Close reading isn’t just for printed texts anymore. To help students meet Common Core standards related to close observation and effective questioning, media literacy consultant Frank Baker suggests ways to engage them with a range of visual content.
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Introducing the concept of product placement, using pop culture images and sporting events, is a great way to jump-start students’ critical viewing and grow their media literacy skills, says expert Frank Baker. Key questions for analysis included.
What does the annual avalanche of diet advertising mean to the classroom teacher? It’s a teachable moment, says media literacy expert Frank Baker — an opportunity to sharpen visual literacy and critical thinking skills and bring the Common Core standard for argument writing into play.
Magazines about popular culture are an effective tool to teach media literacy and “a host of Common Core standards,” says expert Frank W. Baker.
Media literacy consultant Frank Baker makes the case that students should be writing scripts and screenplays as part of their schoolwork.
Digital Storytelling: Guide for Educators from 2010 can help teachers start to explore digital storytelling as a powerful instructional strategy, says teacher-reviewer Kevin Hodgson.
Media expert Frank Baker offers examples of political stagecraft at the highest levels and suggests several visual literacy lesson ideas.
Oscar season is a perfect time to introduce students to film careers & examine the highly collaborative movie enterprise, says media literacy expert Frank Baker.
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 W. Baker.
Prepare your students to watch the Presidential Debates with these tips & tools from media literacy expert Frank Baker.