K-12 Curriculum Development Presentations & Notes

K-5 Schoolwide Workshop on Media Literacy Alignment

Each grade team at PS 682 (K-5, Brooklyn) worked backward from the TMS Media Literacy Target Profile for their graduating 5th graders, by aligning and coordinating all media related practices towards that end.

Presentations & Notes

Rhys Daunic speaks to WPCTE on simplifying media literacy in the modern K-12 school

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.  

TMS Custom Resources

Vertically Integrated Schoolwide Media Literacy Planner (2013).

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: