Renee HobbsProfessor and Founding DirectorHarrington School of CommunicationUniversity of Rhode IslandDavid Cooper MooreDi...
Powerful Voices for Kids is acomprehensive curriculum andprofessional developmentprogram for K-6 digital and medialiteracy...
www.powerfulvoicesforkids.com
Program ComponentsSummer Program for Students
Professional Developmentfor EducatorsProgram Components
In-School MentorshipProgram Components
Research on Children’s Media Useand Media Literacy SkillsProgram Components
Building a Learning CommunityProgram Componentswww.powerfulvoicesforkids.comCOMINGJULY 2013
LOVE HATEPRINT VISUAL SOUND DIGITALTeachers’ attitudes about media, technology and popularculture shape their work with ch...
Exploring Teacher Motivationsfor Using Media & Technology
Understanding teacher motivations can helpeducational technology professionals bettercollaborate with teachers to support ...
Exploring Message PurposeTo informTo entertainTo persuadeWhen children activate inferentialthinking about message purpose,...
Exploring ConstructedenessWhen childrenexamine howmedia messagesare constructed,they becomebetter atconstructing theirown ...
Exploring Authors & AudiencesLiteracy is arelational process:sharing meaningthrough symbolsVideo Video
 Grafe, S.,  Hobbs, R., Boos, M., Bergey, B. (2012). Teachers´ motivations for media education in Germany and in the Unite...
Powerful Voices for Kids is a comprehensive curriculum and professional development program for K-6 digital and media lite...
Summer Institutein Digital LiteracyJuly 14 – 19, 2013Providence RILEARN MORE: www.mediaeducationlab.com
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This workshop zeroes in on best practices in using digital and media literacy concepts of access, analysis, composition, reflection, and taking action through digital citizenship within the K-2 arena. Learn how to help students as young as 5 and as old as 9 develop critical thinking capabilities, writing and fluency, and media composition skills and understanding through fun activities accessible to *all* teachers, no matter how technology savvy or their technology resources.

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Powerful Voices for Kids: Digital and Media Literacy in K-2

  1. 1. Renee HobbsProfessor and Founding DirectorHarrington School of CommunicationUniversity of Rhode IslandDavid Cooper MooreDirectorPowerful Voices for Kids
  2. 2. Powerful Voices for Kids is acomprehensive curriculum andprofessional developmentprogram for K-6 digital and medialiteracy education.
  3. 3. www.powerfulvoicesforkids.com
  4. 4. Program ComponentsSummer Program for Students
  5. 5. Professional Developmentfor EducatorsProgram Components
  6. 6. In-School MentorshipProgram Components
  7. 7. Research on Children’s Media Useand Media Literacy SkillsProgram Components
  8. 8. Building a Learning CommunityProgram Componentswww.powerfulvoicesforkids.comCOMINGJULY 2013
  9. 9. LOVE HATEPRINT VISUAL SOUND DIGITALTeachers’ attitudes about media, technology and popularculture shape their work with children and youth
  10. 10. Exploring Teacher Motivationsfor Using Media & Technology
  11. 11. Understanding teacher motivations can helpeducational technology professionals bettercollaborate with teachers to support studentlearning
  12. 12. Exploring Message PurposeTo informTo entertainTo persuadeWhen children activate inferentialthinking about message purpose,they build skills that supportreading comprehension
  13. 13. Exploring ConstructedenessWhen childrenexamine howmedia messagesare constructed,they becomebetter atconstructing theirown messagesVideo Video
  14. 14. Exploring Authors & AudiencesLiteracy is arelational process:sharing meaningthrough symbolsVideo Video
  15. 15.  Grafe, S.,  Hobbs, R., Boos, M., Bergey, B. (2012). Teachers´ motivations for media education in Germany and in the United States. Paper presentation at Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Los Angeles. Hobbs, R. & Moore, D. (2013). Discovering media literacy: Teaching digital media and popular culture inelementary school. Thousand Oaks: Corwin/Sage. Hobbs, R. (2013). Improvization and strategic risk taking in informal learning with digital media literacy. Learning, Media and Technology, 38(2), 1 – 28.Hobbs, R., Yoon, J., Al-Humaidan, R., Ebrahimi, A. & Cabral, N. (2011). Online digital media in elementary school. Journal of Middle East Media 7(1), 1 – 23. Hobbs, R. & Moore, D.C. “Messy Engagement and Strategic Risk Taking as an Instructional Strategy in Informal Learning,” Paper presentation, International Communication Association (ICA), Phoenix, AZ. May 28, 2012.Hobbs, R. , Cohn-Geltner, H. & Landis, J. (2011). Views on the news: Media literacy empowerment competencies in the elementary grades. In C. Von Feilitzen, U. Carlsson & C. Bucht (Eds.). Newquestions, new insights, new approaches. The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media. NORDICOM. University of Gothenburg, Sweden (pp. 43 – 56).Moore, D.C. (2013). Bringing the world to school: Integrating news and media literacy in elementary classrooms. Journal of Media Literacy Education 5(1), 326-336.Moore, D.C. (2011). Asking questions first: Navigating transgression and popular culture in an inquiry-based media literacy classroom. Action in Teacher Education 33(2), 219-230.
  16. 16. Powerful Voices for Kids is a comprehensive curriculum and professional development program for K-6 digital and media literacy education. CONTACT:David Cooper MooreEmail: dmoore1@gmail.com
  17. 17. Summer Institutein Digital LiteracyJuly 14 – 19, 2013Providence RILEARN MORE: www.mediaeducationlab.com

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