This book provides a practical and theoretical look at how media education can make learning and teaching more meaningful and transformative. It explores the theoretical underpinnings of critical media literacy and analyzes a case study involving an elementary school that received a federal grant to integrate media literacy and the arts into the curriculum. The ideas and experiences of working teachers are analyzed through a critical media literacy framework that provides realistic challenges and hopeful examples and suggestions. The book is a valuable addition to any education course or teacher preparation program that wants to promote twenty-first century literacy skills, social justice, civic participation, media education, or critical technology use. Communications classes will find it useful as it explores and applies key concepts of cultural studies and media education.... in her district who are required to follow the scripted phonics-based OCR program and the district pacing plan. ... By searching for shapes in their everyday environment through the lens of a camera, they were connecting math to their realanbsp;...
|Title||:||Media literacy is elementary|
|Publisher||:||Peter Lang Pub Inc - 2009|