Thanks to a coordinated effort by the media literacy community, supported by experts at American University and grantee Temple University, teachers and students have a guide that simplifies the legalities of using copyrighted materials in an academic setting: The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education.
December 9, 2013 - Publication
A report from the Vera Institute of Justice stresses that responding to “status offenses” in court can lead to deeper juvenile justice system involvement, including detention or placement in a residential facility – outcomes that are out ... Read More
November 3, 2013 - From The Field
SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge! explores how digital games can be effective environments for learning and make learning more relevant by connecting it with students’ interests. Read More
October 23, 2013 - From The Field
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new $500,000 investment to expand YOUmedia, the MacArthur-supported youth learning space that opened at the Chicago Public Library’s downtown Harold Washington Library Center in 2009 Read More