ArticleSeptember 24th, 2021
Introducing StoryMaker, a DIY journalism resource from Student Reporting Labs!EducationEnglishStudent Voice
Interested in learning how to tell your own stories about yourself and your community using the tools of professional journalism? We are thrilled to announce the rollout of an exciting new resource for teachers and students!
StoryMaker is a new, FREE, self-directed online curriculum and digital tool from NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs that will serve as a one-stop shop for all educators interested in engaging with journalism and storytelling.
Student Reporting Labs’ main goals with StoryMaker 1.0 are to create a refined user experience for teachers and students by revamping and streamlining lesson plans, prompts and resources, and developing better ways for our school communities to connect with each other.
The SRL Teacher Guide and other places where our curriculum lives will be slowly phased out, so we recommend transitioning to StoryMaker right away. To jump in, follow these FOUR steps:
WATCH this video produced by SRL’s Victor Fernandez and Anurag Papolu to get an overview of StoryMaker and how to get started
VISIT StoryMaker to learn more about the the platform and what’s available
CREATE a free educator login to gain access to the following additional features:
Personalized dashboard where you can save your resources
Calendar where you can see upcoming prompt deadlines and events
Educator directory where you can create your own profile and connect with others
Provide feedback after using and exploring StoryMaker by filling out this form.
For any questions, please email Chris Allen, SRL’s education project manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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