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Become a news reporter for a day: Visual

An interactive and supportive workshop where teachers take on the role of a news reporter, experiencing the process of researching, planning and creating a video using rich educational content from Discovery Education Espresso. Teachers will experience the impact visual digital media can have to speaking and listening, higher order thinking skills and student confidence.

Duration options: 3 hours or 6 hours

6 hour course

Goals:

  • To provide an interactive and supportive workshop where teachers take on the role of a news reporter
  • To explore the process of researching, planning and creating a video
  • To provide opportunities for participants to utilise the rich educational content within Discovery Education Espresso for a specific purpose
  • To experience the impact visual digital media can have on speaking and listening, higher order thinking skills and student confidence

Outcomes:

  • An understanding of the process of researching, planning and creating a video
  • An awareness of the range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso and how they can be used with video creation
  • An awareness of the impact visual digital media can have on teaching and learning
  • Confidence to incorporate visual digital media in the classroom

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff

3 hour course

Goals:

  • To provide opportunities for participants to develop skills required to create a video
  • To familiarise participants with the rich education al content within Discovery Education Espresso for a specific purpose

Outcomes:

  • Experience of creating a video and the impact of using digital media in this format
  • An awareness of the range of resources in Discovery Education Espresso that can be utilized for creating video

Audience:

Whole staff; Key stage grouping; phase grouping; year grouping; NQTs; middle management; Teaching assistants/support staff