TMS at Northeast Media Literacy Conference (Presentation Slides)

Rhys presented his latest take-aways from the K-12 media literacy world to the Northeast Media Literacy Conference crowd. Continue reading “TMS at Northeast Media Literacy Conference (Presentation Slides)”

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TMS at NYCDOE G&T Conference: Enrichment for All

Rhys Daunic and Emily Bailin of The Media Spot ran the following workshop for teachers and adminstrators at the NYCDOE Enrichment for All Conference June 7, 2016 at the Brooklyn Marriott. Continue reading “TMS at NYCDOE G&T Conference: Enrichment for All”

TMS collaborates on Sustainability Innovation Institute

Rhys Daunic collaborates on creative deveofor the Elk Coast Institute for Mindful Sustainable Innovation.

The Media Spot and The Generation Connection have been working closely with a world-renowned physicist on bringing together a broad array of innovators dedicated to global sustainability in the coastal woodlands of remote Northern California. Continue reading “TMS collaborates on Sustainability Innovation Institute”

Mixed generations produce media in the wild

TGC brings together kids and elders as campers — guiding them into learning expeditions in nature and the local community. Without demanding any particular result, the camp has found that immersing diverse groups in collaborative activities leads to positive intergenerational exchanges. TMS stokes interactions between young and old by facilitating intergenerational camper directed documentary videos on their travels.

Participation in collaborative video productions while immersed in nature encourages intergenerational campers to interview each other, frame moments they find most magical, and think critically about what makes this experience special in the editing process. The end result, a documentary recap of each years’ camp.  Continue reading “Mixed generations produce media in the wild”

Salzburg Academy Mosaic Project & Pitch Videos

TMS facilitated media productions with 75 students from 13 countries at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change in July.

In 2015 Rhys returned for the 3rd time as faculty at the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change to collaborate with documentary filmmaker Sanjeev Chatterje, founder of Media for Change, to facilitate media action productions with 75 students from 13 countries. Continue reading “Salzburg Academy Mosaic Project & Pitch Videos”

TMS Media Literacy Exchange #1.

Media literacy curriculum planners will gather from nine New York City Schools, led by Rhys Daunic and Kwaku Aning from The Media Spot, with support from Renee Hobbs and Jonathan Friesem from the University of Rhode Island’s Media Education Lab. Continue reading “TMS Media Literacy Exchange #1.”

Process Video: Adjusting media literacy projects to fit student needs

This video showcases how media literacy teachers, Michael Novick and Kyra Wolfe, were able to redesign their curriculum, driven by student interest while staying grounded in media literacy concepts, student critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.

This video showcases how media literacy teachers, Michael Novick and Kyra Wolfe, were able to redesign a project-based learning experience to adjust to student interest while staying grounded in media literacy concepts, student critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration. Continue reading “Process Video: Adjusting media literacy projects to fit student needs”