Free Learning Opportunity for Elementary Teachers: Teaching Sustainability with Media Literacy for Young Learners

The media literacy initiative, Project Look Sharp, is at it again. This time they are sharing their media literacy curriculum expertise through an upcoming live webinar. Aimed at elementary sustainability programs, the webinar will teach impactful and applicable pedagogies to integrate into the classroom. It’s free and going live on May 5, 2016 from 4-5PM …

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Join PLS’ next webinar, “Teaching About Climate Change Using the Tools of Media Literacy”

Join Project Look Sharp’s next webinar, “Teaching About Climate Change Using the Tools of Media Literacy.” It’s free and going live on Tuesday March 8, 2016 from 7-8PM EDT. Sox Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s primary curriculum writer, will lead participants on a participatory exploration of lessons covering media representations of global warming and climate change. …

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Successful Pilot of PLS’ Video Training to Graduate Teacher Education Course

On February 11, PLS’ Director of Curriculum and Staff Development, Mr. Chris Sperry, launched a video training titled Constructivist Media Decoding. Via the internet, he delivered the first of a two-session course that supported his goal: to integrate media literacy into teacher education classes. At the Antioch New England Graduate School of Education in Keene, …

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Sox on the Radio: PLS’ Media Literacy Materials Support the Common Core

Project Look Sharp’s very own Sox Sperry was a guest speaker on a local upstate New York radio station, WRFI. He was featured on “Teen Roots” and the Educational Forum. The enlightening talk show airs every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. This specific talk focused around the integration of the Common Core in …

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CHRIS SPERRY OF MEDIA LITERACY ORGANIZATION PROJECT LOOK SHARP PUBLISHES ARTICLE IN THE JOURNAL OF MEDIA LITERACY

ITHACA, New York – February 9, 2016 – Chris Sperry of Ithaca College’s media literacy organization, Project Look Sharp, recently authored an article titled “Constructivist Media Decoding in the Social Studies: Leveraging the New Standards for Educational Change”. The article was published in the Journal of Media Literacy, Vol. 62, and focuses on how to …

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Project Look Sharp to Host ‘Media Constructions of Martin Luther King, Jr.’ Webinar

Project Look Sharp to host ‘Media Constructions of Martin Luther King, Jr.’ webinar Sox Sperry, Project Look Sharp’s primary curriculum writer, will lead participants on an exploration of lessons covering media representations of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a free hourlong webinar at 4 p.m. EDT on Jan. 7, 2016. The webinar — which …

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