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Who is Brian Smith? Teacher, Media Specialist, Organizer Superhero?
Who is Brian M. Smith <ul><li>Video and Film Programming Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videography ,Photography, Computer Gr...
Who is Brian M. Smith <ul><li>Purpose-Driven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started Community Outreach Group in Michigan </li></ul>...
Media Consulting Experience
Media Consulting Experience <ul><li>Working As A consultant  </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pr...
Sample Work: Video & Photo Promotional Video for United Sonz Entertainment- 2008 Slideshow of 2008 Photography
A Man of Two Passions <ul><li>sum of equal parts </li></ul>
Youth and Media <ul><li>Teaching and engaging young people </li></ul><ul><li>Watching, analyzing and creating media </li><...
Working With Young People <ul><li>Working with young people has always been enriching for me. I love talking and playing w...
Media and Sociology <ul><li>Always loved films and learning new technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Countless hours of Televi...
Direct Action <ul><li>During my post-collegiate search for a means to address this issue using my multi-media background I...
Critical Media Literacy Program <ul><li>In the Fall of 2007 I developed a Critical Media Literacy Curriculum that aimed to...
Critical Media Literacy  <ul><li>Core objectives- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting students to  ask questions  about messages...
Critical Media Literacy <ul><li>I would like to expand my Critical Media Literacy Program to High School-Aged students and...
Countee Cullen Community Center 2009 Critical Media Literacy Program
Where are they learning? <ul><li>The Average Teen spends 4 times as much time engaged in media than they do in schools. </...
Media Outreach Work <ul><li>In Michigan worked with the University of Michigan’s GearUP Program. Which focused on preparin...
Education Experience
Education Experience <ul><li>I am currently working as the Computer technology specialist at PS. 77 Lower Lab. A Gifted an...
Education Experience <ul><li>I also teach Filmmaking for the Wingspan Arts Enrichment Program afterschool  (grade 3-5) </l...
Education Experience <ul><li>PS.77 Lower Lab Elementary  Aug 2008-Present </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Technology (Grade...
Education Experience <ul><li>Ann Arbor Pioneer High School - (March 2006- June 2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Girl’s Assistan...
Making Connections <ul><li>Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy </li></ul>
Making Connections: Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy  <ul><li>I believe that the purpose of education is to provide stude...
Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy <ul><li>Foster a nurturing, organic classroom that allows the students to explore differ...
Feedback from students and Colleagues  <ul><li>“ As a teacher with thirty-nine years of experience and as a Project Direct...
Feedback from Students and Colleagues <ul><li>“ Brian is an excellent teacher, a natural. His work ethic is impeccable.” <...
Civic Awareness for C.A.S.H Objectives for 2008-09
Consulting with CASH <ul><li>I am Currently working with the Civic Association Serving Harlem (a.k.a. CASH) </li></ul><ul>...
Consulting With CASH <ul><li>Gives me the opportunity to get involved in the Harlem Community </li></ul><ul><li>Directly i...
Benefits of working with Brian Smith <ul><li>Passion ate about kids and subject </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm and const...
Benefits of working with Brian Smith <ul><ul><li>General Awesomeness </li></ul></ul>
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    1. 1. Who is Brian Smith? Teacher, Media Specialist, Organizer Superhero?
    2. 2. Who is Brian M. Smith <ul><li>Video and Film Programming Major </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videography ,Photography, Computer Graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing and Promotions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pan-African Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sociology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accelerated English & Media Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Theatre and Drama Minor </li></ul>Education Background Graduated Kent State University- 2005
    3. 3. Who is Brian M. Smith <ul><li>Purpose-Driven </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Started Community Outreach Group in Michigan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Founded Media Consulting Company </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multi-talented in Media </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Videography ,Photography, Information Design, Web Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Focused </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Motivational Speaking, Mentoring & Education, Promotions </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. Media Consulting Experience
    5. 5. Media Consulting Experience <ul><li>Working As A consultant </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic Design </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Programs, Business Cards, Stationary, Flyers, Websites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Photography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Coverage- Concerts, Weddings, Parties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotional Photography </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Videography </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Event Coverage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotional Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Educational Videos </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Sample Work: Video & Photo Promotional Video for United Sonz Entertainment- 2008 Slideshow of 2008 Photography
    7. 7. A Man of Two Passions <ul><li>sum of equal parts </li></ul>
    8. 8. Youth and Media <ul><li>Teaching and engaging young people </li></ul><ul><li>Watching, analyzing and creating media </li></ul>
    9. 9. Working With Young People <ul><li>Working with young people has always been enriching for me. I love talking and playing with kids but I get a pretty significant sense of fulfillment from teaching them new ways to view things. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Media and Sociology <ul><li>Always loved films and learning new technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Countless hours of Television </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 5000 films and music videos </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New passion for designing websites and other digital video arts </li></ul><ul><li>Also, acutely aware of the effect of media proliferation in our society especially in regards to youth. </li></ul>
    11. 11. Direct Action <ul><li>During my post-collegiate search for a means to address this issue using my multi-media background I encountered: </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Media Literacy </li></ul>
    12. 12. Critical Media Literacy Program <ul><li>In the Fall of 2007 I developed a Critical Media Literacy Curriculum that aimed to teach critical thinking using the media students engage in during their daily lives. </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-modal teaching approach that synthesized with the students’ varying learning style. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Critical Media Literacy <ul><li>Core objectives- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Getting students to ask questions about messages they encounter in media. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giving the students an understanding of media industry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Independent thinking –trusting their own conclusions, finding evidence to support their claims </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creative ways to express their thoughts using media </li></ul></ul>
