New Literacies: Scriptwriting
Media literacy consultant Frank Baker makes the case that students should be writing scripts and screenplays as part of their schoolwork.
Visual Literacy & Politics
Media expert Frank Baker offers examples of political stagecraft at the highest levels and suggests several visual literacy lesson ideas.
Learning More about the Movies
Oscar season is a perfect time to introduce students to film careers & examine the highly collaborative movie enterprise, says media literacy expert Frank Baker.
Reading Visual Media
Students need the skills to read & discern messages in visual media, says Frank Baker, who uses Wall-E and other movies to teach "the language of film."
Visual Media: A New Literacy
Engaging students in creating and analyzing images & films is a key step in developing an important 21st century skill, says media literacy consultant Frank Baker.
Here Come the Toy Ads
Toy commercials, so pervasive on TV during the holidays, are a great way to jump-start media literacy discussions with students. Expert Frank Baker has lesson ideas.
Media Literacy & Politics
Future voters and civic leaders need to understand how political messages are crafted so that they can see through the spin, says media literacy expert Frank Baker.
Watching Debates with Kids
Prepare your students to watch the Presidential Debates with these tips & tools from media literacy expert Frank Baker.