A new tool for citizen journalists is coming: StoryMaker is a mobile app to enable existing and aspiring journalists around the world to develop their digital storytelling skills. Global Voices is helping to make the app happen, along with Free Press Unlimited, The International Center for Journalism (ICFJ) and the Guardian Project/Small World News. The StoryMaker project will include trainings, live on-site demos, and a comprehensive mentoring program.
An interactive language arts and journalism project for middle schools | A multimedia language arts curriculum that makes the process of telling a story fun. Students take on the role of journalists—generating leads, gathering facts, and writing stories—using the tools and techniques of real-life journalists. The Write Site is specially designed for middle school students. The Write Site’s instructional activities will improve students’ skills while helping teac #Writ
Poynter's News University values its partnership with thousands of teachers so we have created this "Tools for Educators" page. Learn more about our J101 project and how you can be part of this program in the future semesters. You can also learn more about how to incorporate NewsU courses in your curriculum as part of a digital course pack or certificate program. If you want more information, please send an e-mail to info (at) newsu.org.
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