Raptors’ media literacy


This was one of those moments when only a screen capture will do. All during the final game between the Raptors and the Warriors, they commentators kept noting that this was the final game at the Oracle Arena.  I recognized the outside but I could have sworn that I knew it as another name. So, … Continue reading Raptors’ media literacy

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Looking for someone I used to know


I still can't find him or her. But I'm looking. I'm not really looking for anyone specific.  Just anyone I used to know. Anyone who has ever walked through a shopping mall knows that there are so many different faces.  I recall once that Vicky Loras told me she saw my Doppelgänger in Switzerland.  I … Continue reading Looking for someone I used to know

Commercials


And, it's media literacy day everywhere! Yesterday was the Super Bowl and there's a little something for everyone - even if you don't like football, there were those fabulous commercials. There are rules about watching American commercials in Canada. If that's the case, you can watch them all here. Is there any other time where … Continue reading Commercials

21st Century Literacies: Media Literacy in My Classroom


The following is a guest blog post courtesy of Michelle Solomon and Carol Arcus. The Association for Media Literacy is a volunteer charitable organization comprised of parents, educators and media producers who support the development and application of media literacy. They have been a driving force in the support and development of media literacy curriculum … Continue reading 21st Century Literacies: Media Literacy in My Classroom

Hmmm


On my Wiki, I have a link that I used when talking about media literacy.  I call it Sites That Should Make You Go Hmmm.  It's devoted to the notion and, for some, the awakening to the fact that not everything you read online is true.  (no kidding, you mean the Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus … Continue reading Hmmm