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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.