2012: March-April


The Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) has released “Making Progress: Rethinking State and School District Policies Concerning Mobile Technologies and Social Media.”  While the title is just barely tweetable at 110 characters, the report could essentially be boiled down to just four letters: BYOT:  Bring your own technology (twitter hashtag #BYOT.) 

18 Product Placement: The Business for Your Eyeballs column from USA TODAY ed blog

16Commission for Positive Images of Women and Girls releases new report “Elements of Healthy Media.”

Looking Back on “To Kill A Mockingbird” column from USA TODAY ed blog

Thanks to Jean Kilbourne for recommending my new book

Registration is now open for my June 14th media literacy workshop in Columbia.

Upcoming webinars I am hosting:

October 2    Using Pop Culture & The Media To Teach 21st C Media Literacy Skills
November 8   To Kill A Mockingbird-Teaching The Film:
Helping Students Appreciate the Language of the Moving Image


Compare/contrast three different Hunger Games magazine covers

28  The Hunger Games: Life, Death and the Media ( USA TODAY)

19  Advertising Literacy: Another Important Media Literacy Lesson (USA TODAY)

State of the News Media 2012  released;
see infographics from the report in Media Use

14  link to handouts from both the Media Literacy and Film Literacy workshops I conducted at
SCASL’s annual conference in Greenville, SC