Project Girl: Teaching Media Literacy Through Art

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11/08/2012 - 4:00pm
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Hardy Girls Healthy Women Learning Insititute
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Project Girl, a proven arts-based approach to media literacy, gets girls asking questions they’ve never heard before and gives them critical tools to look at their contemporary media based culture with smarter, more resistant eyes.Project Girl co-founders Kelly Parks Snider and Jane Bartell will facilitate a three part webinar series for educators, girl group leaders, girl allies, girl mentors and concerned parents. This webinar series will give you the necessary tools to successfully use Project Girl’s unique arts-based media literacy curriculum. You’ll learn how to use art to explore the following topics with adolescent girls:

  • Basic media literacy concepts
  • Stereotypes and labeling
  • Body image and the beauty myth
  • Consumerism
  • Real girl power
  • Diversity

 

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