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K-12 Curriculum Development Productions

Remote Media Production: Student Expression on Activism & COVID-19

Using media literacy and social justice theater pedagogy, students document a peaceful protest at their school, ask each other what it means to be an activist, then use a variety of performance and media to reflect on and celebrate surviving the COVID-19 era.

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K-12 Curriculum Development TMS Custom Resources

Media Literacy Scope & Sequence Template

Use our media literacy scope and sequence planner to vertically integrate the use of technology and media to serve and enhance your school vision, and build towards a target profile of competencies for your students.

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K-12 Curriculum Development Presentations & Notes

K-5 Schoolwide Workshop on Media Literacy Alignment

Each grade team at PS 682 (K-5, Brooklyn) worked backward from the TMS Media Literacy Target Profile for their graduating 5th graders, by aligning and coordinating all media related practices towards that end.

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K-12 Curriculum Development TMS Custom Resources

The Target Student Media Literacy Profile

Wherever media is used in education, it can steer students towards this target profile of a media literate citizen.

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K-12 Curriculum Development TMS Custom Resources

TMS Article on K-12 Media Literacy for Common Sense Education

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

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Higher Ed Teaching K-12 Curriculum Development Presentations & Notes

Keynote at URI Summer Institute

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.

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K-12 Curriculum Development Productions

Imagining a rooftop greenhouse learning lab in Brooklyn

Working with students, parents, teachers and Principal Donna Taylor, TMS helped Brooklyn School of inquiry (and donors!) imagine a sustainable rooftop farm for interdisciplinary, hands-on learning to serve students and educators across New York City and beyond.

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K-12 Curriculum Development Presentations & Notes

TMS at NYCDOE G&T Conference: Enrichment for All

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.

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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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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.