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 regarding authorship, purpose, credibility, and economics.
Sox Sperry will offer Middle School, High School, and College Science and Environmental educators didactic techniques and curriculum materials to support a deeper understanding of how to address biases in energy choices media documents.
The three curriculum kits directly related to energy topics that Sox Sperry will reference are as follows:
- Media Constructions of Chemicals in the Environment
- Media Constructions of Sustainability: Food, Water and Agriculture
- Media Constructions of Resource Depletion
These kits are available online at http://www.projectlooksharp.org
For additional information and to register please visit: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=puivi6cab&oeidk=a07eakmmxfuff242821
You may also reach us at www.projectlooksharp.org or contact Project Look Sharp at (607) 274-3471. Sperry’s webinar will be available on projectlooksharp.org for those who cannot participate at the live event.
Project Look Sharp is Ithaca College’s Media Literacy Initiative. Project Look Sharp supports the integration of critical thinking through media literacy in school curriculum and teaching. They do this through developing and providing lesson plans, media materials, training, and support for educators at all education levels. The purpose of media literacy education is to help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today’s world.
From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for personal and professional success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. Its integrative curriculum builds bridges across disciplines and uniquely blends liberal arts and professional study. Located in New York’s Finger Lakes region, the College is home to 6,100 undergraduate and 400 graduate students and offers over 100 degree programs in its schools of Business, Communications, Humanities and Sciences, Health Science and Human Performance, and Music.
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