Posts Tagged ‘Film A 21st Century Common Core Literacy’

The presentation at the NCTE 2013 Annual Convention went very well and it was a great pleasure to serve on this panel with Frank Baker and Bill Kist.  It was quite fun to have been able to discuss “Film: A 21st Century Common Core Literacy” with a packed room of educators early on Saturday morning!

Here is a file that reviews the PowerPoint I put together for my talk: NCTE Conference 2013.  In addition, here is a document that I shared: a unit plan for the study of The Odyssey with the film  O Brother Where Art Thou? by the Coen Brothers: Moving Images Critical Notebook 1d Casinghino.

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Annual13At this year’s National Council of Teachers of English annual convention in Boston, I will be taking part in a panel presentation and discussion with media literacy scholars Frank Baker (Media Literacy in the K-12 Classroom) and William Kist (The Global School and The Socially Networked Classroom: Teaching in the New Media Age).  The session on Saturday, November 23 is titled Film: A 21st Century Common Core Literacy, and in it we will be engaging participants in an investigation that places media literacy in the context of core 21st century literacy.  Film has been integrated into the English classroom over the last century, and this session builds on that work; including multiple lesson ideas and examples that situate motion picture communications squarely in the center of what it means to be an effective reader and writer within a screen-based society.  

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