Resources and Trainings

From half-day professional-development presentations to week-long institutes, ACME offers a wide variety of fun, interactive, hands-on SmartMediaEducation trainings for classroom teachers and working professionals interested in deepening their understanding of “best practices” in media education. Here are just a few of the trainings we offer; contact us here to find out more.

ACME One PagerACME One-pager: Read ACME’s mission, testimonials, and contact information in this informational PDF.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.50.25 PMOur Brain On 21st Century Media: See what happens when the most complex living thing in the known universe meets the most powerful media culture the world has ever seen.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.51.58 PMThe ABCs of Media Convergence: Explore how teachers and organizations can critically incorporate new digital media tools like Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Wikis into their work.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.53.21 PMMedia Education: Basic Principles: Learn and apply the vital pedagogical principles of critical media education.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.53.52 PMUnderstanding the Language of Persuasion: Learn the secrets of the world’s most powerful media makers and how you can harness the language of persuasion in your classroom and community.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.54.14 PMNews We Can Use: Explore issues of news, information, and censorship in our media culture.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.54.31 PMYour Classroom = Media Education Lab: Learn and apply some of our best classroom-tested activities for your work in the classroom.

Screen Shot 2014-02-04 at 9.54.46 PMThis Ain’t Your Daddy’s Media Culture: Explore EIGHT big shifts that have shaped our 21st century media culture, and their implications for teaching, learning and democracy.

Screen Shot 2014-04-17 at 1.10.29 PMRaising Media-Savvy Kids in the Digital Age: Approach the new digital age with your children in mind.

10ActionVerbs-01Social Media: 10 Action Verbs: Explore the language of today’s media; use the language of today’s media. Use the media tools.

The5Ws-01Towards a Story-Driven Communications Strategy: The 5 Ws : A simple and effective approach to telling your organization’s story.