2009: March

11-13  I participated in Stony Brook University’s News Literacy: National Agenda conference see photos; see also Media Giraffe’s coverage

12  FTC hosted (AD It Up: Kids In A Commercial World)  www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/01/literacy.shtm.

7  I was in New York City for the WNET/WLIW 2009 “Celebration of Teaching and Learning” conference: on Saturday I participated on the panel entitled: Watch it, Make it, Analyze it: Building Media Literacy Skills in Young People.  I discussed the state of media literacy in American education and the value and relevance of media literacy, especially in the English Language Arts classroom. Here are my prepared remarks. Here is a link to co-presenter Rhys Daunic’s presentation.

Mapping Media Education Policies In The World

March issue of the British Journal of Developmental Psychology is focused on youth and the media

JAAL cover

Teaching and Reaching the Millennial Generation Through Media Literacy, March 2009, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

Literacy 2.0- themed issue of ASCD’s Educational Leadership magazine for March