Schedule

2022 Conference Schedule

All times listed are in Eastern Time (ET).
This schedule is subject to change.

Audience Key

Note: The categories below represent the youngest audience/setting for which the session is recommended. Many sessions have multiple recommended audiences. Check individual session listings in the online conference platform for the full list of recommended audiences

National Media Literacy Alliance

Pre-K-
Elementary+

Upper Elem/

Middle+

High School+

Higher Education+

Out-of-School/
Continuing Ed

All/Most

FRIDAY, JULY 15

11:00am

Opening Keynote
Mirrors, Windows, & Sliding Glass Doors: Building an Inclusive & Mindful Culture

Kenneth Shelton

2022 Media Literacy Teacher Award

Voices of the Future: Pranav Karthikeyan

12:00pm

Break

12:30pm

The Role of Media Literacy in Supporting Student Understanding and Critiquing the World through Mathematics

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Trena Wilkerson, Seyoung Holte, Dr. Basil Conway, Iesha Smith

Reading the

Media K-3

Pamela Pereyra (she/her/hers)

Super High-

Grade Cultural Appropriation: Using Social Media to Critique Consumer Culture

JuliAnna Ávila, Ph.D. (she/her/hers),
Karla Kingsley, Ph.D. (she/her/hers)

Media Literacy in US and Brazil: experiences from the capital cities

Fernando Oliveira Paulino, Diogo Lopes de Oliveira

Building Informed Citizenship Through Lateral Reading in Canada — “CTRL-F: Find the Facts” Curriculum and Study Findings

Jessica Elena Brodsky (she/her), Patricia J. Brooks (she/her), Ken Boyd (he/him), Brian Weishar (he/him)

Developing Media Literacy with Teens at the Library

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Siva Ramakrishnan, Rachel Roseberry, Kelly Czarnecki, Zachary Margolis

12:50pm

Depth & Complexity: Using Thinking Tools to Analyze Media & Current Events

NexGen News Laura Segre (she/her), Dr. Michelle McGuire (she/her)

Power, Prejudice, and Portrayals in News: Teaching Representation from a Critical News Literacy Perspective

Christine McWhorter (she/her)

1:00pm

1:10pm

Habits and Routines: Lessons from Early Childhood Education about Media Literacy as a Foundation for Culturally Responsive Classrooms

Faith Rogow (she/her)

Los Angeles Times coverage of the Sleepy Lagoon Trial and the “Zoot Suit Riots” (1942-43)

Gwynne Ellen Ash (she/her/hers)

A Choice of Weapons: Inspired by Gordon Parks Portfolio Projects

Emily Keating (she/her), Chloe Fernandez (she/her)

1:30pm

Break

2:00pm

Town Hall Conversation:
Media Literacy + Policy

Erin McNeill, Executive Director

Media Literacy Now

Town Hall Conversation:
Media Literacy + Mental Health

Sameer Hinduja, Co-Director

Cyberbullying Research Center

3:00pm

Break

3:30pm

Youth Media Creation: Using social media as an engine to rev up school culture

Journalism Education Association (JEA)

Veronica Purvis, Erinn Harris,

Aaron Manfull

Let's Speak Media Literacy!

Nadina Nicolici (she/her/hers)

Learn to Discern in Education – Strategy for Integration of Media Literacy into National Policy and Illustrative Integrated Lesson Plans

Maryna Dorosh, (she/her), Diana Ivanna Moshkovska, (she/her), Tetiana Karas, (she/her)

Mapping Media Literacy Programming to Counter Disinformation


Alexandra Woodward, Ran Zhu, Aleksandra Popovik, Christopher Wozniak, Daniel Johansson, Nicole D'souza

Cyber Citizenship Initiative

Jimmeka Anderson, Mikayla Brown

Nathan Fisk,

James Welsh,

Doubling Down on Cross-Curricular Media Literacy

National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS), National Council for Teachers of English (NCTE)

Lawrence Paska, Emily Kirkpatrick

3:50pm

Teaching Digital & Media Literacy in an Era of Modern Day Propaganda

Dr. Jennifer L. Parker, Dr. Troy Hicks, Kathryn Grunow

Game Based Learning: Helping Students Build Media Literacy Muscle Memory

Dan Choe (he/him)

Global On-Ramp To Media Literacy


Linda Wiley, Monika Hanley, Michele Johnsen

Context Tracing: An Online Scavenger Hunt for Verification

Rosa Garza-Mourino, (she/her), Asa Wilder, (he/him)

4:00pm

Supporting Readiness through Vital Civic Empowerment (SRVCE) Curriculum & Professional Learning

Wendy Rivenburgh (she/hers)

4:10pm

Cyber Civics:

Media Literacy

for Positive Participation Lessons

Diana Graber,

Soni Albright

#ForYou: A Game About Algorithms

Matthew Johnson

Taking it online – EducaMídia’s Media Literacy MOOC for Educators

Mariana Ochs (she/her)

Evaluating Online Sources through Lateral Reading: An Introduction (online tutorial)

