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Powerful Voices for Kids at IRA Conference in San Antonio

Spend 3 hours with Renee Hobbs at this deep-dive workshop that shows you how to bring digital and media literacy to elementary-level students

Sun, Apr 21, 2013: 3:00 PM  - 5:45 PM 

San Antonio Convention Center 
Room: Room 007B 
Capacity: 80 
Clock hours: 2.75 
In this workshop, teachers connect play and learning to the world of mass media, digital media, and popular culture in order to promote critical thinking, composition and analysis skills. You'll participate in three model lessons designed to help young learners understand how messages are constructed using powerful symbols, including language, image and sound. You'll learn how to help children create their own messages using simple technologies including screencasting and remix. When children think critically about the digital media they use, they can use their powerful voices to make a difference in their homes, schools, communities, and the world.

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Powerful Voices for Kids 


Dr. Renee Hobbs, University of Rhode Island