T Bird Times Info Meeting

2,618 views
2,518 views

Published on

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

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
2,618
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
523
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
23
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

T Bird Times Info Meeting

  1. 1. Informational Meeting - Students September, 2008 The Northfield Middle School
  2. 2. So, what’s this all about?
  3. 3. It’s about YOU .
  4. 4. Is THIS you?
  5. 5. How about THIS?
  6. 6. … maybe THIS?
  7. 7. Or, THIS?
  8. 8. This is a community of individuals with at least one thing in common: School is a part of your lives. BIG
  9. 9. Ok, fine. But what does that have to do with a “newspaper club?”
  10. 10. I believe… <ul><li>Technology is everywhere, </li></ul><ul><li>Stories are everywhere, and </li></ul><ul><li>Our community needs (and wants!) to hear them. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of all, I believe… </li></ul>have something to say . YOU
  11. 11. What is a “Newspaper”? <ul><li>“… a written publication containing news, information and advertising, usually printed on low-cost paper called newsprint.” - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newspaper </li></ul>
  12. 12. What is “Multimedia”?
  13. 13. So, what’s a Multimedia Newspaper?
  14. 14. Writing Videos Photos Podcasts Member Profiles All can view but only members can edit All student produced. All the time.
  15. 15. The Vision … about everything happening at school.
  16. 16. The New TBirdTimes.org <ul><li>News, short stories, sports coverage, features, and more … in multiple media formats: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Video </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Essays </li></ul><ul><li>Original Artwork </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul><ul><li>More </li></ul>
  17. 17. We’ll use:
  18. 18. and we’ll use: … among others.
  19. 19. The centerpiece:
  20. 20. Safe, online work environment
  21. 21. We’ll use Google Docs for: <ul><li>Drafting / revising / editing written content </li></ul><ul><li>Planning & organizing </li></ul><ul><li>Managing teams </li></ul><ul><li>Brainstorming </li></ul><ul><li>Communicating </li></ul>All content will be approved prior to publishing @ http://www.tbirdtimes.org
  22. 22. Every member has a profile page *THEY* customize…
  23. 23. … and, together, we’ll learn how to make sure it is SAFE and well designed.
  24. 24. Our goal: do something that’s never been done before…
  25. 25. Produce, publish and maintain an online multimedia newspaper unlike anything ever created* by a middle school. * as far as I know. ;-)
  26. 26. So whether you’re a… <ul><li>Writer </li></ul><ul><li>Photographer </li></ul><ul><li>Videographer </li></ul><ul><li>Producer </li></ul><ul><li>Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Artist </li></ul>We need YOU !
  27. 27. Afraid you don’t have “teh skillz?” <ul><li>Don’t worry! </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll help each other! </li></ul><ul><li>And, hopefully, we’ll also have some outside help. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Ready to get started? <ul><li>Permission form (parents): [handout] </li></ul><ul><li>Application (you): http://tinyurl.com/tbirdtimes </li></ul><ul><li>Be patient – wait to hear back </li></ul>Questions? Email: kjarrett@ncs-nj.org
  29. 29. THANK YOU!
  30. 30. 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/

×