the Journal of Media Literacy Education this evening at the Leading the Field dinner event at the Westin Book Cadillac in Detroit, surrounded by…
Sherri Hope Culver's morning address to this group included a lovely interaction where she "talked" to her alter ego, on a video screen, exploring the tension between being "live and…
It's hard to believe that, at the end of this week, the Powerful Voices for Kids program will be completed--- at least for the summer. Every day of the program…
Can you tell how much fun I had at the Summer Institute for Teachers last week? It was a pretty amazing experience, with 23 remarkable teachers.... from the Russell Byers…
Teachers have always recognized children's tendencies to imitate what they see on the mass media.
I'm beginning to put out the word about job openings for the Powerful Voices for Kids summer institute. Check out the job openings here and consider applying --- we're going…
Thought you might enjoy the chance to see me use the Obamicon to make a Fairey poster of myself.
We're hoping you enjoy our new website, created by the talented folks at RockRiverStar. What a fasntastic learning experience--- and one that continues to inspire my interest in the creativity…