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TMS writes chapter on Blending the Common Core with Media Literacy

The Media Spot’s Rhys Daunic contributed the following chapter to Media Literacy Education in Action, Theoretical and pedagogical perspectives, edited by Belinha S. Deabreu and Paul Mihailidis.

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Middle School Digital Accountable Talk

At Soundview Academy (SVA), a middle school in the South Bronx, principal Will Frackelton is leading an effort to leverage students’ digital and media literacy skills acquired in their grade 6-8 filmmaking program to enhance a school-wide initiative of building “accountable talk” into students’ academic interactions.

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Media Studies in High School English.

TMS has worked with Littleton, CO high school English teacher Joseph Destefano since 2007 on his annual Tech Turnoff (a.k.a. “Digital Detox”).

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NAMLE’s Core Principles of Media Literacy Education (CPMLE)

The following principles were identified by The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) as a framework for applying the key concepts of media literacy to teaching practices.

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5 Key Concepts of Critical Media Analysis (1997).

Informed by long-standing curricula in Canada, England, and Australia, U.S. educators at the 1993 Media Literacy National Leadership Conference agreed upon the following concepts that should be included in the analysis of media messages (Hobbs):

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Essential Competencies of Digital and Media Literacy (ECDML)

Essential Competencies ACCESS: Finding and using media and technology tools skillfully and sharing appropriate and relevant information with others ANALYZE & EVALUATE: Comprehending messages and using critical thinking to analyze message quality, veracity, credibility, and point of view, while considering potential effects or consequences of messages CREATE: Composing or generating content using creativity and confidence […]

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CPMLE#2: Expand Traditional Literacy to include New Media Texts

Media Literacy Education expands the concept of literacy (i.e., reading and writing) to include all forms of media.

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The TMS Media Literacy Unit Planner

The TMS Media Literacy Unit Planner is used as a tool for the development of units of study that connect curriculum objectives, core concepts of media literacy, technology standards, and the Common Core State Standards. The publically available and reproducable Google Doc template has been, and will continue to be, finessed and refined through planning sessions with the teachers we work with.

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Media Literacy in Kindergarten

21st Century Kindergartners show you what they know, and how they are building skills to participate in the emerging media landscape.

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TMS on Arts Engine Media that Matters Panel: Beyond the Screen

This Friday, I am going to be participating on a panel discussion, “Beyond The Screen: Incorporating Media Into Your Lesson Plan”, at the Arts Engine, Media that Matters Film Festival free day-long series of conversations for filmmakers, activists, and educators.