Thursday, May 31, 2012

Take Notice and Media Literacy

Source: ASIDE
The natural extension in our media literacy curriculum for the sixth grade is the Take Notice project. It builds on the concept of questioning media that we've written about in other posts. This project brings together the techniques used in the art of persuasion through dialog and images to make a case for a particular issue. We are also lucky enough to have an Apple store that makes its space available to our students after hours for this special presentation. The evening itself is run like a media event, complete with a microphone and simulcasting on four large monitors at the Genius Bar.

Source: Apple Store, Manhasset, New York
In keeping with our belief that choice makes a difference in the outcome, we allow the groups to choose their topics for this project. Of course, they are age appropriate, but they address some tough issues that concern students. Interestingly enough, the parents are the ones who are enlightened by the middle-school mind, and many have often remarked that they had no idea that kids think about such hard-hitting issues. The topics run the gamut, including eating disorders, corporate espionage, hate crimes, global warming, cyberbullying and more.
 
Source: Power to Learn

Once the groups select their topics, each must develop an essential question it wants to answer and a solid thesis statement to guide the research. The students use a graphic organizer from the Power to Learn website to plan their editorials and to help guide them through the writing process. The final script, or screenplay, is compiled using Google documents before production begins on the movie. The sequencing of images follows the script to create the strongest impact.




The required time frame for each movie documentary may not exceed two and a half minutes in length, including a full works cited listing at the end. This forces the students to focus on the thesis statement to convey their particular point of view.


Producing their own documentaries not only makes others take notice, but also is a subtle way for the students to use the techniques in marketing, persuading, and promoting an issue. The Take Notice project empowers kids on another level as well. Their voices get heard, and adults take notice, too!


This is another example of project-based learning in TIME (technology, information, and media education) that reinforces the integration multiple literacies.

103 comments:

  1. You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this topic to be really something which
    I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for
    me. I am looking forward for your next post, I will
    try to get the hang of it!
    My page Feng Shui

    ReplyDelete
  2. Awesome and funny! I love your presentation!

    voyance Email

    ReplyDelete
  3. Do you have a spam issue on this website; I also am a blogger, and I wanted to know your situation; many of us have developed some nice methods, and we are looking to trade methods with others, why not shoot me an e-mail if interested.
    Click here:
    angularjs training in annanagar
    Click here:
    angularjs training in bangalore
    Click here:
    angularjs training in chennai
    Click here:
    angularjs training in velarchery

    ReplyDelete
  4. I think you have a long story to share and i am glad after long time finally you cam and shared your experience.
    Click here:
    Microsoft azure training in annanagar
    Click here:
    Microsoft azure training in velarchery
    Click here:
    Microsoft azure training in sollinganallur
    Click here:
    Microsoft azure training in btm
    Click here:
    Microsoft azure training in rajajinagar

    ReplyDelete
  5. This is an awesome post.Really very informative and creative contents. These concept is a good way to enhance the knowledge.I like it and help me to development very well.Thank you for this brief explanation and very nice information.Well, got a good knowledge.
    Blueprism training in Chennai

    Blueprism training in Bangalore

    Blueprism training in Pune

    Blueprism online training

    Blueprism training in tambaram

    ReplyDelete
  6. Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can't wait to read lots of your posts
    Data Science course in Chennai | Data science course in bangalore
    Data science course in pune | Data science online course
    Data Science Interview questions and answers | Python course in Kalyan nagar

    ReplyDelete
  7. A very nice guide. I will definitely follow these tips. Thank you for sharing such detailed article. I am learning a lot from you.

    java training in tambaram | java training in velachery

    java training in omr | oracle training in chennai

    ReplyDelete
  8. Thank you sharing this kind of noteworthy information. Nice Post.

    Guest posting sites
    Education

    ReplyDelete
  9. Amazing information,thank you for your ideas.after along time i have studied an interesting information's.we need more updates in your blog.
    Salesforce Training Institutes in T nagar
    Salesforce Training in Guindy
    Best Salesforce Training Institute in Anna nagar
    Salesforce Training in Ambattur

    ReplyDelete
  10. The blog which you are shared is very much helpful for us to knew about the web designing. thanks for your information.
    Web Designing Institute
    Best Web Design Courses
    Web Design Training Courses
    Learn Website Design
    Best Way to Learn Web Design

