As a mass media teacher, I don’t always get to tell stories because I spend more time teaching about how to make them. When my principal recently asked me to make a film to show our school board, I saw an opportunity to tell a story, model the work, and collaborate with students. Continue reading “Modeling the multimedia story”
Every once in awhile the PNN crew puts together a theme-based show. Today the class of 2017 put up “the annoying couple that does everything together.” Continue reading “A Valentine’s Day Card from PNN”
Students write every day for the Penn News Network, and they know that their work is collected in an automatic portfolio at pnn.phmschools.org/author/username. But in this upcoming semester, we will be striving to build our own portfolios where we do more than collect the stories we’ve told. Continue reading “Showcase portfolios add authenticity to assessment”
On the front page of today’s South Bend Tribune appears a photo essay of Mishawaka Winterfest held on December 16th., 2016. Continue reading “Winter in Mishawaka”
On International Women’s Day, volume 17, episode 61 of PNN could not be any better.