Loading…

Flash Player 9 (or above) is needed to view presentations.
We have detected that you do not have it on your computer. To install it, go here.

Like this presentation? Why not share!

Shine On! and Youth Media

on

  • 441 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
441
Views on SlideShare
441
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
4
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Shine On! and Youth Media Shine On! and Youth Media Presentation Transcript

    • EXPRESSING YOUTH VOICE THROUGH MEDIA Engaging and Growing Youth Through Shine On! Student Newspaper
    • Shine On! Bingo
      • Turn to three to four people around you
      • Looking at the issue of Shine On! that you’ve been given, try to fill in as many squares as possible in the next three minutes
      • Winners get a FABULOUS prize!
      • What conceptions does the adult world have about youth? What stereotypes exist?
      Brainstorm
    • Discussion
        • Where does the adult world hear about youth? What do we refer to when staying ‘in the loop’ with young people?
      • What does the adult world hear about youth?
      • Where do you hear authentic examples of youth voice?
      • If the news about young people is often negative and rarely in their voice, what effect does this likely have on our communities?
      Synthesis
    • The Solution
      • A newspaper developed by Youth Development Office, meant to highlight youth leadership and service in Minneapolis Public Schools
      • Addresses problems through providing a place for:
        • Expression of youth voice
        • Positive media about youth and by youth
    • Youth Editorial Board
      • High School students responsible for:
        • Meeting together
        • Discussing/deciding on a pertinent theme
        • Writing articles
        • Discussion solicitation
        • Organization and vision for the issue
      • Journalists, advocates, teachers, learners
      • Youth Workers in place to challenge and support
    • Putting Together an Issue
      • Youth provide framework
      • Youth explore their niches based on their natural talents and interests
      • Staff helps connect to outside resources, solicits, distributes, advocates
      • The process will seem hodge-podge. It’s supposed to, because you as the staff don’t get to be in charge of everything!
    • Benefits
        • Shine On! Young Leaders Rising is beneficial for youth in Minneapolis
          • Legitimizes ideas and discourse of youth
          • Documents experiences of youth in a tangible, professional format
          • Celebrates youth
    • Benefits
        • Shine On! Young Leaders Rising is beneficial for the school district in Minneapolis
          • Legitimizes Service Learning through professional documentation
          • Highlights student achievement
          • Presents student discourse which can enrich and supplement the curriculum
    • Benefits
        • Shine On! Young Leaders Rising is an invaluable tool for community building in Minneapolis
          • Staff networking through solicitation and distribution
          • Student networking through YEB, essay contest, and opportunities to get involved
          • Creating a common identity as service learners
    • Benefits
      • Lastly, Shine On! Young Leaders Rising is a Service Learning experience for YEB members, and that comes with its own set of benefits…
    • Other Forms of Youth Media
      • Magazines
        • Containing a collection of articles, stories, pictures, or other features
      • Zines
        • Inexpensively produced, self-published, underground publication
      • Newsletters
        • Regularly distributed, about one main topic of interest to individuals. Tend to be shorter and easily produced.
      • Blog
        • A website that displays written postings by one or more individuals, usually has links to comments on specific postings
        • An example of this can be found at: http://speakingundergroundonline.blogspot.com/
      • What is the feasibility of instituting a form of Youth Media in your program?
      • What would the benefits be for your program?
      • What obstacles exist to the development of this type of youth media?
      Partner Discussion
    • A Message from the Editors:
        • A balancing act between challenging and supporting
        • Opportunities increase growth
        • Youth deserve to be heard, because they have something important to say
        • It’s our job to ensure that they have a place to express themselves