Media Power Youth is pleased to announce a North Country training date for the Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices curriculum training. Space is still available in the Plymouth training on 9/19/2014, but registrations are needed by 9/17/2014 (12pm). The Manchester Training is filling up fast so register as soon as possible.
VIOLENCE PREVENTION THROUGH MEDIA LITERACY
Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices Classes
Plymouth, Manchester and Gorham are sites for the next in a series of trainings for NH educators seeking to prevent youth violence through media literacy education through an initiative of NH Governor Maggie Hassan and the Office of the NH Attorney General.
9/19/2014 – Whole Village Family Resource Center, Plymouth NH
11/7/2014 – Manchester Community College, Manchester NH
3/16/2014 – North Country Education Services, Gorham NH
Please join Media Power Youth for a FREE media literacy curriculum training. All attendees who complete the training will receive 8 professional development hoursand all school professionals will receive a copy of the curriculum at no cost.
Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices is designed to be delivered by upper elementary school staff. This may be a classroom teacher, a teaching team, guidance, health, media specialists or others.
The program has a strong focus on literacy, discussion, analysis, reflection and critical thinking skills. Lessons include hands on creation of media with healthy messages. Additionally, the curriculum includes supplemental activities to build media literacy skills across multiple content areas.
Media Literacy for Safe and Healthy Choices has been evaluated in the Manchester schools by the Center on Media and Child Health (Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School). Evaluation results have been published in theJournal of Children and Media, May 2012. Program objectives are aligned with Common Core, and meet national and state learning standards in multiple disciplines.
For more information on the program please contact:
Sarah Shanahan, MAT, Media Power Youth Education & Training Manager email@example.com
For help with registration or questions about trainings please email
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 603.222.1200