PSTV has created a multimedia meet-up space where students can learn about a multitude of media opportunities that are available. Here you will learn about film festivals, educational programs available from industry partners, workshops, internships and much more.
WHYY Education Highlights
- PBS Learning Media PBS Learning Media is the next generation digital media service for pre-K – 16 educators. Bringing together the BEST of public media to enable teachers to be more effective, PBS LearningMedia provides educators with dynamic and engaging digital resources and professional development support. And it’s FREE!
- Digital Media Courses for Educators at WHYY Educators participating in professional development courses learn methods for implementing 21st Century Learning Skills in their classrooms. They learn to help their students create digital media and receive tips for integrating those skills into existing curricula and project-based learning approaches.
- WHYY I Like This Book This initiative from WHYY, sponsored by Harriet and Larry Weiss, encourages children in kindergarten through 12th grade to share their thoughts about a favorite book. If selected, your student or child could star in a 60-second spot on WHYY-TV, talking about “WHYY I Like This Book.”
- American Graduate Let’s Make it Happen is a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to improve high school graduation rates. Public TV and radio stations in 36 states are working with community partners to generate understanding and action regarding the dropout crisis
PROGRAMS AT PHILLYCAM
W.E Wednesday’s (Year-round. No sign-up required)
A day to focus on future goals while building community connections with other youth. This could look like working on vision boards, learning a new DIY skill, attending and event or having group discussions. Relaxed relationship building through self-discovery.
When: Wednesdays 4pm-6pm
Video: Focused Flicks Crew (Sign-up required)
Become DSLR and Première certified; Create a monthly show; Learn to use cameras; Learn basic editing and Scriptwriting
Lounge & Chill (No sign up required)
When: FRIDAYS 2-6