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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Project Look Sharp to Host Break Out Session at PBL NY 2014

Ithaca, NY- Every year in Napa, California, an event called PBL World takes place, or Project Based Learning. Here, educators gather to empower a new generation of students through alternative project based learning techniques. This event is sponsored by the Buck Institute for Education, and allows educators to learn new techniques in project design, assessment, …

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Project Look Sharp Media Literacy Webinar Tackles Media Constructions of Peace and Social Justice

Ithaca, NY- Project Look Sharp will be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with another webinar entitled “Media Constructions of Peace and Social Justice: Reflecting Diversity.” On May 22nd this webinar will go live from 7-8 EDT and will be free of charge. Here, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development Chris Sperry will lead registrants through an …

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