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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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Gun Control Media Action Project by High School Students

Between Parkland & SantaFe shootings a high school Government class collaborated with themediaspot to create this piece on gun control in the USA. Students mashed up images, stats, music, video, interviews & original music & poems to share their POV in a town hall screening with city school safety officials.

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A Message on Equality from Bronx 5th Graders

Each 5th-grade student in Ms. Averill’s class at PS 32 in The Bronx wrote poems using a graphic organizer with prompts to answer the question, Why not Equality? They worked with TMS a few days before moving on to middle school to film and edit this mash-up PSA video using each students’ favorite line to show their […]

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Teachers using video to showcase best practices at MS 88

Library Media Specialist, Kyra Wolfe has been working with TMS on K-8 media literacy integration since as far back as 2010. She activated her own media literacy by co-directing the following video productions.

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Students film and reflect as they harvest – in the Bronx & Upstate

5th graders from PS 32 in the Bronx filmed as they harvested with the Commish of NY State Department of Agriculture, then worked with TMS to make this video.

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High schoolers engage local police through video production

Students at Innovation Diploma Plus High School in Manhattan produced two short documentaries to share their perspectives on the impact of policing in their community.

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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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Media Literacy in the Public Service Announcement (PSA)

At any level within K-12 schools analyzing and/or making Public Service Announcement (PSA) is a fantastic way to engage students in real-world issues, argumentative writing, and civic action.

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TMS collaborates on Sustainability Innovation Institute

Rhys Daunic collaborates on creative deveofor the Elk Coast Institute for Mindful Sustainable Innovation.