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With ‘42’ in Theaters, Here’s a Free Movie Starring Jackie Robinson

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Alfred Green’s 1950 film, made at the height of Robinson’s career, is in the public domain…

In Memory of ‘Script Frenzy’: Some Free Resources for Writing for Media

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An array of free resources related to writing and producing media… to use yourself, or make available to others.

Learning About the Holocaust Through ‘Schindler’s List’ and IWitness

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“One of the students said to me, ‘You know IWitness is kind of like a cross between a library and YouTube.’”

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.”

Visual Literacy and Media Literacy QuickLink: Brutally Honest Oscar Posters

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Just in case you missed this gallery of reimagined posters for the Best Picture Oscar nominees when College Humor debuted it last month…

Scriptwriting, the ‘Languages of Film,’ and Media Literacy: Teaching the Oscars with Frank Baker

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“I think it’s a tragedy that most of today’s textbooks completely ignore media and the important process of scriptwriting.”

Transmedia in Schools and Libraries: Thoughts and Strategies from Tyler Weaver

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“How can you tell a story in a game and have it be school-appropriate, while simultaneously making the student think about the implications of what they enjoy playing?”