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In Honor of Baseball’s All-Star Game, A Book to Pre-Order

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Student sports fans (in this case, baseball fans specifically) can leverage their outside-of-school literacies to comprehend and appreciate the sophisticated cartoons and high-level text.

Now in Theaters: An Absolutely Must-See Doc About Digital Literacy

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Filmmaker Cullen Hoback’s work represents a treasure trove of ideas for those who want to connect domestic spying and the death of privacy to civics, media studies, ICT, and political theory—not to mention information literacy and digital literacy specifically.

The Shoah Foundation on Media Literacy… and the Importance of Librarians

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“It was purposeful that the IWitness platform was built with media literacy and school standards around digital education right at the center of its architecture.”

Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Giveaway: 20th Anniversary Edition of SCHINDLER’S LIST

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Schindler’s List is a film that really doesn’t need much of an introduction from me. If you’ve seen it, you’ve seen it. If you haven’t, you probably should. Perhaps more than any other piece of moving-image media it has contributed to the “media construction” of the Holocaust for contemporary audiences, taking its place alongside Night […]

The Oscars: Frank Baker Talks Critical Thinking, Movie Fandom, and the Common Core

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“Yes: I think it is fair, appropriate and altogether fitting that we share our passion for media. I think a great question to ask anyone and to demand an answer to is: why are you a fan of __(fill in the blank)_?”

Black History Month Giveaway: ‘King: A Filmed Record… Montgomery to Memphis’

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Ely Landau’s King: A Filmed Record received an Oscar nomination for Best Documentary more than forty years ago, and strangely enough you could see that scenario repeating if it were released today—it’s that riveting, that smart, that important. (And actually this Sunday, it is being “released” again for a single day at select theaters.) Just […]