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.…

Action in Media Education Summit 2016!

Cosponsored by Project Censored ACTION IN MEDIA EDUCATION New Directions for Media Literacy Education in the Digital Age We hope you will join us on April 15 and 16 for ACME’s fifth international media-education summit, hosted by and organized with SHU’s Media Literacy & Digital Culture graduate program and cosponsored with Project Censored. This event,…

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…

Help Media Education Efforts in Massachusetts!

Our partners at Mass Media Literacy are doing excellent work both in teacher training/curriculum development and in legislative lobbying. Please consider contributing to their efforts with a tax-deductible donation.   Dear Friend, Would you believe that teenagers spend nine hours a day in front of entertainment media?1 And that young teens rank entertainment media as their…

And the TOADY goes to…

From our friends at the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood… Hello Barbie, in a landslide!  The votes are in for the 2015 TOADY (Toys Oppressive And Destructive to Young children) Award, and the creepy eavesdropping Hello Barbie blew away the competition with 57% of the vote. The Brands We Know book series was runner-up (14.5%), followed by…