Monthly Archives: November 2010

Arizona Afterschool Conference

Pop Goes the Classroom launched its workshop series with a presentation to 60+ out of school time professionals at the the Arizona Afterschool Conference yesterday. The workshop was well received. Cell Phones One of the topics that came up early … Continue reading

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Workshops Go Live

On Saturday, we will present the first Pop Goes the Classroom Educator Workshop at the Arizona Afterschool Conference. The workshop is designed to introduce educator to integrated lesson planning. We’ll be discussing the born digital generation and their unique approach … Continue reading

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James Cameron’s Avatar

On November 16, 2010, the 3-Disc Extended Collectors Edition Blue-ray of James Cameron’s AVATAR will be available to the public. It is a tool that can support learning in middle and high school classrooms for educators willing to embrace pop … Continue reading

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Book Review-Playing to Learn: Video Games in the Classroom

Playing to Learn: Video Games in the Classroom by David Hutchison is a well thought out resource designed to promote media literacy through the exploration of video games as pop culture artifacts. Hutchison explains in his introduction: “Many students are … Continue reading

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Beauty and the Beast Diamond Edition

Films released on DVD offer a wealth of resources that can be harnessed for the classroom. The Diamond Edition of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is a fine example of this. The blue ray edition offers teachers a plethora of … Continue reading

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