Media Literacy Scope & Sequence Template

Use our media literacy scope and sequence planner to vertically integrate the use of technology and media to serve and enhance your school vision, and build towards a target profile of competencies for your students. Continue reading “Media Literacy Scope & Sequence Template”

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The Target Student Media Literacy Profile

Wherever media is used in education, it can steer students towards this target profile of a media literate citizen.

To guide K-12 technology and media literacy integration, we suggest using a simple target profile of a student who is empowered with adaptable and flexible modern literacy skills and working backward from that objective when designing any use of media in teaching and learning. Continue reading “The Target Student Media Literacy Profile”

TMS Article on K-12 Media Literacy for Common Sense Education

With a recent focus on “fake news” and the realization that many of us (adults and kids alike) get our news primarily through social media, the concept of “media literacy” is buzzing. Read the full article on CommonSense.org

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. Continue reading “TMS writes chapter on Blending the Common Core with Media Literacy”

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.

The TMS Media Literacy Unit Planner is used as a tool for the development of units of study that connect existing curriculum objectives, essential competencies of media literacy, and the Common Core State Standards. Continue reading “The TMS Media Literacy Unit Planner”

PS124 Book Trailer – Comic Book Adaptation of The Invisible Man – Grade 5

5th Grade Book Trailer – Comic Book Adaptation of The Invisible Man followed by a process-focused Media Literacy teaching video demonstrating the critical thinking that went into this student mixed media production. Continue reading “PS124 Book Trailer – Comic Book Adaptation of The Invisible Man – Grade 5”