Renee Hobbs is collaborating with Professor Igor Kanizaj to offer a week-long professional development program to teachers in Croatia in conjunction with the University of Zagreb. Learn more about the program here.
DAY 1 INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA LITERACY EDUCATION
MONDAY HOMEWORK 1: Choose one or more of the questions we explored today and use your voice, video, or write a comment to answer. Check your email for the link to use or click here to view.
MONDAY HOMEWORK 2 (optional): Review examples of work developed by teachers in a school district in Rhode Island who are implementing digital and media literacy into their curriculum. Click here to access the document.
DAY 2: UNDERSTANDING, ANALYZING & CREATING PERSUASION, ADVERTISING & PROPAGANDA
DAYS 3 + 4. FOCUS ON MEDIA PRODUCTION IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
Click here to see an Overview of ML4T MEDIA PRODUCTION PROJECTS Assignment
We created different versions of 6-minute talk show (studio production) and a 6-shot narrative montage (field production), reflecting on the adaptations needed to engage students with media production in the Croatian elementary school context.
HOMEWORK 1 (optional): Learn more about the Digital Learning Motivations of Educators and Take the Digital Learning Motivation QUIZ to discover and reflect upon your motivations for bringing digital and media literacy into your work as an educator, librarian or specialist.
HOMEWORK 2 (optional): Explore the Powerful Voices for Kids website to see how educators worked with children in an urban elementary school summer program to introduce media literacy competencies.
DAY 5 SYNTHESIS AND NEXT STEPS
LOOK AT SOME EXAMPLES OF OUR WORK TOGETHER:
DAY 1 We discussed media literacy using an online tool called VoiceThread
DAY 3 + 4: INTRODUCTION TO MEDIA PRODUCTION. We created different versions of 6-minute talk show (studio production) and a 6-shot narrative montage (field production)..Here are some samples of our work together: