fostering a media literacy movement across classrooms and communities.
We honor Avanti High School, Olympia, WA! Avanti held a Media Literacy Symposium with multiple speakers throughout their daylong event held during Spring, 2023. Di Zhang, AME board member, served as one of the presenters.
AME is very proud that Washington State has been a model for the nation with the legislation it has passed since 2016. Meet Senator Marko Liias, our media literacy champion, as he continues to speak out in support of passing further legislation.
Check out this nutrition curriculum created by an elementary school team from Kent School District. Shawn Sheller, AME’s Vice Chair, was the team’s lead. Explore how marketing can influence our food choices. This curriculum, created with support from Washington’s Media Literacy Grant Program, is packed with activities and ideas designed to encourage healthy eating.
Teens have several thoughts and ideas to share with us when talking about the importance of becoming media literate. Here are some posters created by Michael Danielson’s students at Seattle Preparatory School. Michael is AME’s Chairperson