The Media Spot’s Rhys Daunic published an article reflecting on 10 years in the field of media literacy education in Volume 3 Issue 1 of the Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE). (more…)
Over the past year, I had the opportunity to work with the inspirational staff at the Brooklyn School of Inquiry, PS 686, on a series of documentary videos on their arts, enrichment and media literacy programs. (more…)
Super Battery Fairy, a PSA on recycling rechargeable batteries by Class 4-302 at PS 124 facilitated by The Media Spot, will be showing at the Thirteen/WNET, WLIW21 Celebration of Teaching and Learning as a winner of the 2010 Chase Multimedia in the Classroom Awards Competition. (more…)
Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot spoke at the release of The Code of Best Practices for Media Literacy Education in Philadelphia (see the archived webcast on wikispaces). (more…)
The Journal of Media Literacy Education (JMLE) is a new online, media education initiative from the National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly the Alliance for a Media Literate America). Rhys Daunic of The Media Spot was named to the inaugural Editorial Board. (more…)
I was recently consulting The Media Education Lab’s website for ideas on how to explain the concept of Media Literacy and describe the field of Media Education to a group I was speaking to in Florida. I was delighted to find themediaspot.org listed as one of seven resources linked to from The Media Education Lab’s Key Resources page, where TMS is described as one of their “favorite youth media organizations”! (more…)
Since September of 2007 we have been contributing to the development of The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (PDF).
Our most substantial contribution to the effort has been Media Literacy through Production-based Media Education, a video we produced to help frame the issues surrounding fair use in the context of elementary school video production. (more…)