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Informational meeting announcing our 2008-9 School Newspaper / Multimedia Club

Informational meeting announcing our 2008-9 School Newspaper / Multimedia Club



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    • Informational Meeting - Students September, 2008 The Northfield Middle School
    • So, what’s this all about?
    • It’s about YOU .
    • Is THIS you?
    • How about THIS?
    • … maybe THIS?
    • Or, THIS?
    • This is a community of individuals with at least one thing in common: School is a part of your lives. BIG
    • Ok, fine. But what does that have to do with a “newspaper club?”
    • I believe…
      • Technology is everywhere,
      • Stories are everywhere, and
      • Our community needs (and wants!) to hear them.
      • Most of all, I believe…
      have something to say . YOU
    • What is a “Newspaper”?
      • “… a written publication containing news, information and advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint.” - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newspaper
    • What is “Multimedia”?
    • So, what’s a Multimedia Newspaper?
    • Writing Videos Photos Podcasts Member Profiles All can view but only members can edit All student produced. All the time.
    • The Vision … about everything happening at school.
    • The New TBirdTimes.org
      • News, short stories, sports coverage, features, and more … in multiple media formats:
      • Writing
      • Video
      • Photo Essays
      • Original Artwork
      • Podcasts
      • More
    • We’ll use:
    • and we’ll use: … among others.
    • The centerpiece:
    • Safe, online work environment
    • We’ll use Google Docs for:
      • Drafting / revising / editing written content
      • Planning & organizing
      • Managing teams
      • Brainstorming
      • Communicating
      All content will be approved prior to publishing @ http://www.tbirdtimes.org
    • Every member has a profile page *THEY* customize…
    • … and, together, we’ll learn how to make sure it is SAFE and well designed.
    • Our goal: do something that’s never been done before…
    • Produce, publish and maintain an online multimedia newspaper unlike anything ever created* by a middle school. * as far as I know. ;-)
    • So whether you’re a…
      • Writer
      • Photographer
      • Videographer
      • Producer
      • Editor
      • Blogger
      • Artist
      We need YOU !
    • Afraid you don’t have “teh skillz?”
      • Don’t worry!
      • We’ll help each other!
      • And, hopefully, we’ll also have some outside help.
    • Ready to get started?
      • Permission form (parents): [handout]
      • Application (you): http://tinyurl.com/tbirdtimes
      • Be patient – wait to hear back
      Questions? Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org
    • THANK YOU!
    • Image Credits http://www.flickr.com/photos/mezzoblue/135371202/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jamesyu/61784469/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/oudeschool/662078822/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/artgallery/1587436328/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dejahthoris/140609589/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/difei/2654449181/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/ian_d/30859899/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/2585526987/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/redjar/162546810/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jeremybanks/298347707/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/28109157@N02/2620934647/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/trekkyandy/496564110/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/alistair_israel/2056761663/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/15312650@N05/2249866870/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2417471256/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2406757196/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2405926359/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2195671431/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/mspatt/2367994932/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2843976839/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigdilldigital/2493425414/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jose_kevo/2423434695/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/captkodak/2322374833/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/captkodak/321546787/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/celinesphotographer/328581080/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/jon_marshall/260978898/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/frenchieb/2100764207/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/judybaxter/48011843/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/acsamman/1264476755/