Tag: pdf

Don’t be Confused: How Your Staff Can Organize Their Google Docs

Don’t be Confused: How Your Staff Can Organize Their Google Docs

| August 30, 2009

Open publication – Free publishing – More organization Google Docs is quickly becoming a crucial component of may scholastic journalism newsrooms around the country. It allows an organized copy system and staffs are not tied to school computers for editing. They can edit anytime, anywhere, as long as they have the internet. Check out how […]

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[Handout] Putting Plugins and Widgets on Your WordPress Site

[Handout] Putting Plugins and Widgets on Your WordPress Site

| August 28, 2009

Plugins and Widgets can help enhance your WordPress site. This handout walks you through the steps to learn about what they are and how to put them on your WordPress site. Have a favorite wideget or plugin? Comment and let us know. Here is the PDF

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[Handout] – How to Add Content to Your WordPress Site

[Handout] – How to Add Content to Your WordPress Site

| August 22, 2009

WordPress is a CMS that many schools are using to run their Web sites. Here is a handout you can use with your students (or yourself) to become familiarized with how to post articles. This handout will walk you through terms you need to know and has PDF hyperlinks to videos showing you the basics […]

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[Handout] – Getting Images Ready for the Web

[Handout] – Getting Images Ready for the Web

| August 17, 2009

It’s important to size images properly for the Web. Photos that have not been reduced in size take extra time to load and slow your site down. This PDF handout walks you through some image resizing basics. Here is the file

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[Handout] – Getting a URL and Hosting Package

[Handout] – Getting a URL and Hosting Package

| August 5, 2009

Looking to get started with building a Web site? Getting your name and deciding where your site should be hosted (where the files will live) is one of the first steps you need to consider. This handout helps walk you through the steps of choosing a URL and finding the right host. Starting out with […]

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FHNtoday.com & FHN Staff Structure for 2009-10

FHNtoday.com & FHN Staff Structure for 2009-10

| April 21, 2009

This is a working draft of the how the staff structure will look for the 2009-2010 school year at Francis Howell North. You will notice three publication hours: one is yearbook with writers and designers, one is newspaper with writers and designers, and the other is a digital media hour. That hour will house all […]

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Radio Lessons from HSBJ

Radio Lessons from HSBJ

| February 21, 2009

RTNDF’s High School Journalism Broadcast Web site, HSBJ.org has some great lessons for radio educators ready to use. There are more than 75 ready-to-use PDF lessons for you to peruse with topics ranging from the Announcing Sports and the Business Side of Things to Plagarism and Radio History. If you’re working with radio or audio […]

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The three ‘P’s of online legal issues

The three ‘P’s of online legal issues

| January 28, 2009

Those thinking about expanding their student media outreach need to keep three concepts in mind:  three Ps of online legal issues. Policy When you design editorial guidelines for your digital media, create them as equivalents with your print or broadcast media. You do not want separate and unequal designations of rights and responsibilities, especially if […]

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