When technology integration specialist Wes Fryer discovered that his son would be watching 10 films in his middle-school Leadership class, he wondered about the legal and pedagogical implications. Do you know of teachers who are over-relying on films and videos in the classroom? Read Renee's blog post about how to handle this issue.

On September 8, 2009, Renee Hobbs was a guest on the Birth2Work Radio Network, hosted by Rick Stephens and Elane V. Scott.

The 2009 Partnership Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University has been awarded to our

The Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL), the largest division of the American Library Association, recently endorsed the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education. 

Kristin Hokanson and Renee Hobbs are featured on a podcast about creativity and remix culture in education for "The Learning Times."

Distinguished filmmaker Raouf Zaki, who created "Not Your Average Arab" and "Santa Claus in Baghdad," will visit the Media Education Lab on Wednesday, May 13 as part of the Media Literacy and Global Understanding Project. 

High achieving African American children are better at active reasoning when it comes to their television use than regular students, according to the findings of a recent study conducted by the Media Education Lab at Temple University, which will be presented at the Broadcast Education Association national conference in Las Vegas this week. 

A national service opportunity for media literacy educationkid media

Children enrolled in RBCS are eligible to enroll in an exciting 4-week summer program running Mondays through Thursdays beginning Monday, July 6 and ending Thursday, July 30.  We are also offering a Summer Scholars full-day program, beginning June 29th, for gifted students in Grades 6 and 7

Researchers at Temple University's Media Education Lab have created two animated music videos to clarify the purpose of copyright and the doctrine of fair use. Catchy lyrics and clever visuals help people understand how "context and situation determine how fair use applies" to the use of copyrighted materials.