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Presentations & Notes

Announcing Emily Bailin!

We are excited to announce that Emily Bailin has joined The Media Spot!

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Presentations & Notes

Rhys Daunic receives 2015 NAMLE Volunteer Award

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.

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Productions

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.

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Higher Ed Teaching Productions

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.

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K-12 Curriculum Development Presentations & Notes

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.

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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.

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#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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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.