Sherri Hope Culver

Our projects – 2021

Our projects – 2021

Fall 2021 NewsletterWe are excited to share with you a few of the projectsand programs that have been keeping us busy.The 31st annual Global Media and Information Literacy Week was held on October 24 - October 31. The event brought together international...

CMIL partners for “Advice from the Classroom”

CMIL partners for “Advice from the Classroom”

Created in a landmark collaboration with the College of Education, TUTV and Temple’s Center for Media and Information Literacy, “Advice from the Classroom” is a new program for parents featuring smart ways to make learning at home engaging and fun. The short videos...

Does media literacy need a makeover?

Sherri Hope Culver's blog article "Does Media Literacy Need A Makeover?" has been picked up by PROMAX, the professional association for creative and marketing promotion-makers. See full article here. For other articles by Culver, click here.  

North American Chapter of Global MIL Alliance Kicks Off

A group of media and information literacy educators and organizations representing a broad range of sectors met in London, Ontario at Western University on Sept. 20 and 21, 2016 to form the North American Sub-Chapter of the UNESCO-initiated Global Alliance for...

MIL Clicks

MIL CLICKS is a social media movement led by the Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO. The acronym CLICKS stands for Critical-thinking, Creativity, Literacy, Intercultural, Citizenship, Knowledge & Sustainability. The objectives of this social media...

Sherri’s blog updates

Sherri's blog explores topical issues relating to children's media and media literacy. The blog is available at www.sherrihopeculver.com Topics have included: -media as mirror: representations of difference -media coverage of the US presidential campaign -explicit...

European Media & Information Literacy Forum

European Media & Information Literacy Forum

The European Media & Information Literacy Forum was held in Riga, Latvia, June 27-29, 2016. Sherri Hope Culver was invited to speak on a panel titled, "MIL: A Privacy Shield" where she shared preliminary details from a research study conducted with UNESCO on the...

Search it. Click it. And encourage kids to ask questions.

Search it. Click it. And encourage kids to ask questions.

Every week it seems like some organization puts out a list of guidelines for how children should engage with online content. This week Common Sense Media jumped into the fray with a Twitter post including a link to “Responsible Search Strategies for Kids”. I’m always...

Thoughts on the HBO / Sesame Street deal

Thoughts on the HBO / Sesame Street deal

Maybe it’s my history working with public television or my strong feeling that all kids need access to quality educational media content, but the article "There Goes the Neighborhood: The Story Behind the New Sesame Street and its Journey to HBO" just makes me sad....

Thoughts on the News Literacy Summit

I am writing this just a few hours after the conclusion of the News Literacy Summit held this past Sunday and Monday in Chicago. I am grateful to the McCormick Foundation for bringing together an impressive group of people passionate about news literacy. I appreciated...

The Nerve Centre in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland

The Nerve Centre in Derry-Londonderry, Northern Ireland

There's an energy that comes from a place filled with media and the arts and young people that I never tire of.  The Nerve Centre is one of the official "creative learning centers" supported by Northern Ireland Screen. After meeting with Bernard McCloskey at NI...

Northern Ireland Screen

Northern Ireland Screen

I had the pleasure of visiting Belfast this past week and met with Bernard McCloskey, Head of Education for Northern Ireland Screen. (Thank you Martina Chapman!) Bernard shared a bit about the work being done in NI to help teachers integrate media into their...