media literacy

09

Oct'17

GETTING INTO A TEXT

Take a Random Walk Ask students to write on a piece of paper any ten numbers between the first and last …

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22

Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

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25

Apr'13

Hands On – Creative Project – Media Photos

Viewing and Writing about Photos from Around the World   Preliminary Activity:  Direct students to a website similar to 24 …

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01

Apr'13

Preparing to Present a Poem

Poetry – Prep to Recite Spend some time reading poetry and deciding which poem you like well enough to share …

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19

Feb'13

Nine Yardsticks for Deeper Reading

Readings: Responding Deeply While the Nine Yardsticks of Value originally were written for use in evaluating fictional works, they can …

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08

Sep'12

4321 Journal Prompts and Essential Questions

 Looking for a way to inspire students to talk and write about what they read, hear and view?  A colleague, …

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16

Aug'12

Videos for Teachers

Michael Blau recommends this site with links to videos for teachers. “Bringing multimedia into the classroom is a great way …

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04

Feb'12

Are You Teaching Because or Until?

Reflect on Teaching Acknowledge the Challenge: Maximize the Opportunity It’s surprising how many educators accept jobs in middle schools not …

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31

Jan'12

Contemporary Controversy – From Pro/Con

Controversial Current Events Are you asking your students to write argumentative or persuasive essays and speeches? COMMON CORE ELA STANDARDS …

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15

Dec'11

Media Arts and Visual Literacy

Media literacy, the ability to understand and use a range of print and digital media in one of  the several …

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