Bringing together some of the best minds working with moving image in the classroom, this conference will focus on how to harness the power and excitement of informal education through consumption of popular culture and media. Educators will receive classroom-ready resources throughout the conference.
Children's Television Panel with Renee Cherow-O'Leary, TC Professor, Educational researcher and consultant to children's media and Betsy Oliphant, Director of Production, PBS Kids Sprout
Teaching Genetics with Science Fiction Film
Building Historical Background Knowledge with the Moving Image
Kevin Clash - Emmy Award-winning voice of Elmo
Mary Christel - author of Seeing and Believing: How to Teach Media Literacy in the Classroom
Belinha De Abreau - author of Teaching Media Literacy
William Kist - co-author of New Literacies in Action
Alan Teasly - co-author of Reel Conversations: Reading Films with Young Adults.
Filmmakers and curators of the Media that Matters Film Festival will be screening and discussing their work.
The Center for Educational Outreach and Innovation
Teachers College, Columbia University
525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027
For more information visit our website: www.tc.edu/ceoi/TeachThinkPlay or call 1-800-209-1245
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