Hands On Media in the News


09/11/2016

Photos taken at our iPad Stop Motion Animation Workshop for Syrian Refugees at the McCord Museum! This workshop was on November 6th in partnership with the Institute for Canadian Citizenship.


04/11/2016

CBC Montreal's Coverage of our Media Literacy Week Workshop at Notman House on November 3rd, 2016. 

"Students from Grade 4 and Grade 5 at Bancroft Elementary get to brush up on their digital chops with a Scratch workshop at Maison Notman House from Kids Code Jeunesse and fun with stop-motion animation with Hands On Media Education!"

Check out the full CBC Facebook Album here!


26/09/2016

We were asked to write an article to help introduce Digital Storytelling to Canadian teachers for the Canadian Teachers Federation. It has now been published on Media Smarts' blog for Media Literacy Week! Check it out below!


02/03/2016

Our director and founder Jessie Curell wrote this fantastic article about teamwork, media literacy, and education for Mag-e180!

Media Literacy Skills Through Creation and Team Collaboration

Because it is a relatively new area of expertise, most people have never heard of my occupation "media educator" before. It is an important field, and will only be increasingly so as we, as a society, use new technologies, consuming and creating even more media content than we ever have before.