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.
NCTE Task Force on Critical Media Literacy
NCTE Task Force Meeting on Media Literacy
DATE: Monday, March 15
TIME: 7 pm EST/ 4 pm PST
LOCATION: Online. Click here to register
READ: Critical Media Literacy in English Language Arts: A Report from the NCTE Task Force
Join English educators from around the nation for a discussion of the report of the NCTE Task Force on Critical Media Literacy, which offers a detailed action plan that will ensure that every American student gets media literacy learning opportunities in the context of English language arts education. This program is co-sponsored by the National Council of Teachers of English.
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Frank Baker, Columbia, South Carolina
Sarah Bonner, Language Arts Teacher, Heyworth Junior/Senior High School, IL. Past winner of the NCTE Media Literacy Award
Mary Christel, Lincolnshire, IL; coauthor of Lesson Plans for Creating Media-Rich Classrooms; former member of the NCTE Commission on Media
Ann Del Principe, Kingsborough Community College–CUNY, Brooklyn, New York
Seth D. French, 10th grade Language Arts and Media Literacy teacher, Bentonville High School, AR
Noah Golden, California State University Long Beach
Renee Hobbs, Chair, University of Rhode Island, Media Education Lab
Tom Liam Lynch, The New School; directs education policy at The Center for NYC Affairs
Detra Price-Dennis, Teachers College, Columbia University
Chris Sloan, English Department Chair, Judge Memorial Catholic High School, Salt Lake City, UT
Ryan Skinnell, San Jose State University, California
Amy Stornaiuolo, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education