Media 101 Week 2

This week’s mass media lesson covers media literacy terms used in mass communication. This week’s class activity is to examine foreign media landscapes and determine how governments sometimes censor content to meet their agenda, especially during times of war. Students will be asked to research the pros and cons of internet censorship. How censorship invades… Continue reading Media 101 Week 2

NY State Parks

Upstate NY has some beautiful state parks. Since, summer is here, it’s time to get outside and breathe in clean fresh air. Here are three of my favorite parks for learning history and hiking along the banks of the mighty Hudson River. 1. FDR Home & Museum is located in Hyde Park, NY, was the… Continue reading NY State Parks

Discover Scratch Studio

Recently, I discovered Scratch.com, which is children’s programming app. What exactly is Scratch? Basically, it is a very simplistic form of teaching children how to code. It challenges children to build a program with bright blocks of code to create or solve a project. Here is a great video to watch that explains how to… Continue reading Discover Scratch Studio