1509602 MANCHESTER AV ES(Communications/Broadcasting)

1509602 MANCHESTER AV ES(Communications/Broadcasting)

Program Description
Communication Arts (journalism, radio-television broadcasting, theatre, video/film production, computers, digital arts and advertising) prepares students to acquire and accurately use information and communication technologies equipping them to effectively communicate orally, in writing, and through multimedia formats. Magnets infuse technology throughout the curriculum to create exciting and rigorous programs.
Grades:
1-5
Phone:
(323) 778-3472
Program Capacity 2018-2019:
264
Applications Received 2017-2018:
0
Openings 2018-2019:
264
Success Secret:
MACB offers elementary students a unique opportunity to hone their communication skills through the world of broadcast media. No other school in LAUSD offers elementary school children the opportunity to write scripts, film and produce media content for YouTube, or to become vloggers and bloggers. MACB is A School Where Learning is Created Through Media Arts!
Track:
Single Track
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Magnet Vision:
Manchester Avenue Communications and Broadcasting Magnet Center is committed to academic excellence, personal integrity, and the development of individual potential through a challenging curriculum in a cooperative, safe, and enriched environment in which each person is valued, respected, and empowered. Students will be inspired to thrive through the world of communications and broadcasting. Students and staff embody the commitment and accountability to high productivity in their work resulting in exceptional student achievement and engagement. Through experiential learning activities in visual, audio, and digital media students are encouraged to think, create, and excel. We envision every student prepared to pursue collegiate or career paths. We will inspire and empower all students to develop integrity, tenacity, and the academic skills needed to become leaders in our global community. Therefore, we are committed to creating a warm and nurturing environment where students yearn for learning and reaching their full potential with confidence. This will be accomplished by providing culturally relevant experiences, exposure to hands-on project based learning, explicit character development, student accountability, and meaningful partnerships with staff, parents, and community. We envision students acquiring the skills needed to research, analyze, and think critically about the world around them. Our students will develop skills in higher order thinking and problem solving while having access to technology used in the communications and broadcasting field.
Magnet Mission:
Manchester Avenue Communications and Broadcasting Magnet Center is a world class communications and broadcasting elementary school committed to academic excellence, personal integrity, and the development of individual potential through a challenging curriculum in a cooperative, safe, and enriched environment in which each person is valued, respected, and empowered.
Academic/Career Pathways:
MAE Communications / Broadcasting Magnet Center offers a rare opportunity for elementary aged students to participate in one of the world's largest broadcast media markets. Our rigorous academic program bridges student achievement between the California Common Core State Standards and real-world applications. Students’ application of reading, writing, and math skills through broadcast journalism will elevate their conceptual understanding of how skills learned in school translate to real-world settings. Academic / Career Pathways: • Collaborate with others in real time with applications such as FaceTime or Skype (collaboration, listening, speaking, critical thinking, & technology skills) • Creating and uploading factual programming to partner sites (creativity, research, analytical, technology, collaboration, science, & social studies skills) • Research topics, interview sources, reflect on and revise product, report on findings (reading, writing, analytical, collaboration, oral language, & listening skills) • Follow timelines and deadlines for content production (organization & math skills) • Reflect on learning style and strengths; produce products that reflect that understanding (intrinsic learning & choices) • Critically think about, evaluate and analyze data; report effectively on findings (oral language, math, & critical thinking skills) • Use artistic, technological, and academic skills to produce broadcast programming (visual performing art, technological, & core academic skills) • Choose and develop topics of interest for production and broadcasting (intrinsic learning & choices) • Use a variety of tools to create broadcast media (technology & visual art skills) • Produce grade appropriate newscasts and radio shows (technology, reading, writing, & math skills)
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Community Partnerships:
NBCUniversal Media, LLC PBS KCLS Fox Network Group Xerox Corporation USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Advanced Placement (AP) Course Offerings:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Program:
No
After-School Programs:
Beyond the Bell Programs: LA's Best YS Care Ready-Set-Go! (A Before School Academic Program)
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