Milestones

1978

  • AML founded
  • First media literacy conference: The Media: How To Talk Back

1986

  • media education becomes part of the Ontario curriculum
  • first Additional Qualifications courses offered for teachers

1990

  • The New Literacy Conference (Guelph 1)

1992

  • CAMEO (The Canadian Association of Media Education Organizations) founded
  • Constructing Culture Conference (Guelph 2)

1994

  • AML Summer Institute 1

1995

  • AML Summer Institute 2

1996

  • AML Summer Institute 3

1998

  • The World Council on Media Education named AML the “most influential media education organization in North America.”

2000

  • Summit 2000: Children, Youth and the Media: Beyond the Millennium  – the world’s largest media education conference, with over 1500 participants from 54 countries

2003-04

  • The AML celebrates its 25th Anniversary

2010

  • Spotlight on Media Literacy: Enhance Your Teaching Toolkit for 21st Century Learning  – a conference for pre-service and practicing teachers at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

 

  • AML launches its own YouTube channel at
    http://www.youtube.com/user/AssociationMediaLit

2011

  • Interactive Media Literacy with the National Film Board – an evening exploring the exciting new interactive elements at www.nfb.ca

2012

  • Media Literacy and Social Media  – a conference for pre-service and practicing teachers at York University, Toronto

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