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I'm starting to think Lego is evil

I'm starting to think Lego is evil | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Well, maybe not evil, but “highly problematic.”
First, let’s remove what we all *think* Lego is (i.e. our own nostalgic memories, our aspirational beliefs, or $250 robot sets), and instead concentrate...
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Media literacy and visual representations that Lego present - some good ideas here to reflect on re. advertising and kids

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Teens send Lego man into near space

Teens send Lego man into near space | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Teens send Lego man into near space...

This is a great video made by some Canadian teens.

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LEGO & Gender Part 1: Lego Friends

LEGO & Gender Part 1: Lego Friends | Visual & digital texts | Scoop.it
Watch Part 2: The LEGO Boys’ Club LEGO announced that after 4 years of intensive research, they have finally come up with a LEGO product that fulfills the desires of... Watch Part 2: The LEGO...
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Consider how visual imagery represents gender in these really helpful videos from Feminist Frequency. 

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