Andrea Baer, Daniel Kipnis

4:30pm

Break

5:00pm

Lessons from Leaders: Civic Education

Louise Dubé, Executive Director, iCivics

Dr. Kimberly Moffitt, Moderator

2022 Media Literate Media Award

5:45pm

Break

6:00pm

Futuro Media Group

Alejandra Salazar, Marta Martinez

Faiza Asha and Matt Suescun, PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs

2022 Media Literate Media Award Winner

Voices of the Future: Sydney White, Black Girls Film Camp

National Media Literacy Alliance

Pre-K-
Elementary+

Upper Elem/

Middle+

High School+

Higher Education+

Out-of-School/
Continuing Ed

All/Most

SATURDAY, JULY 16

11:00am

Lessons from Leaders: Community Education

Sarah-SoonLing Blackburn, Ed.D., Associate Director, Learning in Schools, Learning for Justice

Dr. Stephanie Flores-Koulish, Moderator

2022 Media Literacy Community Award

Voices of the Future: Isaac Harte, MediaWise

12:00pm

Break

12:30pm

How Integrating Original Sources in Science Classrooms Supports Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

National Science Teachers of America (NSTA)

Elizabeth Allen, Lori Chen, Liz Martinez, Joseph Pizzo, Guida Faria

Visuals Impact Learning: Tips to make your digital materials easier to comprehend

Kelli Lane (she/her)

Digital LAMBOOZLED!

Yoo Kyung Chang

Social Media Literacy from a Sociocultural Perspective

Christine Wusylko, Dr. Angela Kohnen, Dr. Max Sommer

Media Literacy Assessment: A Comprehensive Landscape Analysis of the Research Literature

Lara Azar (she/her/hers), Casey Frechette (he/him/his), Joy Amulya (she/her/hers)

Media Literacy in Entertainment Media: New Perspectives

Alexis Romero Walker, Ph.D. (they/them), Tegan Bratcher, Ph.D. (she/her), Jaz Gray, Ph.D. (she/her), Michele Meyer (she/her), Emma Lynn (she/her)

12:50pm

Educator Shifts in Media Literacy: The Journey from Consumer to Producer of Media

Dr. Jennifer L. Parker, Kathryn Grunow

Countering the sterilization of English Language Arts curricula: Teaching media literacy through banned books

Karla V. Kingsley (she/her/hers), JuliAnna Ávila, Ph.D. (she/her hers)

1:00pm

Teachers' Perceptions of Fake News and News Literacy: Integrating News Literacy Into the Curriculum

Cassandra Jones (she/her)

1:10pm

Meme it Up: Harnessing the Power of Memes to Demonstrate Learning

Renee Bogacz (she/her)

Lenny who? The role of popular fictional media in teaching media literacy and First Amendment history in higher education.

Ashley Grant (she/her), Lyric Mandell (she/her)

1:30pm

Break

2:00pm

Working Group:

Core Principles of Media Literacy Education

Kristy Roschke, Megan Fromm, Bobbie Eisenstock

Working Group:

Scaling Media Literacy in Your State

Yonty Freisman and Michael A. Spikes (IL), Michael Danielson and Marilyn Cohen (WA),

Jimmeka Anderson (NC), Chris Sperry (NY)

3:00pm

Break

3:30pm

Building community partnerships in support of media literacy certification

PBS Education

Kristin Lehner, Will Tolliver, Jackie Stapleton- Durham, Kari Wardle

Are Questions the Answer?

Mike Lawrence

Data Skills for Media Literacy

Jocelyn Young (she/her), Kaspars Ruklis, Philip Davidovich (he/him/his)

F*** news: banning checklists and complicating student engagement through a media and information literacy lens

Spencer Brayton (he/him), Natasha Casey (she/her)

COMM 205 Media Literacy for Diverse Audiences

Jayne Cubbage

Building Brave Communities of Participatory Practice Through Remix

Theresa Redmond (she/her)

What the Research Says about Social Group Representation in Educational Materials And Its Implications for Media Literacy

Amanda LaTasha Armstrong

3:50pm

The 56th California Student Media Festival – Steal These Tools for Media Literacy

Hall Davidson (he/him), Mike Lawrence (he/him)

Developing a teacher toolkit: Implementing critical media literacy in educator preparation

Jared Huisingh (he/him/his), Ashley Stroud (she/her/hers)

News Literacy – Penn State

Sydney L. Forde (she/her/hers)

4:00pm

Towards a critical race techno-literacy: Fostering Students' Ability to Read, Resist and Revise Racism in the Digital

Tiera Chante Tanksley

Integrating Media Literacy into Undergraduate Core Courses

Christen Embry (she/her/hers)

4:10pm

Get Info Lit!

