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Project Look Sharp now has 16 media literacy kits that include detailed teacher guides and lessons for classroom decoding of historic documents for K-12 classroom teachers through the college level. Project Look Sharp supports the integration of critical thinking through media literacy in school curriculum and teaching. They do this through developing and providing lesson plans, media materials, training, and support for educators at all education levels. The purpose of media literacy education is to help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators, and active citizens in today’s world. Project look Sharp is Ithaca College's Media Literacy Initiative. From day one, Ithaca College prepares students for personal and professional success through hands-on experience with internships, research and study abroad. For more information, visit www.projectlooksharp.org.

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 5:11pm
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This kit explores the ways in which King and his legacy have been portrayed in various media forms. The first lesson follows a chronology of King’s...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This kit covers stereotyping of Arab people, the Arab/Israeli conflict, the war in Iraq and militant Muslim movements. Students will learn core...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This kit explores how the people in the United States have perceived antiwar movements over the past 170 years and how the U.S. media has constructed...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • 3-5, HS
This kit provides teachers and other educators with the materials and guidance to help fourth grade students understand the reasons that the British...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Science
  • High School
Project Look Sharp is a media literacy initiative of Ithaca College that develops and provides lesson plans, media materials, training, and support...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Arts
  • High School
This kit provides the materials and background information needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructive process of learning how global...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Science
  • High School
This kit covers a historical overview of American representations of endangered species from the slaughter of the American buffalo to Palm...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Arts
  • High School
The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older adults in terms of creativity, flexibility and competence, and to broaden...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Social Studies
  • High School
This kit explores how people in the United States have perceived social justice movements over the past 180 years and how the U.S. media have...
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Friday, July 15, 2016 - 1:33pm
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  • Science
  • High School
Lessons teach core knowledge about the science of climate change, explore conflicting views, and integrate critical thinking skills. Students will...