During the months of June and July, five media arts educators benchmarked student work aligned to the Grade 2, Grade 5 and Grade 8 Model Cornerstone Assessments written to media arts standards at grades 2, 5 & 8.

The benchmarkers talk about the process:

MA MCA Benchmarkers from Cory Wilkerson on Vimeo.

One of our benchmarkers who served as a mentor for the piloting teachers was featured on the local PBS station. This is an eloquent testimony to the power of and need for media arts at the elementary level.