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”
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”
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. Continue reading “Media Literacy in the Public Service Announcement (PSA)”
Mind map outlining the various strata related to the integration of media literacy in the K-12 school.
This interactive mind map outlines the various strata related to the integration of media literacy in the K-12 school. Continue reading “Interactive Map: Media Literacy in the K-12 School”
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”
To simplify the infusion of digital and media literacy into complex public school curricula, TMS often suggests “production-based media literacy”, which recommends that schools: Continue reading “Vertically Integrated Schoolwide Media Literacy Planner (2013).”
Storyboarding can leverage media production enthusiasm while providing another opportunity to look at their traditional writing or content.
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”
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”