The following was prepared for a workshop at Transit Tech CTE High School in Brooklyn, NY
Workshop agenda from TMS at Transit Tech High School to establish teaching practices that encourage students to collaboratively-produce study guides using digital resources.
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot was on a panel moderated by Dr. Vanessa Domine at Montclair State University back in February to discuss the 22-minute documentary special Eyes Wide Open: This is Media.
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.
Rhys Daunic will show the media literacy and enrichment potential of 30 Apps in 30 Minutes at the NYC Gifted & Talented Symposium on October 26, 2013.
Use Mozilla Popcorn Maker or Meograph to create stories or messages by mixing existing online content with your own original media.
“(Storify is) multimedia storytelling that can redefine how we think about organizing information, ideas, and identities… it helps us to understand curation as a habit of our everyday lives online… a natural way to report in a hypermedia age.” – Paul Mihailidis News Literacy Professor, Emerson College
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot was a featured speaker at the Western Pennsylvania Council for Teachers of English 2013 Spring Conference. He presented recommendations for simplifying the blending of essential competencies of media literacy and the common core standards in K-12 curricula.
Rhys Daunic was invited as a representative of The Media Spot and The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) to the U.S. State Department at to discuss media literacy education with journalists touring media institutions through the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).
In March of 2012 I spoke to a class at Columbia Teachers College Graduate School of Education about the potential for project-based learning in K-12 schools through the incorporation of digital media production, and the importance of including media literacy concepts in such efforts.