Tag Archives: Gateway Media Literacy Partners

September 2014 Top Reads

The Connected Classroom is the EducationPlus Learning Division blog. Here are the top five most visited posts for the past month– did you contribute to the clicks?

Sarah Spaunhorst newsletter1]  Spotlight on Sarah Spaunhorst @ METC 2015

2]  Hangout with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

3]  Leadership Matters: Principles for Principals

4]  Help Good Principals become Great, and Great Principals become Better

5]  Gateway Media Literacy Partners Presents STEM & MEDIA: A Natural Fit

Media Literacy Resources Available

gmlpGateway Media Literacy Partners, Inc. (GMLP) was incorporated in Missouri 2004.  GMLP’s goal is to attract individuals, organizations and institutions who as community citizens strongly believe media literacy is a democracy skill, is a survival skill and a nexus for change, vital to developing critical thinking, and media literacy empowers citizens to make intelligent and healthy choices throughout their lifetime.

One committee of GMLP is Education Community Engagement; earlier in June, ECE held a mini conference at Cooperating School Districts on Media Literacy for K-12 educators. On it’s webpage, there are many resources from not only those who presented (Bill Bass, Linda Dougherty, Mitch Eden, Don Goble, and Julie Smith) but recommendations from the ECE committee. Do take some time to click around and check it out!

Cooperating School Districts is an institutional member of GMLP.

May 2013 Top Reads

top 5 mayHere are the top five blog posts for the past month on The Connected Classroom — have you read them?

(1)  GMLP Media Literacy Mini Conference: Pedagogy & Production

(2)  Web 2.0 for the Common Core​

(3)  Teaching + Learning Today with Technology

(4)  A Conversation with Sir Ken Robinson on Digital Learning & Creativity

(5)  Apply for the Google Teacher Academy in Chicago

April 2013 Top Reads

april fiveHere are the top five blog posts for the past month on The Connected Classroom — have you read them?  They date from March and April of 2013:

1)  Guest Blog Post on the Upcoming 19th Annual CHARACTERplus National Character Education Conference
2)  Midwest Spotlight Educators needed for METC 2014
3)  This Summer, Attend a Tech Boot Camp!
4)  GMLP Media Literacy Mini Conference: Pedagogy & Production
5)  UbD & CCSS Summer Institute

The Pedagogy and Production of Media Literacy

Julie Smith during small group discussion at Media Literacy Week 2012
Julie Smith during Media Literacy Week 2012

The Education Community Engagement Committee of GMLP is hosting the Gateway Media Literacy Partners Mini Conference: Pedagogy and Production at Cooperating School Districts on June 7 from 7:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

St. Louis educators Don Goble (Ladue School District) and Julie Smith (SIUE and Webster University) will keynote this event, followed by two different session times (9:30-10:20 and 10:30-11:20) with various resources, programs, and ideas shared from area experts in the field media literacy and K-12 education, like:

•  Bill Bass, Parkway School District
•  Linda Dougherty, Northwest School District
•  Mitch Eden, Kirkwood School District

In addition, a media panel will also participate in the discussion from 11:30-12:10. Those participants include:

•  Jasmine Huda, KMOV
•  Alvin Reid, Nine Network, 101 ESPN

GMLP strives to empower citizens to think critically about media messages. Anyone who wants to learn more about media literacy, and network with local media literacy educators and professionals is invited to participate the Mini Conference.

Preregistration is requested by May 24; seating is limited to 60 attendees. Cost for event is $10 (cash) at the door, which covers breakfast and printed materials. For questions regarding the Pedagogy and Production Mini Conference on Media Literacy, contact GMLP ECE co-chairs Rebecca Morrison or Mary Pat Gallagher. Cooperating School Districts is an institutional member of GMLP.