Wednesday, March 28, 2012

NCTE Fall Webinars on Pop Culture & To Kill A Mockingbird

Date: October 2    Time: 4-5pm ET
Using Popular Culture & The Media to Teach 21st Century Media Literacy Skills
Description: The media remains a dominant force in the lives of today’s students, yet the 21st century classroom still gives media a backseat to print. Media are texts, designed to be read (analyzed/ deconstructed) as well as written (produced/created). NCTE consultant
Frank W. Baker examines standards that include media and offers recommendations for engaging students with popular culture and the media
Registration opens soon at

Date: November 8   Time: 4pm -5pm ET
To Kill A Mockingbird-The Film: Helping Students Appreciate the Language of the Moving Image
Description: Many educators teach the novel and use the film, but how many know how to use the filmto teach film literacy? Teaching film techniques ( lighting, symbolism, sound, camera angles) is part of the new Common Core ELA Standards. Join film and media educator Frank Baker, an NCTE consultant, for this new look at engaging students in film education. Registration opens soon at:

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