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.
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.
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.
Mind map outlining the various strata related to the integration of media literacy in the K-12 school.
This past July I had the privilege of participating as a workshop facilitator in an amazing professional development (PD) experience at the URI Summer Institute in Digital Literacy in Providence. “70% of participants rated it the BEST professional development program they have ever experienced in their entire career!”*
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.
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.
TMS has worked with Littleton, CO high school English teacher Joseph Destefano since 2007 on his annual Tech Turnoff (a.k.a. “Digital Detox”).
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.
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):