Since September of 2007 we have been contributing to the development of The Code (released November 11, 2008), a coordinated effort by the media literacy community, supported by experts at American University and The Media Education Lab at Temple University to simplify the legalities of using copyrighted materials in an academic setting.
I just saw myself in the following video posted on the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change website — it was exciting!
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.
I am proud to announce that the work of several of the students and teachers I work with will be featured in an upcoming film screening at the National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention on Saturday, November 20, 2010 in Orlando, Florida (my old hometown — go Braves!)
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot spoke at the release of The Code of Best Practices for Media Literacy Education in Philadelphia (see the archived webcast on wikispaces).
The Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE) is a new online, media education initiative from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly the Alliance for a Media Literate America). Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot was named to the inaugural Editorial Board.
The release of the Code of Best Practices for Fair Use in Media Literacy Education is on November 11th, and we’ll be there in support in Philly at the National Constitution Center.
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Intro to Mr. Rhys & The Media Spot (3rd Grade)
Our approach to modern curriculum design The following recommendations are an attempt at simplifying school innovation (and promoting educator sanity) in the coming years: Identify your school’s “pedagogical bias” — your philosophical approach to curriculum development and instructional practice. Identify and internalize within your school culture broadly applicable digital skills and “media literacy” concepts […]