Project Look Sharp’s, Sox Sperry to Present Webinar on Energy Choices

Project Look Sharp’s next webinar is coming up quickly! “Media Constructions of Energy Choices: Empowering Students to See Through the Smoke” is Project Look Sharp’s next webinar. Join Project Look Sharp’s curriculum writer, Sox Sperry on March 19th from 7-8 pm to explore how to seek and use media sources to deepen critical thinking practices …

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Chris Sperry Brings Media Literacy Workshop to OCM BOCES, Syracuse

Workshops facilitated by Project Look Sharp continue throughout the Syracuse area. On January 22nd, Chris Sperry Director of Curriculum and Staff Development, and 35-year veteran humanities and media teacher at the Lehman Alternative Community School in Ithaca, New York, organized an interactive workshop promoting media literacy in the classroom. This workshop at OCM BOCES in …

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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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Cyndy Scheibe Presents at NCTE Conference

On Friday, November 21st, Dr. Cyndy Scheibe, Executive Director of Project Look Sharp presented at the National Council for Teachers of English annual conference in Washington, DC. Scheibe led a collective media decoding seminar called As Seen on TV: Engaging All Learners through Close Reading of Fiction and Nonfiction Stories from the Landscape of Television …

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