With a recent focus on “fake news” and the realization that many of us (adults and kids alike) get our news primarily through social media, the concept of “media literacy” is buzzing. Read the full article on CommonSense.org
Slide deck and video (courtesy of Renee Hobbs) of The Media Spot’s keynote address and live media production exercise at the University of Rhode Island (URI) Summer Institute in Digital Literacy.
Students at Innovation Diploma Plus High School in Manhattan produced two short documentaries to share their perspectives on the impact of policing in their community.
Rhys presented his latest take-aways from the K-12 media literacy world to the Northeast Media Literacy Conference crowd.
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.
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot will be back for the 3rd time as faculty at the University of Rhode Island Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2016!
Rhys Daunic collaborates on creative deveofor the Elk Coast Institute for Mindful Sustainable Innovation.
We are excited to announce that Emily Bailin has joined The Media Spot!
Rhys was recognized for six years of service on the Board of Directors for the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) at the 2015 NAMLE Conference in June.
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.