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.
Reading the Pictures
Do you know how to read images?
Presenters: Renee Hobbs and Frank Baker
SPECIAL GUEST: Michael Shaw, Founder of Reading the Pictures
What knowledge and skills are needed by students in elementary, middle school, high school and at the college level? In this interactive workshop, we won't just talk about images. We'll model a variety of creative instructional strategies that you can use to deepen how students analyze and evaluate images in your classroom!
DATE: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
TIME: 4 pm EST
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
LEARN MORE about how you can earn a Media Literacy Badge from the Media Education Lab for participating in this professional development program.
Michael Shaw is a clinical psychologist and publisher of Reading The Pictures, the visual literacy and media literacy non-profit dedicated to the daily analysis of news images. He also writes and lectures on visual politics and photojournalism, and his work has been featured in publications such as the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times Magazine, The New Republic, Salon, and American Photo.