Posts Tagged ‘The Global School’

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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