Media Education Resources for Educators
Buckingham, D. (2003).
Media Education: Literacy, Learning and Contemporary Culture. Williston,
VT: Blackwell/ London: Polity Press. 802-216-2522 or
Duncan, B. (2003).
Interview with Kathleen Tyner.
(April). Ontario, Canada: Media Awareness Network.
Duncan, B. & Tyner, K.(Eds.)
Madison, WI: National Telemedia Council, 1922 University
Avenue, Madison, WI 53726. 608-218-1182. NTelemedia@aol.com
Gee, James Paul. (2003).
Goodman, Steve (2003).
. NY: Teachers College Press.
The New London Group.
(1996). A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing social futures. Harvard
Educational Review, 66(1):60-92.
Sanborn, Keith (1998).
The Zapruder Film. Big as Life: An American History of 8mm Films. San
Francisco Cinematheque and the Museum of Modern Art (NYC). To order:
415-552-1990. $15. See also:
Tyner, K. (June 2003).
Beyond Boxes and Wires.
, J. Fisherkeller and R.M. Coleman, Ed., Sage
Tyner, K. (January
Francisco: National Alliance of Media Arts and Culture.
Tyner, K. (1998).
(Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates). Some reviews are located in the
and Assessment Resources for Communication Educators
is a policy document created by a group of media
educators, technology educators and humanities teachers in England. It is
published by the British Film Institute and used to create standards related to
teaching about the moving image in the United Kingdom. <http://www.bfi.org.uk/education/research/advocacy/mmm/>
Useful local standards, although limited to youth development issue of
“violence prevention” a funding consideration, they may be used for broader,
more creative purposes. < http://media.mpls.k12.mn.us/MPS_Media_Information_Technology_Standards.html
Association K-12 Standards for Speaking, Listening and Media Literacy <>
Sefton-Green, J. & Sinker,
R. (2000). Evaluating Creativity: Making and Learning by Young People.
New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis. [Order through
Worsnop, C. (1996)
. Ontario, Canada:
Media Awareness Network.
. Includes media education
“viewing and representing” strand in the K-12 English Language Arts and Reading
for Communication Arts Teaching and Learning
The Prelinger Archive.
Instructional, industrial and other ephemeral media can be downloaded online
Schouten, D. & Watling,
R. (1998). Media Action Project:
Morton Subotnick’s ""is a digital sound tool for children.
is a knowledge creation tool, digital
presentation devise, and archive of multimedia developed for K-12 teachers.
offers many movie guides for use in the classroom.
. Teacher Stephanie Drotos uploaded her
entire 9-Week curriculum for video production on the Web. Includes desktop
publishing and video. Daily lesson plans and classroom handouts.
and Services for Media Educators
Action Coallition for
Media Education (ACME)
Alliance for a Media
Literate America (AMLA)
partners with schools to produce animation and digital video.
is a media arts center in Kentucky that hosts a media education institute for
teachers and students who produce documentaries about Appalachian culture.
Education Arcade is the
premiere website for educators interested in video gaming:
The British Film Institute
has a strong media education department:
British media educators
The Center for Digital
Storytelling offers convening opportunities, resources and information for media
in Canada is a major resource for media education
Media Literacy Online
Project Resource Links (University of Oregon)
National Alliance of Media
Arts and Cultures has a Youth Media Initiative focused on evaluation and
National Telemedia Council
in Los Angeles is a clearinghouse for media
education materials and services.
in New York City is the flagship program for hands-on media
education in the United States.
The National Writing
Project offers a strong community of educators, as well as best practices in
hands-on, creative educational work for kids:
Youth Media Links
Since January 1999, Listen Up! has engaged more than 1,000 youth from
diverse backgrounds in the researching, writing, production, editing and
distribution of their own media. Loosely affliliated with the PBS series,
The Merrow Report.
- The Beat Within youth writing project
- Blunt Youth Radio Project
- Wiretap – Ideas and actions for a new generation
- Roaddawgz.org – voice of homeless youth
Teen Voices Online
- Wide Angle Youth Media
- Youth Media Distribution
- Youth Radio
- Youth Communication – True Stories by Teens
- Yo! Youth Outlook – Amplifying the Voices of Young People