#WorldWaterDay Interview with the UN Deputy Secretary-General

Rhys Daunic, of The Media Spot, interviewed the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, for a film segment that will kick-off upcoming international events related to World Water Day 2015 events.   Continue reading “#WorldWaterDay Interview with the UN Deputy Secretary-General”

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TMS at URI Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2: JULY 13-18 2014!

Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot will be back as a workshop facilitator at the University of Rhode Island Summer Institute in Digital Literacy from July 13th to Friday, July 18th.
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Students Document K-5 Best Practices & Milestones with Video

To commemorate and celebrate their first graduating class, principal Josephine Sportella asked TMS to work with students to create a series of videos to share their memories with the school community, and in the process, create the most authentic archival assessments of the school story. Continue reading “Students Document K-5 Best Practices & Milestones with Video”

TMS returns to faculty at Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change

The Media Spot founder Rhys Daunic returned to the 2014 Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change (SAC) to work with Sanjeev Chatterje, founder of Media for Change, to mentor international students in the production of these two short videos. Continue reading “TMS returns to faculty at Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change”

NASA Climate Change in the Classroom Workshop Video

Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot produced this workshop video at NASA Godard Institute for Space Studies with Carolyn Harris of RealWorldMatters, and Ryan Goble of Mindblue Inc. to capture the learning experience of 33 teachers from New York City and Illinois as they discussed climate change education with NASA scientists.

Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot produced this workshop video at NASA Godard Institute for Space Studies with Carolyn Harris of RealWorldMatters, and Ryan Goble of Mindblue Inc. to capture the learning experience of 33 teachers from New York City and Illinois as they discussed climate change education with NASA scientists. Continue reading “NASA Climate Change in the Classroom Workshop Video”

Renee Hobbs & Rhys Daunic Keynote on Whole School Media Literacy.

Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot gave a keynote address at the 2014 Summer Institute of Digital Literacy with his longtime media literacy mentor, Renee Hobbs. Their talk walked the crowd of K-16 educators and researchers through various definitions of digital literacy, and how those are at play in schools developing curricula infused with digital and media literacy across disciplines, then they lead everyone through a production activity. Continue reading “Renee Hobbs & Rhys Daunic Keynote on Whole School Media Literacy.”