Message Academy (MA) is a media literacy workshop series for youth, ages 12-18, offered every spring, summer, and fall. MA prepares young people to better engage and communicate with popular media through 12 critical thinking and digital literacy skill building seminars. With the successful completion of the Academy, attendees receive a “Good Thinking” certificate of achievement they may add to their professional resumes or another list of accomplishments.
Message Academy sessions have a runtime of 90 minutes – 2 hours and may be hosted at your school or place of programming. The Academy can be booked individually or in conjunction with Message Tour. We also offer an out-of-classroom experience for US participants in Massachusetts at the Microsoft retail store in the Prudential mall, located in Boston.
• (US) National Core Arts Standards
• (US) College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading (Grades 6-12)
• (Canada) The Ontario Curriculum: English Language Arts