What makes a good news story? What are some tips on asking good interview questions? If you ever wanted to ask a news reporter these questions, now is your chance!
Join KQED Education in a free two-day training series for educators interested in having students engage in writing informative or explanatory text. Hear from KQED science news staff as they provide an inside look into their process for reporting news.
Tuesday, September 17 & Wednesday, September 18, 2013
5:00 – 7:00 pm at KQED
Food and drinks provided
Day 1 SCIENCE NEWS + COMMON CORE
Join Molly Samuel, KQED science multimedia producer, and Lauren Sommer , KQED science and environment reporter, for an interesting discussion into what makes a compelling news story. Find out their most difficult, most fun, and oddest investigations. We’ll also take a look at the components of the Common Core Content Standards that align with writing informative/explanatory text for grades K-5.
Day 2 USING TECH
Need a tech tool to help you get started? Learn how to use a digital voice recorder that can help students record interviews and transcribe information more accurately. Participants will receive a SONY digital voice recorder for their classroom.
**This is not an Academy event, direct all inquiries directly to KQED.**