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  1. CNL News Lesson

    Unrest in Baltimore: A Lesson in Context

    " Hard to believe this is going on, as I keep saying, in a major American city... I don’t remember seeing anything like this in the United States of America in a long time..."-- CNN Anchor Wolf Blitzer as violence erupts on the streets of ...

  2. CNL News Lesson

    Deconstructing a Viral Video: Skydiving Without a Parachute

    The video purportedly shows a man jumping from a plane 9,000 feet above the earth with no parachute, dropping through a small opening in a roof and onto a trampoline. Thanks to the power of social media, it didn’t take long to go viral. But was it real?. ...

  3. Magazine Page

    Behind the Best Pictures from Ferguson- Partner Resource

    In this resource from our innovative High School partner, the Alternative Schools Network, this resource shows a number of photos from photographers from New York Magazine of the protests in Ferguson, MO.  Description from ASN:  This page has a few of the ...

  4. Lecture Video/Audio

    Basketball Player

    Video about autistic basketball player Jason McElwain. Lecture Video/Audio Do Not Display English Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)2:54 The Power of Images College/University Public- accessible to all site users9266https://ir.stonybrook ...

  5. Course Building Materials

    Vietnamese News Literacy Manual

  6. Assignment

    Helping Students Understand Visual Literacy in Political Settings

    I presented this activity: "All Media Start As Writing" at a recent Conference on English Leadership annual meeting in Las Vegas. The idea grew out of a news photo (below) that I have been using as part of my media/visual literacy workshops, ...

  7. Overseas Partner Lesson

    Evaluating Democracy in Bhutan- Bhutan 2012 Workshop Lesson

    A lesson that evaluates the level of democracy in Bhutan as a follow up from "Active Citizenship" lesson. From teacher participants in 2012 News Literacy workshop in Thimphu, Bhutan.  Overseas Partner Lesson lesson_2_-_active_citizenship.pdf Do ...