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AML Board Members Share Their Favourite Media Text: Part 3 – Diana Maliszewski

  Diana Maliszewski is a teacher-librarian with the Toronto District School Board and currently the newest board member of the Association of Media Literacy, having joined in 2018. She has presented throughout North America and written extensively on media topics such as graphic novels, popular culture, games-based learning, Minecraft, cosplay, …

What is media literacy?

Media literacy is the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and use the codes and conventions of a wide variety of media forms and genres appropriately, healthily, effectively and ethically. Media literacy educators worldwide use frameworks of varying form and sophistication to scaffold student learning. Below is a collection of the Eight …

What is the Association for Media Literacy?

  About Us   The Association for Media Literacy is made up of teachers, librarians, consultants, parents, cultural workers, and media professionals interested in the impact of the media on contemporary culture. Media literacy is an educational initiative that aims to increase peoples’ understanding and enjoyment of how media work, …

Workshops & Presentations

Workshops, presentations and seminars are an important part of the AML’s work. Since 1978, we have organized over 200 presentations to educators, parents and students, ranging from forums on media ownership and control to workshops exploring the impact of media on children and youth. Members of the AML Executive have …