PAST EVENTS

LIVE DISCUSSION

Teacher Learning 2020 & Beyond

ft. Justin Reich

Director of MIT Teaching Systems Lab and will be talking about lessons learned from teachers experiences in 2020 and planning for resiliency in education moving forward. 

MARCH 24, 2021, 4PM MT

 

LIVE DISCUSSION

Race & Gender Representation

ft. Myra Washington

Assistant Vice President for Faculty Equity and Diversity at the University of Utah will be examining the way we understand identity through representations in the media. 

MARCH 10, 2021, 4PM MT

 LIVE DISCUSSION

The Anatomy of Fake News 

ft. Nolan Higdon

Learning about Fake News is a survival skill. In this discussion author & scholar Dr. Nolan Higdon will define, provide a brief history, decode the anatomy and provide tips on things users can do to identify fake news

FEBRUARY 10, 2021, 4PM MT

LIVE DISCUSSION

Media and Afro-centric Art

ft. Nikesha Breeze

We celebrate Black History Month with Afro-centric, Afro-futurist award-winning artist Nikesha Breeze. We'll explore how media is incorporated into the artist's work. 

FEBRUARY 24, 2021, 4PM MT

 

ONLINE COURSE

Making Meaning: How to Read Media Messages

This course will help 6-12 grade teachers and administrators to deconstruct media messages and help students develop their critical and analytical skills while increasing student engagement with media-based activities. It is a 6-module blended synchronous and asynchronous online course limited to a cohort of 25 people.

 

FEBRUARY 21-APRIL 2, 2021

LIVE DISCUSSION

Deconstructing Media

ft. Denis Doyon

This short presentation will model a quick and easy way to decode media messages as an example of how to read media. Denis is the instructor in the Making Meaning course in the Spring (see our Course page) and is MSC's education strategist. 

JANUARY 26, 2021, 9AM MT

 

LIVE DISCUSSION

The Business of Film

ft. Jacqueline Frank

Jaqueline brings a worldwide perspective into film careers having worked in movies and TV, managing a variety of projects. From assistant director, to director to producer, she is a wealth of knowledge on careers in the film industry.

JANUARY 11, 2021, 9AM MT

LIVE DISCUSSION

EcoMedia Literacy

ft. Dr. Antonio Lopez

Joining us from Rome, Italy is our colleague Dr. Lopez in a discussion on media, ecology, literacy. He will discuss approaches educators can try in the classroom to green media studies. 

DECEMBER 7, 2020

LIVE WEBINAR

Media Literacy 101 

This FREE webinar will define media, and the basics os media literacy. We will learn to read the media. 

DECEMBER 10, 2020

 

LIVE DISCUSSION

Media Literacy for All 

ft. Media Literacy Now

Joining us is our colleague Erin McNeill n a discussion on why media literacy is important in K-12 education and what Media Literacy Now's country-wide (USA) approach.

 

DECEMBER 15, 2020

DISCUSSION

Media and Self Care

ft. Mindful Frontiers

We held a meaningful discussion about how to self care and stay mindful while we are online (a lot). We even explored the idea of media diets.

NOVEMBER 24, 2020

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RADIO INTERVIEW

Live on the NO MORE NORMAL Show

MSC Founder & CEO, Pamela Pereyra was live on the NO MORE NORMAL show to discuss media literacy’s role in the age of disinformation. 

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WEBINAR

How to Help Students Navigate the News

This FREE webinar will informs on the foundational techniques needed to navigate the news from a media literacy viewpoint.  Join this webinar to discuss the building blocks of navigating the news.  

PANEL

DISCUSSION

Live on Starting Conversations 

Media Savvy Citizens joined a panel of journalists and news and media literacy experts to discuss disinformation and how to approach information. 

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TOWN HALL

Digital Divide and Underserved Communities

This town hall discussion moderated by Media Savvy Citizens explored Covid-19's impact of access and equity on rural and underserved communities. This is conversation at the Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference 2020 was with researchers, experts and educators.