Media Literacy Week 2016: Join the Movement!

[The Global Critical Media Literacy Project is a collaborative initiative from the Action Coalition for Media Education, Project Censored, and the graduate program in Media Literacy and Digital Culture at Sacred Heart University.] MEDIA LITERACY WEEK 2016 This year marks the second annual Media Literacy Week, October 31–November 4. The timing could not be better:…

Jacques Brodeur/EDUPAX on the Move

ACME board member Jacques Brodeur has again been taking media education across the Atlantic, expanding on the Défi sans écrans (Screen-free Challenge) movement and programming that he has been spreading and teaching about for over a decade. The world of media education—and the Action Coalition for Media Education—is lucky to have him. October 4, École d’Ingeneurs et…

NYC: Youth-Powered Video Summer Institute

  The Educational Video Center presents a weeklong production-based institute at City-As-School in New York City: July 25 – 29, 9–3; $475.       In this five-day professional development intensive, teachers and youth workers will learn to plan, facilitate, and assess Common Core–aligned media project-based units that will build students’ 21st-century literacy, critical thinking, and artistic storytelling skills.…

Travel & Lodging for the Summit

We are looking forward to seeing you at the Action in Media Education summit at Sacred Heart University, our fifth international media education summit! For those who need directions (from the airport or if traveling by car), visit Sacred Heart’s page on visiting the university. If you are traveling by air, the nearest airport is Bradley International. Some attendees…

Summit Proposal Deadline Extended!

Are you a media educator or a media activist? Do you have work to share with others who are similarly action-oriented? Come to Sacred Heart University in April and engage with others around the lessons learned from successes and failures in media action! Submit a proposal for a session at ACME’s fifth summit, Action In Media…