    ReplyDelete
  11. Thanks for your sharing such a useful information. this was really helpful to me

    karnatakapucresult
    Guest posting sites

    ReplyDelete
  12. Innovative thinking of you in this blog makes me very useful to learn.i need more info to learn so kindly update it.
    Angularjs Training Bangalore
    Angularjs courses in Bangalore
    AngularJS Training in Ambattur
    Angular JS Training courses near me

    ReplyDelete
  13. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  14. I wondered upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.
    Best selenium training in chennai
    Best selenium Training Institute in Chennai
    Selenium classes in chennai
    Testing Training in Chennai
    Software testing institutes in chennai
    Software Testing Training

    ReplyDelete
  15. Very nice post here thanks for it .I always like and such a super contents of these post.Excellent and very cool idea and great content of different kinds of the valuable information's.
    machine learning training center in chennai
    machine learning with python course in chennai
    machine learning course in chennai

    ReplyDelete
  16. You made such an interesting piece to read, giving every subject enlightenment for us to gain knowledge. Thanks for sharing the such information with us

    informatica mdm online training

    apache spark online training

    angularjs online training

    devops online training

    aws online training

    ReplyDelete
  17. I have visited this blog first time and i got a lot of informative data from here which is quiet helpful for me indeed. 
    Microsoft Azure online training
    Selenium online training
    Java online training
    Python online training
    uipath online training

    ReplyDelete
  18. I have read your blog its very attractive and impressive. I like it your blog.
    Data Science course in Bangalore | Best Power BI course in marathahalli

    ReplyDelete
  19. Thanks for sharing useful article… Keep on updating such useful information. TN EPayslip | Manidhaneyam IAS Academy Entrance Exam

    ReplyDelete
  20. Really i appreciate the effort you made to share the knowledge. The topic here i found was really effective...

    Looking for SAP SD Training in Bangalore, learn from eTechno Soft Solutions SAP SD ADMIN Training on online training and classroom training. Join today!

    ReplyDelete
  21. Very interesting, good job and thanks for sharing such a good blog. your article is so convincing that I never stop myself to say something about it. You’re doing a great job. Keep it up…

    Softgen Infotech is a leading training institute for all kind of the Best Software Training in Bangalore with real-time experienced trainers with 100% Placement Assistance.

    ReplyDelete

  22. You have explained the concept really well. Was looking for this information from a while & luckily I stumbled upon your post. Looking forward for more of such informative updates from you
    Data Science Training In Hyderabad
    Data Science Course In Hyderabad

    ReplyDelete
  23. Expected to form you an almost no word to thank you once more with respect to the decent recommendations you've contributed here.
    Machine Learning Training In Hyderabad

    Machine Learning Course In Hyderabad

    ReplyDelete
  24. Thanks for sharing amazing information about pega Gain the knowledge and hands-on experience you need to successfully design, build and deploy applications with pega.keep it up.
    Ai & Artificial Intelligence Course in Chennai
    PHP Training in Chennai
    Ethical Hacking Course in Chennai Blue Prism Training in Chennai
    UiPath Training in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  25. Composing, similar to incredible craftsmanship, requires substantially more than information and instruction. An extraordinary author is conceived rather than "made" and you are an incredible essayist. This is phenomenal substance and intriguing data. Much thanks to you.

    Online Teaching Platforms
    Online Live Class Platform
    Online Classroom Platforms
    Online Training Platforms
    Online Class Software
    Virtual Classroom Software
    Online Classroom Software
    Learning Management System
    Learning Management System for Schools
    Learning Management System for Colleges
    Learning Management System for Universities

    ReplyDelete
  26. Your article has all the necessary informative. It is a change of taste from other supposed informational content with some accurate points which needs to be focussed to get the details about the topic.
    SAP training in Mumbai
    SAP course in Mumbai
    SAP training institute Mumbai

    ReplyDelete
  27. Indeed a great article! I am definitely going to bookmark it to go through it over again after work. It seems to cover the major information about the topic in points.
    SAP training in Kolkata
    SAP course in kolkata
    SAP training institute in Kolkata

    ReplyDelete
  28. very interesting post.this is my first time visit here.i found so many interesting stuff in your blog especially its discussion..thanks for the post!
    Data Science Course in Hyderabad | Data Science Training in Hyderabad

