In this lesson, students determine the most appropriate social media tool for their intended purpose and develop a framework to select the best social media tools in different scenarios.
Students will learn how the changing career field of journalism now requires students to understand the role of big data, including how to gather it and how to visualize it.
After conducting research for a problem-solution structured editorial/column, students will think through the most likely counter arguments.
This lesson exposes students to the presence or absence of state student freedom of expression laws.
Description Reflecting on previous work, students will practice how to conduct a critique. Then, using the provided clips and footage shot by professionals, students will edit a news package. Afterward, they will compare and contrast their choices with those of the pros. Objectives Students will be …
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.
Every year, but especially in a presidential election year, it’s important for students to be leaders in their school by covering the elections as they pertain to the local community and their school in particular. With this lesson, students will explore how to cover local, state or national elections through the lens of their school audience.
Students will explore the different setups, procedures and possible outcomes for live event and broadcast productions.
This single-day lesson challenges students to consider questions of ethics when involving citizens as journalists through social media in dangerous breaking news events.
In this lesson, students will analyze current policies and write guidelines and procedures. Students will then analyze the others’ classwork and provide feedback. Students will be able to rewrite their contribution after the feedback is given. Students will also audit the publication’s diversity.