Keynote Speaker: Tessa Jolls, Education Summit on Media and Technology Learning

Inspiring media literacy education is Tessa Jolls’ mission and passion. As President and CEO of the Center for Media Literacy and Founder of the Consortium for Media Literacy in Los Angeles, Tessa is the 2015 winner of the Global Media Literacy Award, given by UNESCO-initiated Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy (GAPMIL), in cooperation with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC). She is the co-creator and publisher of the CML MediaLit Kit, a research-based collection of resources for media literacy education featuring the Questions/TIPS (Q/TIPS) framework. She is a frequent speaker and writer on media literacy topics; her work has been translated into many languages and is the base for major media literacy implementation programs.

Project Based Learning Panel, Education Summit on Media and Technology Learning

Josh Gold has a bachelor’s degree from Boston University and a Masters of Math Education from Lesley University. He currently teaches middle school math at Hanscom Middle School, a part of Lincoln Public Schools. Josh has spent the last 5 years creating a flipped classroom as well as creating a programming club and maker space […]

Jeromie Whalen, Al Williams on Northampton Minecraft Project, Education Summit

Jeromie Whalen, Northampton High School Digital Med/Ed Tech, and Al Williams, Executive Director, Northampton Community Television – A Minecraft project in western Mass is using games and the community as a vehicle to teach high school students community-building in real life, democracy online, 3-D printing, media literacy, architecture and design, as well as connecting students […]