    ReplyDelete

  29. It is an informative blog. I would like to know more information about the new model bike. Anyway thanks a lot for sharing this post.Those guidelines additionally worked to become a good way to recognize that other people online have the identical fervour like mine to grasp great deal more around this condition.
    Data Science Training In Chennai | Certification | Data Science Courses in Chennai | Data Science Training In Bangalore | Certification | Data Science Courses in Bangalore | Data Science Training In Hyderabad | Certification | Data Science Courses in hyderabad | Data Science Training In Coimbatore | Certification | Data Science Courses in Coimbatore | Data Science Training | Certification | Data Science Online Training Course

    ReplyDelete
  30. so happy to find good place to many here in the post, the writing is just great, thanks for the post.
    Data Science Training in Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  31. I agree with many of your points that you have included in this article. It is itself a very fascinating topic to write about the corporate world.

    SEO services in Kolkata
    SEO company in Kolkata
    SEO in Kolkata
    Best SEO services in Kolkata
    Best SEO company in Kolkata

    ReplyDelete
  32. Excellent blog on innovation in education system thanks for sharing enjoyed reading it.
    Data Analytics Certification Training 360DigiTMG

    ReplyDelete
  33. Tremendous blog quite easy to grasp the subject since the content is very simple to understand. Obviously, this helps the participants to engage themselves in to the subject without much difficulty. Hope you further educate the readers in the same manner and keep sharing the content as always you do.

    Data Science training

    ReplyDelete
  34. Such an excellent and interesting blog, do post like this more with more information, this was very useful, Thank you.
    DevOps Training in Chennai

    DevOps Course in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  35. This comment has been removed by the author.

    ReplyDelete
  36. Wonderful Post. The content is very much thought provoking. Thanks for sharing.

    Data Science Training in Chennai

    Data Science Course in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  37. If you are looking for Illinois license plate sticker renewals online, you have to go to the right place. We have the fastest Illinois license plate sticker renewals in the state.
    Digital Marketing Course in Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  38. Awesome blog. I enjoyed reading your articles. This is truly a great read for me. I have bookmarked it and I am looking forward to reading new articles. Keep up the good work!data science course fees in nagpur


    ReplyDelete
  39. Now is the perfect time to plan for the future and now is the time to be happy. I have read this article and if I can I would like to suggest some cool tips or advice. Perhaps you could write future articles that reference this article. I want to know more!data science institute in nagpur


    ReplyDelete
  40. Very Informative blog thank you for sharing. Keep sharing.

    Best software training institute in Chennai. Make your career development the best by learning software courses.

    rpa certification in chennai
    best devops training in chennai
    cloud computing courses in chennai

    ReplyDelete
  41. Your very own commitment to getting the message throughout came
    to be rather powerful and have consistently enabled employees just
    like me to arrive at their desired goals.
    oracle training course in Chennai
    ASP.NET Course In Chennai
    Best C # .NET Training Institute in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  42. Infycle Technologies, the No.1 software training and placement institute offers the AWS training in Chennai for techies, students and freshers. Along with cloud computing, other top technical and non-technical software courses such as Digital Marketing, Power BI, Tableau, Oracle, Python, Data Science, Big Data, Cyber Security, Java, Machine Learning, will be taught here. Dial 7502633633 to get more info and a free demo.

    ReplyDelete
  43. Very informative message! There is so much information here that can help any business start a successful social media campaign!
    Data Science Training in Nashik

    ReplyDelete
  44. It's like you've got the point right, but forgot to include your readers. Maybe you should think about it from different angles.


    Data Scientist Course in Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  45. This is an awesome motivational article. I am practically satisfied with your excellent work. You put really extremely useful data. Keep it up like this. Keep blogging. Looking forward to reading your next post


    Data Science Course in Gorakhpur

    ReplyDelete
  46. I really thank you for the valuable info on this great subject and look forward to more great posts
    Web Designing Course in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  47. The new wave of innovation that is changing the way people do business is called data science. Gain expertise in organizing, sorting, and transforming data to uncover hidden patterns Learn the essential skills of probability, statistics, and machine learning along with the techniques to break your data into a simpler format to derive meaningful information. Enroll in Data science in Bangalore and give yourself a chance to power your career to greater heights.

    Data Science Course Fees in Bangalore

    ReplyDelete
  48. feel very grateful that I read this. It is very helpful and very informative and I really learned a lot from it.Andriod App Development Course in Chennai

    ReplyDelete
  49. I really thank you for the valuable info on this great subject and look forward to more great postsRuby On Rails Training in Chennai

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...


Pin It