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.
Using Screencasting to Advance Critical Reading and Media Composition in Grades 4 - 12
Renee Hobbs offers a workshop on how screencasting can be used as a tool to promote critical reading and advance multimedia composition in Grades 4 - 12. The Massachusetts Reading Association hosts its conference on April 10 - 11 at the Boston Marriott Quincy Hotel.
Check out READY SET CREATE: MULTIMEDIA AUTHORSHIP 101 to learn about a 3-step process for creating media. Review a list of free and simply mulitmedia authoring tools for Grades 4 - 12 and college
Check out POWERFUL VOICES FOR KIDS to learn about digital and media literacy in K- 6 urban education and read more about our use of screencasting as an authorship tool for children.
Order the MEDIA LITERACY SMARTPHONE to help your students advance their ability to critically analyze media and popular culture
Working under deadline pressure, teachers created this screencast to analyze a clip from iCarly, a popular show for children ages 6 - 11.