The purpose of this event is to highlight 'Media Literacy' in classrooms across Manitoba, Canada and around the world, connecting to the ongoing work of Manitoba educators infusing Literacy with ICT Across the Curriculum The event has been developed by the Manitoba Association for Computing Educators ManACE and Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth.
Pan Canadian Perspective - "What does Media Literacy mean to you?"
* A 5 minute 'IGNITE' Presentation format featuring a Pan Canadian panel with a EY/MY/SY,Higher Education perspective including Kathy Cassidy (Gr 1 Teacher, Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan), Dr. Alec Couros (Professor, Faculty of Education, University of Regina, Saskatchewan), Ben Hazzard (Consultant: Assessment & Evaluation K-12, Lambton Kent District School Board, Ontario) and Jacques Cool (Learning Specialist, Department of Education New Brunswick)
Following the keynote presentations there will be a Panel Discussion with Manitoba Teachers from across the province.
"What does media literacy look like in your classroom and how do you make it part of developing your students' Literacy with ICT Across the Curriculum?"