Reflections from a team of young developers on how they made interactive websites about DACA, in the process learning a whole lot about immigration policy, the ins-and-outs of data analysis, and the challenges–and rewards!–of learning to code.
Earlier this year, I attended the Girls in Tech Amplify Women Pitch competition in San Francisco. As an aspiring founder,…
Snapchat’s newest update is not just tearing friends apart–it’s pretty unsafe too.
Turf dancers put their bodies on the line every time they go out and perform. Naturally, they are concerned about whether…
Most smartphones today have a built in microphone and recording function (example: iPhone’s voice memo), and can be used in a pinch to conduct interviews and gather sound. Here are a few tips for using your phone effectively as a recorder.
YOUR VOICE. YOUR PERSPECTIVE. That’s what a radio commentary is all about! Commentaries are short, first-person stories that clearly express an individual’s opinion or world view and why it matters to the outside world.
Radio commentaries offer an opportunity for young people to express their opinion on an issue of their choice and to become effective communicators. This toolkit includes all the examples, lesson plans and handouts you’ll need to help your students develop their first commentary (plus tips on how to pitch us at Youth Radio)
This lesson plan is part of a larger effort by Youth Radio’s Innovation Lab for young people, working in partnership…
You’ve done the research, you’ve written your script… now it’s time to step up to the mic and read. But if you really want to breathe life into your story, you can’t just read it— you have to perform it. So what goes into a good vocal performance? How do you sound casual, and authoritative? How do you sound like you’re talking to a friend, when you know actually reading off a paper? Learn some of the tricks of the trade for effective voicing in this lesson.