• Understanding Media Now

    NOT TO BE MISSED!  NOT TO BE MISSED!  NOT TO BE MISSED!   The Association for Media Literacy presents:   Understanding Media Now: Navigating Surveillance, Social Media and Marketing Saturday, October 18, 2014 The Association for Media Literacy (Ontario) will hold a one-day conference at the Ted Rogers School of Management in …

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Barry’s Wander 2014

October 5, 2014   Barry Duncan, the founding president of The Association for Media Literacy (AML), was a local, national and international provocateur, advocating and innovating media literacy education for over 40 years. Barry guided the efforts of the Association, fostered sister associations in other provinces, forged fruitful relationships with …

Why is media literacy the most essential skill?

. This infographic provides convincing evidence why media literacy is the single most important skill to understand and succeed in our current mediated environments. As you explore it, ask yourself: What do I and/or my students/children know about the codes and conventions, user agreements, and ethics of using these services?” …

Replay: a new teaching strategy?

I am very excited about research concerning the repeated hearing of musical phrases. Why do we listen to our favourite music over …

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The popularity of memes

Everyone who has used the internet for personal social communication and entertainment in the last few years has seen a meme. The meme:  …

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Parody Songs and Media Literacy

Love Pharrell Williams and Weird Al Yankovic? Want to have some fun with your students this September? Use these fun videos to …

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Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story

  Viking/Penguin Press 2014 Crazy Town, by Robyn Doolittle, is “the astonishing inside story of the world’s most infamous mayor and his …