This page represents previous columns, blogposts, articles that I have either authored
or have quotes from me.   See the list of books Frank has authored

Every Student Needs To Know How To Fact Check (May, Middleweb)
We Survived The Holocaust (book excerpts, April-May, The State)
12 Ways To Help Students Learn About the Holocaust (April, Middleweb)
Help Students Become Adept Media Evaluators republish (March, NCTE Blog)
Student Created PSAs Ignite Critical Thinking (February, Middleweb)
What Do We Want Students To Know About The Media, republish (NCTE blog)
Media Literacy Words to Intrigue Your Students (January, Middleweb)

What Will Do About Internet Literacy, republished (December, NCTE blog)
Help Students Become Adept Media Evaluators (Middleweb, November)
Why Should Educators Care About The Emmy Awards? (Middleweb, September)
What Do We Want Students To Know About The Media? (Middleweb, July)
Frank quoted in More Connected? (EdTech K-12, May 2021)
Teaching Media Literacy is Not An Option (Middleweb, May)
Teaching Students to Interrogate Images (Middleweb, March)
Media Literacy: Crucial to Combating Misinformation (Hilton Head Magazine)
Internet Literacy Must Become A Top Priority in American Schools (Middleweb, January)

Visualizing The Trump Presidency (webinar, October)
Using Print & TV Ads As Informational Texts (Middleweb, September)
Teaching Kids About Political Ads (July)
Video As Historian (Middleweb, June)
Media At A Time of Pandemic (Middleweb, May)
Media Literacy Is Important in Science Class Too (Middleweb, March)  
Verification: The #1 Vocabulary Word for 2020 (Middleweb, February)
Films Based On True Stories (NCTE Blog, February)
Social Media Influencers: Who Can You Trust? (Middleweb, January)


What Will You Do Differently With Media Literacy? (SCASL Messenger, Fall 2019)
Help Students Analyze The Impact of Political Ads (Middleweb, October 2019)
Real Media Literacy: Spotting a Fake News Story (Middleweb, August 2019)
Teach The Techniques of Media Manipulators (Middleweb, June 2019)
Teaching Visual Literacy: Images and Propaganda (Middleweb, May 2019)
Visual & Media Literacy: Campaign Optics
(Middleweb, April 2019)
Congressional Testimony Meets Media Literacy (Middleweb, March 2019)
Poli-Optics: The Importance of Location in Presidential Campaign Announcements (February 2019)
Visual Literacy & The Movies (School Library Journal, February 2019)
Teaching Media Literacy With Super Bowl Ads (Middleweb, January 2019)
Using Numbers in the News To Boost & Engage Students in Media Literacy (Middleweb, January 2019)


Your Students Eyeballs Are Still Worth A Bundle (Nov 28, 2018 MiddleWeb)
When Should We Start Teaching Critical Thinking to Kids (MiddleWeb)
Renewing Media Literacy Education
(SCASL Messenger, October 2018)
A New Curriculum Uses Film To Teach Democracy
Use the Emmy Awards As A Versatile Teaching Tool (MiddleWeb)
Media Literacy and Why It’s Important
(Palmetto State Arts)
Using Short Videos Teach Media Literacy
Improving Educator’s Use of Video To Impact Instruction (NCTE)
Renewing Media Literacy Education (ASCD)
Using Popular Culture To Teach Media Literacy

Media Literacy: Revisiting The Grapes of Wrath (Middleweb)
Media Literacy: Learning from the Oscars (MiddleWeb)
Media Literacy: 1968 in the Spotlight (MiddleWeb)
Based on a True Story? History Vs Hollywood (Middleweb)
Using Weight Loss Ads To Teach Media Literacy (MiddleWeb)

Using Film To Teach Reading & Literacy (Middleweb)
We’re Not The Only Ones Who Want Kids’ Attention (Middleweb)  
Revised: Why Media Literacy Week Matters So Much (MiddleWeb)
If There’s War, Where Will Students Get News (MiddleWeb)
What Every Student Needs To Know About The News, (Middleweb)
Using the Emmy Awards To Teach Media Literacy (revised) MiddleWeb
Engaging Students in Tobacco Analysis (Middleweb)
Civil Rights; How Pictures Changed America (MiddleWeb)
How to Close Read Infographics (MiddleWeb)
Quick Ideas For Visual & Media Literacy Lessons
(Middleweb, May 1)
The WOW Factor: Science, Tech, & The Movies (MiddleWeb, March 26)
The President and The Press: A Media Literacy Challenge (MiddleWeb, March 14)
The Role of Emotion in Media (MiddleWeb,  February 19)
Close Reading The Media: The Art of Film (Middleweb, January 17)

How Big Media Shapes The News Students Read (MiddleWeb December 2016)
Students Need Help Detecting Fake News (MiddleWeb November 2016)
Helping Students Become Better Active/ Critical Viewers of Video (MiddleWeb November 2016)
9 Lessons to Boost Media Literacy  (ISTE, November 2016)
Your Students’ Eyeballs Are Worth A Bundle (MiddleWeb, October 2016)
Why Media Literacy Week is So Important (revised, October 2016)
Media Literacy: Watching The Presidential Debates (Middleweb September 2016)
Decoding Presidential Commercials (August 2016)
Pulling Back the Curtain on Presidential Ad Techniques (Middleweb July 2016)
Media Literacy: Learning About Product Placement (MiddleWeb, June 2016)
NCSS Media Literacy Position Statement (Social Education, May/June 2016)
When Middle Schoolers Love Parody (MiddleWeb, May 17)
Close Reading: (Magazine Cover) Images of the Candidates (MiddleWeb, April 10)
Teach Argument/Persuasion With Campaign Ads (Middleweb, February 21)
Media Literacy: Learning from the Oscars (Middleweb, February 12 )
Teach Media Literacy With Super Bowl Ads (Middleweb,  January 23)

What’s Missing from That Media Message? (MiddleWeb, December 22)
Journal of Media Literacy (guest editor) 
The Media As Portrayed In Film, A Popular Topic (MiddleWeb, November 20, 2015)
Tie TV Advertising To Media Literacy (Middleweb  October 5, 2015)
Propaganda Isn’t History: It’s Current Events (Middleweb September 13, 2015)
Use The Emmy Awards To Teach Media Literacy (Middleweb, August 19, 2015)
Media Literacy: The POTUS Primary Debates (Middleweb, July 30, 2015)
Powerful Iconic Images Can Education & Inform (Middleweb, July 8, 2015)
Help Students Close Read Iconic Images (Middleweb May 10, 2015)
Visual-Media Literacy in Presidential Politics (Middleweb April 22, 2015)
Black History Month: The Visions of Gordon Parks   (Middleweb, February 4, 2015)
Media Literacy: Learning from the Oscars (Middleweb, February 1, 2015)
Teaching Film Literacy (Without the Film) (MiddleWeb, January 11, 2015)