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Media Literacy Week in St. Louis, Missouri takes place October 28 through November 4, 2012. Presented by the Gateway Media Literacy Partners (GMLP), the week is full of events- click on the calendar image within the post to see full descriptions, including topics, times, and locations. Below is a small sampling of programs:

Cooperating School Districts is hosting one of the first events of the week on October 29, a teacher workshop from 4 to 6 o’clock featuring Cable in the Classroom’s Frank Gallagher, who is also Partnership for 21st Century Skills’ 2012-13 national chair. He’ll discuss the role of media literacy within the P21 framework, in college and career readiness, as a necessary condition for full participation in civic, social and economic life in the 21st Century.

On October 30, teachers can attend Using Media Literacy Strategies Across the Curriculum from 4:30-6 p.m. at Ladue Horton Watkins High School’s Performing Arts Center. During this session, model lesson plans that integrate media literacy into core curricula will be shared. Critical-thinking strategies will be discussed, as well as new technologies to help students become media literate.

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum’s education and media literacy educator, Allison Taylor, will host an unusual walking tour of the Design with the Other 90%: CITIES exhibit from 12 to 1 o’clock on November 2.

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