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Chicago Slices and Media Breaker

Our Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort met us at the National Museum of Mexican Art in November and received professional development from our partners at The LAMP. Teachers explored the MediaBreaker/Studios as a learning tool for the development of critical thinking and media literacy skills. MediaBreaker/Studios (mbstudios.thelamp.org) is an online platform designed to create learning experiences around the MediaBreaker video […]

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Challenging Media Messages About Immigration PD

Thanks to Hive Chicago and the Chicago Community Trust, Yollocalli is able to provide another great professional development workshop for teachers. CHALLENGING MEDIA MESSAGES ABOUT IMMIGRATION Saturday, March 25th, 12pm – 4pm National Museum of Mexican Art 1852 W 19th Street Free. Lunch provided. CPDUs provided. How can we analyze news media influence on how we […]

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Chicago Slices Implementation PD

The Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort met for their final professional development workshop at the Chicago History Museum. Teachers received a tour of the museum and were able to gather ideas of how the museum’s exhibitions can be used for their lesson plans. After walking around the museum, the teachers came back to the classroom to […]

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Chicago Slices Content PD

The Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort visited Mediaburn for their 3rd professional development workshop, focused on content. We wanted the teachers to understand why Mediaburn was created, what is in the collection, ways of searching in their collection, and brainstorm what content they hope to focus on with their students in the classroom. Sara Chapman, Executive […]

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Chicago Slices Teacher Cohort

On Saturday, October 29th, our teacher cohort was introduced to Chicago Slices and what we hope to accomplish as a team. Teachers were introduced to the partnering organizations, went through some video analysis with Media Burn, and participated in a Snapchat activity using the National Museum of Mexican Art’s permanent collection gallery. In the end, the […]

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CHILL SET CHALLENGES

Ready for a challenge?  Follow us on Instagram (@yollocalli) for series we’re calling CHILL SET CHALLENGES. Post a photo that completes the challenge Tag #chillset16 For each completed challenge, you will gain an entry into our raffle. At CHILL SET (November 11th) we will pick ONE WINNER for a $50 gift card to the CHEESECAKE […]

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Chicago Slices + Snapchat

Over the summer we worked with a Yollocalli student to use Media Burn in a unique way. Snapchat is a unique video tool that we knew most youth already use. Following similar projects we have seen (Tribeca Snapchat Stories and one of our other youth programs doing snapchat horror stories) we wanted to see how we could […]

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Chill Set- Teen Night at the NMMA

SAVE THE DATE for TEEN NIGHT at the National Museum of Mexican Art! ** FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11** * * * * * * * 6-10 pm * * * * * * * NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEXICAN ART 1852 W 19th Street PILSEN! (just a few blocks from the 18th Street Pink Line) * * […]

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Chicago Slices – Media Burn Summer 2016

Teens from Summer 2016 Camera Flux used the archival video footage from Media Burn, other found imagery, and some original video scenes to create a new mix on the Media Burn Collection. Teens were able to explore the Media Burn website and youtube channel and select videos that they would use for their final works. […]

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☀️Summer Exhibition☀️

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