Lindsay Downs (she/her)

Fundamentals of Multimedia Creation Course Design

Bridget Haina (she/her/hers)

Examining Wartime Propaganda

Renee Hobbs

4:30pm

Break

5:00pm

Lessons from Leaders: Media Arts Standards

Dain Olsen, Co-Chair, National Coalition for Core Arts Standards

Michelle Ciulla Lipkin, Moderator

2022 Media Literacy Researcher Award

5:45pm

Break

6:00pm

15 Minutes of Shame

2022 Media Literate Media Award Winner

Monica Lewinsky, Max Joseph, Taylor Dumpson, Dr. Safiya Noble

National Media Literacy Alliance

Pre-K-
Elementary+

Upper Elem/

Middle+

High School+

Higher Education+

Out-of-School/
Continuing Ed

All/Most

SUNDAY, JULY 17

11:00am

Lessons from Leaders: Educational Technology

Kristina Ishmael, Deputy Director, Office of Educational Technology, Department of Education

Bill Selak, Moderator

2022 Elizabeth Thoman Service Award

Voices of the Future: Deesha Panchal, PBS Student Reporting Labs

12:00pm

Break

12:30pm

Centering youth voice in justice-oriented media literacy

National Writing Project (NWP)

Christina Cantrill, Cherise McBride, Christian Walkes, Candice Fukumoto, Casey McAlduff, Clemencia Acevedo  

Three Brilliant Educators Take You on Their Media Literacy Curriculum Ride

Vic Pasquantonio, Andrea DeGette, Kate Stevens, Jean Darnell

My Media Consumption Activity and Tips to Deal with Information Overload

Stanley Currier (he/him), Sabine Berzina (she/her)

Media Literacy, Storytelling and Change: Exploring Identity and Media Literacy with POV Films

Sarah Schroeder (she/her), Dr. Nancy Jennings, Debbie Brewer (she/her)

Decolonizing Media Literacy: Understanding the Influence of Social and Cultural Values Across the Globe

Nisha Sridharan (she/her/hers), Kristy Roschke (she/her/hers), Dawn Gilpin (she/her/hers)

Media Literacy Policy Enactment and Implementation: A Case Study of Washington State

Tessa Jolls  (she), Barbara J. Walkosz (she), Marilyn Cohen  (she), Michael Danielson (he/him/his)

Building a Media Literate World Through Pre-service Teacher Training in Media Literacy Education

Jessica Harvey (she/her), Tracy McNelly (she/her)

12:50pm

Saving Lives: Improving Media and Health Literacy

Caroline Fitzpatrick (she/her), Maria Rankin-Brown (she/her)

Podcasting in the High School English Curriculum

Jodi Hwang (she/her)

1:00pm

How the PBS Media Literacy Certification Can Boost Your Teaching Practice

Rik Panganiban

Leveling Up to Make An Impact: A Public Museum Media Literacy Exhibition

Sue Ellen Christian (she/her/hers), Brianne Pitts (she/her/hers), Katie Murdock (she/her/hers), William (Bill) McElhone

Socially shared inquiry with media and information literacy teachers: gaps and ways forward

Madelyn Garcia (she/her)

“I forgot tech isn’t neutral” : Navigating bias in digital spaces and online searches

Amanda LaTasha Armstrong

1:10pm

A Posthuman Approach to Media Literacy

Richard S. Lewis (he/him)

Whose story, Our story: Personal Storytelling in the Art Room and Media Literacy

Meghan Hipple (she/her/hers)

1:30pm

Break

2:00pm

Film Screenings:

Black Girls Film Camp Filmmakers

Affinity Group Meetings:

Early Childhood/Lower Elementary,

Upper Elementary/Middle School, High School,

Higher Education, Researchers, Librarians,

Out of School/Informal Education

3:00pm

Break

3:30pm

Snapshots and Insights: Media Literacy in Action in Early Childhood

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

Susan Friedman, Faith Rogow, Sabrina Burroughs

Each One Teach One (Curriculum)

Cynthia Sandler (she/her/hers)

Truth Check E-Learning Course & Live Training

LaTroya Hester (she/her/hers), Iman Byfield (she/her/hers)

#FakeToFora – a curriculum on elections and democracy from a media literacy angle

Daniela Machado (she/her), Estevão Zillioli (he/him)

The Media Industry's View of Media Literacy

Kelly Leahy, Ed.D. (she/her)

Making the Grade: Measuring Media Literacy Implementation Statewide

Mary Moen (she/her), Rongwei Tang, Pam Steager, Renee Hobbs

3:50pm

Curiosity and Media: 10 Questions to Build a Media Literate Lens to View Information Through

Bridget Haina (she/her/hers)

Media Literacy and Civic Agency Activities

Daniel E. Vargas Campos (he/him/his)

4:00pm

Artificial Intelligence (AI) & Computational Thinking Skills in Media Education

MELDA YILDIZ

Transnational Information Literacies: Chinese International Students' online information-seeking experiences

Huan Gao (she/her)

4:10pm

Learning Games Lab Toolkit

Amanda LaTasha Armstrong, Barbara Chamberlin, Amy Chacon

4:30pm

Break

5:00pm

Closing Event

Black Girls Film Camp

Jimmeka Anderson, Sydney White, Camille Satterwhite-Rambert, Michelle Elele, Marley Noel