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Author: Cyndy Scheibe

Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry and Student Advocates Promote Media Literacy Legislation

In March 2022, Project Look Sharp’s Staff Director of Curriculum and Staff Development, Chris Sperry, participated in a virtual meeting sponsored by DemocracyReady NY and the New York Library Association alongside high school students from across New York State to promote the importance of media literacy education in school curriculums. Joining the meeting were State Assemblymember Linda Rosenthal and State...

Standards Alignment: National Media Literacy Alliance Joint Statement on Media Literacy Education Available to Read and Implement!

This 3-page document briefly summarizes the alignment of media literacy with the core standards for each of the following disciplines: library (AASL + YALSA), technology (ISTE), Journalism (JEA), Early Childhood (NAEYC), Social Studies (NCSS), ELA (NCTE), Math (NCTM), Science (NSTA), and Writing (NWP). Find it at https://www.projectlooksharp.org/assets/media/pd/Alliance-MLW-Statement.pdf

New Report from Democracy Ready NY Promoting Media Literacy Education in NY State

We wanted to share some exciting news about the release of a vital new report from Democracy Ready NY entitled “Developing Digital Citizens: Media Literacy Education for All Students.” The report represents the strongest advocacy for media literacy in New York State to date. The report asserts that New York has been remiss in failing to equip schools to help students meet existing media...