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Presentations & Notes

#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.  

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Higher Ed Teaching

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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Presentations & Notes

TMS leads webinar for PBS Learning Media

On September 30, 2014 Rhys Daunic will represent The Media Spot, and NAMLE by leading a webinar on digital literacy for the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators.  

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K-12 Curriculum Development TMS Custom Resources

Interactive Map: Media Literacy in the K-12 School

Mind map outlining the various strata related to the integration of media literacy in the K-12 school.

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Productions

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.

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Higher Ed Teaching Productions

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.

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Tools, Apps & Texts

Explain Everything App Presentation at Uri Summer Institute

Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot gave a “Cool Tool” presentation at the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy 2014 at the University of Rhode Island.

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Productions

Grade 4 Students Produce PSA to Promote Reading Nonfiction

The Media Spot helped Ms. Sugarman’s 4th-grade class produce this excellent public service announcement aimed at getting more students to unlock the magic of nonfiction!

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Productions

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.

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Higher Ed Teaching Presentations & Notes

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 […]