Sox Sperry Publishes article in “Green Teacher” Magazine

Sox Sperry, the Program Associate at Project Look Sharp, has recently written an article for Green Teacher magazine entitled Sustainability Education and Media Literacy. This article looks how the topic of climate change can often provoke deep emotions in students, and suggests that instead of shying away, [teachers should] use these media literacy activities to foster discussions …

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Chris Sperry Publishes Article on WWI and Constructivist Media Decoding

Chris Sperry, the Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp, has recently written an article for Social Education Magazine entitled WWI Through Constructivist Media Decoding. This article looks at teaching about WWI through interactive decoding (analyzing) of propaganda posters from different countries. It lays out the theory and practice of media analysis …

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Environmentalism: The Media Ecosystem

The Ninth Annual Media Literacy Week will be held November 9th through the 16th.  During the week different workshops and activities will be held discussing an array of topics. On Wednesday, November 12th Sox Sperry will be conducting two workshops at St. Louis Community College-Meramec. His first workshop, “From iPad into the Fire: Talking About …

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Project Look Sharp Webinar: Teaching about the Middle East through Media Literacy

On Thursday November 6th from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EST, Chris Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s Director of Curriculum and Staff Development will be conducting a free webinar event about the Middle East through Media Literacy. Chris Sperry has had many years of experience with teaching high school students about the Middle East. During this …

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Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp Presents – Reading the World: Constructivist Media Decoding and Citizenship

Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp Presents – Reading the World: Constructivist Media Decoding and Citizenship On Friday October 10th, Cyndy Scheibe presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp, in the Wang Conference Center at Stony Brook University. Cyndy presented a topic called, Reading the World: Constructivist Media Decoding and Citizenship. This fast-paced interactive workshop …

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Using Media Decoding and Production to Invest Learners in Sustainability

Ithaca College Alumni, Kelsey Greene (’12), presented on behalf of Project Look Sharp at the NAAEE conference in Ottawa, Ontario, on Thursday, October 9 from 2:15pm to 3:45 in the Ottawa Convention Centre. In her interactive workshop she used Project Look Sharp’s sustainability curriculum kits to model how educators in formal and informal learning sectors …

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