I was one of the panelists on today's "Pop Literacy" Webinar (December 6) sponsored by School Library Journal and ISTE.
The program was full of ideas, resources and recommendations. You can listen to the archive…
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Young people are exposed to too few positive female role models in science, Sai Pathmanathan, a science education consultant, writes in this opinion piece. She observes that many students love science and asks why more do not choose it as a career, reflecting…
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It's making its way around North America. The 2014 exhibition features nearly 100 original artifacts, costumes, weaponry, storyboards and more from seasons 1, 2 and 3, plus select pieces from the fourth season of the epic fantasy series. Details on exhibit locations and more on the GoT Facebook…Continue
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Want to school your kids in some science and sociology? Why not go old school? Some of the educational shows that you grew up on are still just as excellent — and relevant — as they were back in the day.
Here are 10 educational programs from decades past, that are still totally worth watching today
Mankind Connected: A Global Teach In
Thursday, November 8th, at 12pm EST/9am PST
We have diverse cultures, varied traditions and we speak
many languages, yet across the globe people share two things in common: our past
and our future.
HISTORY® invites young people across the world to join us
for MANKIND CONNECTED: A Global Teach…
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As part of the Digital Youth Network's professional development, DYN set out to explore how critical media literacy can help Chicago middle school students become responsible and savvy digital producers.
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Pepsi Pulse, a social media-driven interactive dashboard for everything pop culture, went live Monday morning in preparation for PepsiCo’s new celebrity-infused “Live for Now” global ad campaign, premiering May 7.
The real-time platform (see above) lives at Pepsi.com and curates trending pop culture and entertainment news. You’ll also find original content, such as deals and celebrity challenges. The dashboard also highlights…Continue
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Well, I think we KNOW the answer to this question. But just the same, here is a piece I came across from INSTRUCTOR Magazine, November/December 2011 issue.
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Media educator Frank Baker is pleased to announce that he will host two Fall 2012 webinars for the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Please feel free to share this information:
October 2 Using Popular Culture & The Media to Teach 21st Century Media Literacy Skills
Description and registration info at:…
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Rethinking Popular Culture and Media is a provocative collection of articles that begins with the idea that the “popular” in classrooms and in the everyday lives of teachers and students is fundamentally political. It features more than 45 articles, divided into 6…Continue
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EPISODE #/TITLE: #2910, "Money and March Madness"
DATE/TIME: Tue., 3/29/11, 2100-2200
NOTE: Check local listings for the exact date and time on your PBS station.
DESCRIPTION: FRONTLINE continues its new monthly magazine program with the lead story "Money and March Madness," an inside look at the multi-billion dollar business…
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