Mini-Lessons, Part One

The student newsroom is quiet. Reporters working in groups have some down time. What should I have my students do to be productive?

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Heros

When I was a teenager, I had a huge crush on Audie Murphy after watching all of his movies.

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Weather: Telling the Weather Story

We started this series off talking about the importance of a weather program in your school with the bottom line, “While other parts of your show may get stale, the weather story is constantly changing.”

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Back to School

The older you get, the shorter your summers seem to be.

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Every Witch Way

Halloween has no shortage of traditional images. Jack O’Lanterns. Skeletons. Ghosts. Black cats. And yes, witches.

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Back To School – a video project

The dream sequence has been a popular visual tool since the inception of motion pictures. In a dream sequence, the videographer or filmmaker deliberately distorts the images (and often the sound as well) to create a surreal, dream-like effect.

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Create Contests - Just for Fun

After attending a National Student convention, with on-site video competitions, I realize how important it was to offer practice contests to my students.

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2nd Annual Student Media Day

An annual media/informational event for high school students enrolled and/or interested in the Audio/Video Technology and Film Programs throughout the state of Georgia.

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