On top of everything else that they do, libraries with collections of thoughtfully published art books are also, essentially, museums.
Why ‘Marble Season’ is My Favorite Book of 2013 (So Far)
As far as outside-of-school literacies are concerned, "Marble Season" is possibly a definitive treatise on the subject without even intending to be...
Crowdfunding, Fandom, and Media Literacy: One Key Thing We Should Be Teaching Kids
It’s not just dollars that are getting invested in the crowdfunding process, but fans themselves.
With ‘42’ in Theaters, Here’s a Free Movie Starring Jackie Robinson
Alfred Green’s 1950 film, made at the height of Robinson’s career, is in the public domain...
If I can appreciate all the work that authors Nightingale and Palmer put into this book, imagine how genuine fans might feel...
In Memory of ‘Script Frenzy’: Some Free Resources for Writing for Media
An array of free resources related to writing and producing media... to use yourself, or make available to others.
Q: How to Connect Critical Thinking, Research, and Information Literacy? A: Fandom
The task for educators is not to drain this sense of open-ended exploration from student-fans but rather to make sure that it is accompanied by the Jiminy Cricket-like voice of critical literacy...
5 Reasons ‘Blancanieves’ is the Most Thrilling ‘Snow White’ Ever
From Spain, a true new classic...
Teaching Genre Conventions From a Fan’s Perspective
While some readers may view particular story elements as clichés, a fan might see them as enduring archetypes...
A quick lesson idea that introduces scriptwriting by focusing on funny images and formal language.