Posts Tagged ‘11th Annual Northeast Media Literacy Conference’

2013coverI will be delivering a presentation at the 11th Annual Northeast Media Literacy Conference at the University of Connecticut on April 19.  This presentation – titled Common Core State Standards and Media Literacy in the Classroom: Communications and Critical Thinking for Promotional and Public Service Messages – will provide useful, dynamic examples of curriculum and lesson development for media literacy connected to the CCSS.  Such units benefit the school community and foster evaluative, collaborative, and communicative skills; in this case, advertising and public service messages will be assessed using classroom cases.  Last year, the conference provided an interesting forum for international perspectives on media literacy – I wrote a piece for this blog on some of the highlights – and this year’s event will feature similar opportunities.

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