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The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy

Tuesday, October 26th at 8pm (EST): The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy

Join us during Media Literacy Week to hear Jorge Aguirre (Head Writer of Alma’s Way), Michelle Cuila Lipkin (executive director for the National Assossciation for Media Literacy Education) and Sarah Jacobstein (Sr. Manager, Government & Public Affairs, Americas at the LEGO Group) speak about ways to incorporate play and critical thinking into children’s media. This insightful discussion will be moderated by Sherri Hope Culver (Director, Center for Media and Information Literacy, Temple University).

Alma’s Way, written by Jorge Aguirre, is an animated series based around a Latino Bronx neighborhood

Participate in a fun and interactive demonstration of the LEGO Group’s Build & Talk “pack” focused on critical thinking. Bring your own LEGO bricis to play along! Attendees will have a chance to win a Lego Fender Stratocaster!

Price: Free for CMA and NAMLE members/ $10 for non-members

Click here for more information on the Children Media’s Assossciation website and to register for the event!

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