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Digital Media Club

 

The Digital Media Club is the school's newspaper club of today. Students use social media channels to connect parents, staff, and students with news and events at school. Students develop and create content to keep parents up to date with developments, share opinions from the perspective of a teenager, bring awareness to social issues, rally support and more.

 

Projects are identified and teams of students are given specific tasks needed to complete the project. Each team of students follow learning modules written to teach students the needed skills to understand and complete their specific task.

 

Project Examples:

Life skills taught include:

Design Thinking

Brainstorming Sessions

Creativity Development

Communication

Collaboration

Presentation

Teamwork

Criticism and Critique

Planning

Time Management

Task Management

Professionalism

Sharing Responsibilities

Technology skills taught include:

Basic Coding [HTML, CSS]

Photography

Image Editing

Copyrighting

Videography

Story Boarding

Video Editing

Blogging

Social Media Marketing

SEO Optimization

Production

Project Completion

Principal Address

Social Media Hub

Bike Awareness

Weekly Principal Address via YouTube

 

Frequency: weekly

Description: Students practice videography and interview skills while video editing is sometimes needed.

 

https://www.youtube.com/trpollicita

Social Media Hub

 

Description: Dynamic social media hub pulls all social media channels into one easy to access web based app.

 

http://designedbyyouth.wix.com/trpollicita

Bike Awareness Campaign

 

Est. total time: 24 hours

Description: Designed and created a campaign to encourage biking and make bike friendly streets.

 

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Support from DesignedByYouth is provided to staff and students to ensure clear communication, professionalism and timely completion of projects.

 

The projects and curriculum are tailored to the grade level, skill level, and total alloted time.

 

Starting a Club is easy, fun and rewarding.

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