    14. 14. Critical Media Literacy <ul><li>I would like to expand my Critical Media Literacy Program to High School-Aged students and young adults </li></ul>
    15. 15. Countee Cullen Community Center 2009 Critical Media Literacy Program
    16. 16. Where are they learning? <ul><li>The Average Teen spends 4 times as much time engaged in media than they do in schools. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bombarded by messages and images that shape their perception of world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aren’t gaining the skills to process messages and images </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Current curricula fails to engage students and encourage critical thought </li></ul><ul><li>African-American youths are particularly at risk </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Commercial hip-hop, “reality tv,” news </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Media Outreach Work <ul><li>In Michigan worked with the University of Michigan’s GearUP Program. Which focused on preparing underrepresented youth for higher learning. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Education Experience
    19. 19. Education Experience <ul><li>I am currently working as the Computer technology specialist at PS. 77 Lower Lab. A Gifted and Talented K-5 School </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Basic Computer functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating Videos </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Incorporating Technology into current curricula </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Education Experience <ul><li>I also teach Filmmaking for the Wingspan Arts Enrichment Program afterschool (grade 3-5) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Media Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hands on filmmaking instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screenwriting </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Storyboards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Film analysis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Production </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Videography Basics </li></ul></ul></ul>
    21. 21. Education Experience <ul><li>PS.77 Lower Lab Elementary Aug 2008-Present </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer Technology (Grades K-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wingspan Arts Sept 2008-Present </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flicker Filmmaking (Grades 3-5) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>University of Michigan June 2006-August 2008 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gear Up </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Media Literacy Program (Grades 7-10) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Videography (Grades 7-10) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>King/Chavez Parks (KCP) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Drama (Grades 7-9) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    22. 22. Education Experience <ul><li>Ann Arbor Pioneer High School - (March 2006- June 2007) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Girl’s Assistant Track Coach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Huron Valley Girl Scout Association (May 2003-August 2003) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Camp Linden Unit Leader </li></ul></ul>
    23. 23. Making Connections <ul><li>Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy </li></ul>
    24. 24. Making Connections: Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy <ul><li>I believe that the purpose of education is to provide students with the skills they’ll need to a find personal fulfillment and participate in society at large. </li></ul><ul><li>In order to achieve this students need multi-literacy skills and the type of deep structure critical thinking that will allow them to transfer knowledge and problem solving processes across mediums and circumstances. </li></ul>
    25. 25. Brian Smith’s Teaching Philosophy <ul><li>Foster a nurturing, organic classroom that allows the students to explore different methods of processing and finding solutions which is imperative when working with technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage proactivity and personal responsibility. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each student is responsible for what they learn and what they gain from the class. So even though there are boundaries, students feel empowered </li></ul></ul>
    26. 26. Feedback from students and Colleagues <ul><li>“ As a teacher with thirty-nine years of experience and as a Project Director for Communities in Schools for eight years, I can truthfully say that in all that time I have met few instructors more talented than Brian Smith…In addition to being an excellent instructor, I was impressed by Mr. Smith’s expertise with technology. He gave media presentations in a variety of formats that held the students’ interest. </li></ul><ul><li>- Karen Gay; Cerveny Middle School </li></ul>
    27. 27. Feedback from Students and Colleagues <ul><li>“ Brian is an excellent teacher, a natural. His work ethic is impeccable.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Lumas Helaire, GearUp Program Director </li></ul><ul><li>“ Brian actually kept my attention at all times…he always had his lesson ready…he actually presented them in a creative way.” -8 th grade student </li></ul><ul><li>I liked the teacher…he would break the stories up and explain them and ask us questions about them…he wasn’t scared to make connections with us.” 8 th grade student </li></ul>
    28. 28. Civic Awareness for C.A.S.H Objectives for 2008-09
    29. 29. Consulting with CASH <ul><li>I am Currently working with the Civic Association Serving Harlem (a.k.a. CASH) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Special Event Coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion Design </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Outreach </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Participant Recruiting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Documenting Event </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Videography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Photography </li></ul></ul></ul>
    30. 30. Consulting With CASH <ul><li>Gives me the opportunity to get involved in the Harlem Community </li></ul><ul><li>Directly impact the quality of life of neighbors </li></ul><ul><li>Meet and Collaborate with other Community Organizers and City Officials </li></ul>
    31. 31. Benefits of working with Brian Smith <ul><li>Passion ate about kids and subject </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Enthusiasm and constant innovation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal connection with young people to maximize learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Expertise in a wide field of Media and marketing strategies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Branding </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Videography </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Print media design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Public Speaking </li></ul></ul></ul>
    32. 32. Benefits of working with Brian Smith <ul><ul><li>General Awesomeness </li></ul></ul>
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