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A free summer seminar for experienced high school journalism advisers

From the 23 teachers who attended this workshop in July 2019, we have included Solutions Journalism Story Ideas, other Story Ideas for a whole range of topics and Tech Examples of something they learned, many of these for data visualization, plus some resources anyone can use in the future for these topics.

How I created my first timeline (and cursed only a couple times)

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Blog | 4 comments

See my timeline here: https://bit.ly/32EELcr I tackled creating a timeline for the first time as my techie project. Previously, I (or...

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Gamifying Media Literacy in the Classroom

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on Gamifying Media Literacy in the Classroom

“Michael Lynch, a philosopher who studies technological change, observed that the Internet is ‘both the world’s best fact-checker and the...

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How solutions based journalism can create change in the classroom

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Blog | Comments Off on How solutions based journalism can create change in the classroom

A small slice of the big picture Break it down into four things, right? When I first heard about Solutions Based Journalism– I was a...

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Knightlab tools are easy to use and apply on any website

Posted by on Jul 19, 2019 in Blog, Data exercises, tutorials, homework assignments, Tech examples | Comments Off on Knightlab tools are easy to use and apply on any website

To view the Black Squirrels of Kent State Storymap, click HERE. Storymaps are an easy and quick tool for any website. It’s an entry to get...

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My first podcast

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Blog | 3 comments

I finished producing a podcast on the mistakes that journalism teachers make.  It is not perfect.  The sound levels are up and down.  The...

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How Solutions Journalism might reveal the next step

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019 in Blog | 3 comments

  “Back off, man, I’m a scientist.” Dr. Peter Venkman At the risk of hyperbole, Solutions Journalism is something my students have...

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