The Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE) is a new online, media education initiative from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly the Alliance for a Media Literate America). Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot was named to the inaugural Editorial Board.
The release of the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education is on November 11th, and we’ll be there in support in Philly at the National Constitution Center.
I was recently consulting The Media Education Lab’s website for ideas on how to explain the concept of Media Literacy and describe the field of Media Education to a group I was speaking to in Florida. I was delighted to find themediaspot.org listed as one of seven resources linked to from The Media Education Lab’s Key Resources page, where TMS […]
Since September of 2007 we have been contributing to the development of The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (PDF). Our most substantial contribution to the effort has been Media Literacy through Production-based Media Education, a video we produced to help frame the issues surrounding fair use in the context of elementary […]
Last Friday, I was honored to represent TMS at a small group discussion between 18 educators and media literacy consultants to discuss fair use in media education at The Academy for Educational Development in Manhattan.
ESL students from 7 different countries worked with TMS and a theater teacher to create a stage piece that incorporated original video elements. It was performed in front of a packed house at NYC’s The Kitchen in December. The kids communicated fluently in both media, and the crowd went wild!