In this lesson, students will learn to consider readers’ needs when writing stories and designing pages. Struggling students will learn a method of peer editing that breaks down the process into manageable chunks.
This single-day lesson challenges students to consider questions of ethics when involving citizens as journalists through social media in dangerous breaking news events.
This single-day lesson introduces students to the 5K race fundraising event used by a newspaper staff from Rockville, Maryland.
This lesson introduces students to the online advertising model used by a student media program in Missouri.
This lesson explores news editorial coverage of the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases by looking at editorials printed by major newspapers during the cases and grand jury investigations. The lesson begins by asking students what they already know about the Brown and Garner cases, and then pairs of students are assigned an editorial to read and analyze. Students then contribute to a collaborative document about how the media covered these events.
A primer to introducing journalistic writing concepts in the classroom
This lesson introduces students to the process of either starting a new publication or adding a new platform to an existing publication
Students will examine case social media case studies and investigate advantages and disadvantages of several social media outlets
This lesson prompts students to review and develop policies suitable for a staff manual for entrepreneurial activities related to engaging with an audience, particularly social media, marketing and public relations
Students will read a case study from Mill Valley High School in Kansas about an article that actually caused a disturbance in school because social media extended the opportunities for readers to respond to the article