Project Look Sharp and NCSS Educate Teachers with Media Literacy Workshops at Newseum, Washington D.C.

Teachers are now ready for the fall thanks to Project Look Sharp’s intensive three-day workshop this past summer. From July 24th to 26th, Project Look Sharp facilitated media literacy training and teachings to a wide variety of educators. Taking place in the Newseum, Washington, DC, the event was hosted by Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry …

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Project Look Sharp Presents at the 2017 NAMLE Conference

Project Look Sharp is excited to announce that Cyndy Scheibe and Chris Sperry were featured at the 2017 National Association of Media Literacy Educators Conference, “Engaging Citizens, Building Community”. The conference was held on June 26-28th at Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. Cyndy and Chris led and moderated a wide variety of workshops and presentations …

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Special Screening and Discussion at Cinemapolis: The Film “1984” and Media Literacy Discussion with Project Look Sharp

In the book “1984” by George Orwell, on April 4, Winston Smith began questioning Big Brother. On the same date, people will gather across the United States to watch the film 1984 and discuss its relevance today. Cinemapolis of Downtown Ithaca will be one of over 180 art house movie theaters across the country in …

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Cyndy Scheibe Holds Interactive Presentation at NCTE Convention

ITHACA, NY- December 4, 2016 On Saturday Nov. 19 Cyndy Scheibe (Executive Director of Project Look Sharp) presented at the National Council of Teachers of English convention (NCTE) in Atlanta, Georgia. The conference was held to discuss how teachers can advocate for themselves, their students, and their schools. NCTE is an organization that is dedicated …

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Ithaca College Santa Expert Helping Keep the Magic Alive: A Reflection on the Macy’s Believe Campaign 3 months later

In the internet age, where a simple Google search can spoil the magic of Santa Claus for kids, Macy’s hoped to fill the World Wide Web with positive affirmations of belief. Cyndy Scheibe, a developmental psychologist from Ithaca College, had conducted her own research on belief in Santa to contribute to Macy’s efforts. As part …

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Free Upcoming Workshop by Project Look Sharp’s Chris Sperry at Sustainability Perspectives Series at Wells College

Chris Sperry, the director of curriculum and staff development for Project Look Sharp, will be holding an interactive workshop at Wells College’s Sustainability Perspectives series. He will utilize some of Project Look Sharps many media literacy lesson plans on sustainability and climate change to demonstrate the dynamic learning activities for grades elementary through college. The …

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