Via The Cult of Pedagogy podcast, Jennifer Gonzalez talks about ‘dogfooding’, the process of doing your own assignments.
From increasing your understanding of the past, to simply being entertained by good ‘ole fashioned story-telling, podcasting can be both productive and enjoyable. Here are a few interesting and popular podcasts that’ll help you be history-savvy:
A treasure trove of Media Literacy resources:
- TED Talk: How to Seek Truth in the Era of Fake News (above)
- Implementing Media Literacy in Your Classroom (PDF)
- National Association of Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)
- Media Literacy Now
- News Literacy Project
- Idaho Media Initiative
- Educator Innovator: Fostering Media and Information Literacy…
- New York Institute of Technology
- Educate Today
- Journalism Education Association
- Frank W. Baker: Media Literacy Consultant
- Howard University: Communication, Culture, & Media Studies
- Gateway Media Literacy Partners
- YouthLearn: Media Literacy Toolkit
- Children’s Media Association
Congrats to Caleb for being class champion!!
Regarding the Santiago reading, do these two things after thoughtfully reading the 17-ish assigned pages (described in your email):
1) On your site, post 4 questions from/about the text by class on Thursday April 27th; two close-ended questions that can be answered factually about the essence of piece and two open-ended questions that require extended analysis and/or practical application. Don’t try to be fancy, just ask your peers to make helpful and real-world connections. Dig it?
2) Respond to your assigned peers Q’s by Sunday, April 30th by 11:59pm. Note that we are giving you plenty of extra time to help you plan around your other assignments and responsibilities for the exam.
Here are the peer groups:
- Lindsey – Daylon
- Asher – Jordan
- Joe – Ally
- Justin – Caleb
- Reggie – Meghan
- Andy – Ashley
- Malissa – Adam
To truly grow as professionals, it’s not only important to understand curriculum and the landscape of education, but also to realize how your unique wiring predisposes you to interact with students, authorities, parents, information, and policies.
By class time on Wednesday, (1) read this blurb about the test’s theory to understand the nature of this personality test and (2) take the personality test. Once you have taken the test, (3) respond (on your page) in a few paragraphs to these prompts:
- What personality type are you? Describe what that means (in a paragraph or two).
- What professional advantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?
- What professional disadvantages does your personality type have for being a social studies teacher?