Six Word Story, Six Unique Shots additional instructional tools
Don's Broadcast Curriculum
and In the links below, follow Don's curriculum, which he uses for both levels of Broadcasting he teachers at Ladue Horton Watkins High School.
(Not all curriculum listed was originally created by Don, but was shared freely online by other credible sources.)
10 activities for a first level Broadcast course
Adobe Spark Post photo assignment
Blogging Feedback Form
Blogging Guidelines using Weebly.com
Detailed links for first level Broadcast lessons
Final Cut Pro X lessons and tutorials
Film Scoring Rubric (submitted by Jessica Roberts)
Editing with iMovie for iOS
Headline Newscast, 5 W's and H, Broadcast news writing
Music Video and Music Video Scoring Guide
News package and Scoring Guide
On-Air tips and tricks
Podcast Project and Rubric
PSA and PSA rubric
Script - full format show
Scoring Guide (General video rubric)
Storyboard (illustrated description)
Twitter Research Project
Tips for Clips
Don offers his tips for using the iOS app Clips in the classroom. These tips were learned through using the app, leveraging the lessons from Apple Distinguished Educators, and student feedback.
These tips are offered as a PDF. Click here to download.
Also follow #ClassroomClips and @Gimme5clips on Twitter.
iAm iMovie Trailers
Broadcast Journalism mini-lessons and blog posts at JEADigitalMedia.org
School Video News mini-lessons
LHS-TV & Films student media
Ladue High School's Broadcast Technology media production website, directed and advised by Don Goble. This publication offers a compilation of multimedia student productions, including blogs, and many different genres of videos and news. The site is created and produced by Ladue broadcasting students to promote student programming.
Global Student News Network
The Global Student News Network is a platform for the global student community to share their voices, stories, and ideas. Directed and advised by Don Goble and his students, they believe all over the world students are creating media messages using powerful storytelling techniques that they have acquired throughout their years. They believe student media projects need to be seen by the masses worldwide, so #GSNN promotes these positive student media messages all across the globe. GSNN has been visited by over 75 countries.
Everyone Can Create Video
Everyone Can Create is for everyone — both beginners and experienced artists alike. The activities and projects encourage you to express yourself, develop your creative confidence, and reveal undiscovered abilities.
Each chapter of Everyone Can Create: Video takes you through a series of fun activities to help you acquire key skills and build a final project. Here’s what you’ll learn how to make in this guide:
• Your own introduction
• A silent movie
• A movie pitch
• A teaching show.
The Shooting Gallery - make a film!
The Shooting Gallery project, originally geared towards a film class, also lends itself to core classes. In this One Best Thing teachers created by author Jon Corippo, and students make their media-based projects look better in just one class of shooting with an iPad, iPhone or Macbook and one period of editing on iMovie or Final Cut Pro X. Students can create a very cinematic look through participating in this learn-by-doing project.
Guide to Broadcast & Video
Moving into broadcast/video with your program? Start here. JEADigitalMedia.org compiled their most helpful articles to ease the transition.
Guidelines to blogging with Weebly
Interview with Steve Hartman from CBS Evening News
Don interviews long-time CBS journalist Steve Hartman, who offered advice to his Broadcast Technology students on writing, interviewing and getting to the heart of the story.
The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts
If you work in education, you’ll know there’s a HUGE array of applications, services, products and tools created to serve a multitude of functions in education. Tutora has compiled a list of 82 of the hottest EdTech tools for this year. Don nominated one of his favorite sites, which is listed in the article, SchoolTube.com, the nation's largest K-12 moderated video sharing platform, specifically designed for students and educators.
Why A High School Journalism Class is Important
This article is possibly the best synopsis of why students should learn journalism while in high school.
..."regardless if they pursue a career in journalism or communications, I know they will be more informed, more empathetic, well-rounded, strong communicators and more engaged as a result of their time in this elective course."