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2014
AUGUST

Teaching Media As Texts:  The Emmy Awards (Middleweb.com)

Close Reading: The Language of Film  (4 of 4)

JULY
Close Reading of Ads Promotes Critical Thinking (3 of 4)

Close Reading: Visual Literacy Through Photography (2 of 4)

Learner at the Center of a Networked World (Aspen Institute Report)

JUNE
Close Reading and What It Means for Media Literacy (1 of 4)

A report on Frank's workshop with Ohio librarians and other educators

MAY
Spreading the media literacy message-around the world

APRIL
I've just returned from a productive two week trip to India; details here

MARCH

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History vs Hollywood: Who Gets The Story Right? (Middleweb)
 
UNESCO has just released a comprehensive MIL Policy and Strategy Guidelines resource. It is the first of its kind to treat MIL as a composite concept, unifying information literacy and media literacy.

Common Sense Media's Digital Literacy & Citizenship Curriculum Now Available as iBooks Textbooks

 








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