Project Look Sharp to Host Summer Institute for Media Literacy

Ithaca, NY- Project Look Sharp is excited to be hosting another summer media literacy institute on the Ithaca College campus. This five-day course will immerse educators from all levels in the practice of critical thinking, media analysis and media production. Through morning classes, production training and individual coaching sessions, Project Look Sharp will help teachers, …

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Project Look Sharp Presents at the 2015 NAMLE/MILID Conference

Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Sheibe, Sox Sperry, and Chris Sperry will be presenting at the 2015 NAMLE/MILID Conference, “Celebrating Connectivity Across Cultures”. The conference will be held on June 26-27th at the Westin Hotel in Philadelphia. Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry will be leading two different workshops at this conference: …

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Sox Sperry Interviewed by Green Local 175

Project Look Sharp’s, Sox Sperry guest interviewed with Green Local 175 in Utica on March 17th. Green Local 175 is a twice-weekly environment and sustainable economic development focused broadcast. They air Tuesday from 7 to 9 pm and Sunday from 9 to 11 am on WPNR 90.7 FM. Listen as Sox Sperry shares some insights …

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Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry Presents at NCSS Boston

On November 21st, Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry, attended the 94th NCSS Annual Conference in beautiful and historic Boston, Massachusetts. The NCSS Conference is the world’s largest and most comprehensive social studies professional development conference. The event allowed people to gain new ideas, resources, and skills while being engaging and exploring rich and varied learning …

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PLS Directors to speak on Iran trip after Nov. 25 7pm Screening of “Rosewater” at Cinemapolis

Professor Cyndy Scheibe and LACS teacher Chris Sperry, co-directors of Ithaca College’s media literacy initiative, Project Look Sharp, will be speaking on Tuesday, November 25, after the 7pm showing of Jon Stewart’s film Rosewater about the 2009 imprisonment of a US journalist in Iran. Scheibe and Sperry recently returned from Iran where they delivered key-note …

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Iran Gets Lessons in Media Literacy From Ithaca College Experts

It may be one of the last places in the world you’d expect to be interested in learning how to develop skills in critical thinking and media analysis. But when academics and researchers in Iran decided they needed help with that effort, they turned to two experts from Ithaca College: Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry …

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