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Community as Inquiry (Chelsea Attwell at NAMLE, June 2019)

AML Director Chelsea Attwell presented Community As Inquiry, at the NAMLE Pre-Conference in Washington, D.C. on Friday, June 26, 2019 (“Media Literacy Starts Young: Strategies for Media Mentorship in the Early Years and Early Grades”). She also presented Media Literacy Teaching Strategies at a roundtable. For access to the Google Slides …

Let’s Play! Let’s Talk! Media Literacy and our Youngest Learners

AML Board Director Diana Maliszewski gave this presentation, “Let’s Play! Let’s Talk! Media Literacy and our Youngest Learners” at the NAMLE (National Association for Media Literacy Education) conference on Friday, June 28, 2019 and “Media Literacy Starts Young: Strategies for Media Mentorship in the Early Years and Early Grades” pre-conference …

Can media literacy education nurture active agency? Or, my argument with Mark Surman – by Carol Arcus

I attended one of the McLuhan Salons recently – talks/discussions that are co-sponsored by St. Michael’s College at U of T and the Estate of Marshall McLuhan. On November 9 at the ROM, we heard Mark Surman, President and Executive Director of Mozilla, a not for profit technology company that …

Fall 2018 Media Studies Additional Qualifications Course

Media Literacy is the most important skill. Teaching #medialiteracy is fun and rewarding! Learn to integrate critical thinking about literature, pop culture, social and informational media, and digital technologies into Secondary English and Grades K-8 cross-curricula. Explore how production (image, video, audio, GSuite) can enhance and support reading, writing, speaking, …

Read the Streets: 4th Annual Barry’s Wander

Join us in Toronto this Saturday for our 4th Annual Barry’s Wander! Together we will “Read the Street”. This year, we have a special focus, reading the streets of Toronto through an Aboriginal lens. We have paired up with First Story Toronto to bring you a truly unique experience. Where: The steps …

Barry’s Wander 2014

October 5, 2014 – See below for a walking tour guide ?   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 …