Project Look Sharp Seminars Announced for the National Council for Social Studies San Francisco Convention, Thursday and Friday, Nov. 16 – 17

Though Media Literacy Week may be ending soon, Project Look Sharp is not slowing down in the slightest. Executive Director Cyndy Scheibe and Director of Curriculum Chris Sperry will be presenting three different seminars on Thursday through Friday, Nov. 16-17, for the National Council for Social Studies convention in San Francisco, CA. All seminars will …

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Project Look Sharp Presents a Variety of Activities for Media Literacy Week Nov. 6-10

Media Literacy Week is coming soon (November 6-10) and Project Look Sharp has prepared a variety of new materials and professional development services for anyone interested in learning more about integrating media literacy into teaching. As described by NAMLE, “the purpose of Media Literacy Week is to raise the visibility of the importance and power …

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Cyndy Scheibe Holds “Online Office Hours” for Media Literacy Week

Project Look Sharp Director Cyndy Scheibe will be hosting online hours on Wednesday, Nov. 8, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. from the following link: https://ithaca.zoom.us/j/972961669 Content will be aimed towards viewers who: Are looking for ideas on how to integrate media literacy approaches into a specific topic or curriculum area at a specific grade level Want feedback on …

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“Iron Jawed Angels” Showing and Discussion at Cinemapolis Nov. 1st

Join us for the film showing of Iron Jawed Angels and a vigorous discussion afterwards about the film’s messages, accuracy and relevance led by Executive Director Cyndy Scheibe of Project Look Sharp. The event will occur at Cinemapolis on November 1st, at 6:30 p.m. and while admission is free, a $5.00 donation will be graciously …

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The League of Women Voters and Tompkins County Public Library Present: “IS THAT REALLY TRUE? FACTS OR FAKE NEWS?”

IS THAT REALLY TRUE? FACTS OR FAKE NEWS? DATE: Monday, October 23, 2017, 7-9pm PLACE: Borg-Warner Room Tompkins County Public Library 101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY PANELISTS: • Michael Engle, Library Research and Learning Services, Cornell University • Chris Sperry, Director of Curriculum and Staff Development for Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College • Neill …

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“Media Literacy in Every Classroom” Quick Reference Guide for Educators Now Available

Teachers looking for a basic guide to media literacy in K-12 education can now purchase “Media Literacy in Every Classroom,” a quick reference guide co-authored by Dr. Faith Rogow and Project Look Sharp’s executive director Cyndy Scheibe. This guide was published by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) on Sept. 14, and is …

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