Take Two Media Initiative (TTMI) is a nonprofit dedicated to teaching All learners media literacy through in-school workshops and cross-media literacy conversations.

 

We live in a media age, yet students aren’t being taught how to create and consume media in the classroom. We’re ready to shift this blindspot in education by integrating filmmaking and media comprehension into the classroom and helping adults educate themselves on this pervasive problem. 

 

People around the world spend an average of 7.5 hours/day consuming media and making content, with 45% of teens reporting they are constantly connected to the internet - TTMI brings an awareness and educational perspective to the young people and conversations like this to adults.

What we do:

We deliver filmmaking and media literacy programs to deserving schools as well as organize and curate conversations about media literacy.

 

Teachers report positively 100% in student engagement and 88% regarding their students' retention.

Goal: 

Is to bring media literacy education to 10+ schools and HOST 2 BIANNUAL Conferences AND organize coalition gatherings to ensure the right stakeholders and students are empowered to thrive in a world where media is the language of learning.

The Need:

Media is a core part of our lives, but not part of the classroom or larger cultural conversation.

People globally spend an average of 7.5 hours/day consuming media - with 45% of teens reporting nearly constant connection to the internet. However, it is not formally taught in schools and most adults are unsure how to monitor or analyze their media intake.

Our Approach:

We engage schools and convene industry leaders.

 

We deliver filmmaking media literacy residencies to schools across America. Our teachers report positively 100% in student engagement and 88% regarding their students' retention.

 

We curate must-have panel discussions around media literacy.

In 2020, we will have our first summit, in partnership with Media Literacy Now.

Make A Difference

Bring Filmmaking and Media Literacy to more schools this school year! 

Our goal this year is to reach 1500 students in public elementary, middle and high schools across NYC that struggle with low attendance rates, student empowerment, and that have little to no resources for instructors and materials outside "the basics." 

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