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Media Literacy Lessons from the Jacob Burns Film Center Summer Teacher Institute


This past week I had the privilege of attending the Jacob Burns Film Center Summer Teacher Institute in Pleasantville, New York. The week long institute included a sneak preview of… 559 more words

Is it Sexist?: Objectification and Anita Sarkeesian

So it’s been a while since I last wrote about Anita Sarkeesian and her series about feminism and video games. Now it was my hope that the last blog I wrote about her would be my last and that she would fade from my memory. 1,021 more words


For Monday July 28th: Culture as Show Business

Monday’s class will meet back in our normal classroom in Harris 10.

Start working on the following over the weekend and post it to your blog by Sunday evening. 228 more words


My Blonde Brain ::2:: : What to do what to do...

As I left off with in my last post, there is hope for my battered brain. Which is good, because after researching and confirming the little I… 394 more words

Time Should Not Equal Money: Class Takeaway 8

Yesterday’s class was great. I was shown a great book (that isn’t a book), a new audio program, a new music genre, and was introduced/reminded of some great ideas. 358 more words

Raising Media Aware & Current Events Savvy Kids: 21 Resources

We want to raise kids to be informed and active citizens without subjecting them to an information overload or current events-related despair. Here some activities and resources to make that easier. 1,267 more words