This video showcases how media literacy teachers, Michael Novick and Kyra Wolfe, were able to redesign their curriculum, driven by student interest while staying grounded in media literacy concepts, student critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration.
To commemorate and celebrate their first graduating class, principal Josephine Sportella asked TMS to work with students to create a series of videos to share their memories with the school community, and in the process, create the most authentic archival assessments of the school story.
The Media Spot founder Rhys Daunic returned to the 2014 Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change (SAC) to work with Sanjeev Chatterje, founder of Media for Change, to mentor international students in the production of these two short videos.
The Media Spot helped Ms. Sugarman’s 4th-grade class produce this excellent public service announcement aimed at getting more students to unlock the magic of nonfiction!
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot produced this workshop video at NASA Godard Institute for Space Studies with Carolyn Harris of RealWorldMatters, and Ryan Goble of Mindblue Inc. to capture the learning experience of 33 teachers from New York City and Illinois as they discussed climate change education with NASA scientists.
The Media Spot is working with 5th grade students at PS 682, The Academy of Talented Scholars (TAOTS), to produce a collection of short documentaries that tell the history, share the curriculum, and capture the school experience from the students perspective. The latest installement in this process was carried out as an Enrichment Cluster* titled Document This!
This documentary video and related links and standards covers innovative iPad teaching and learning at PS62 from the Spring of 2013. Students speak metacognitively about their purposeful and sophisticated use of cloud-based apps for person-to-person, or class-wide sharing of work, and the selection of digital annotation apps for various academic tasks.
21st Century Kindergartners show you what they know, and how they are building skills to participate in the emerging media landscape.
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.
Produced at PS 124 in 2006