Wednesday, August 31, 2011

How to Describe the Sad Part Without Showing It

An image from the book, FIREBOAT: The Heroic Adventures
of the John J. Harvey that is used as part of NJ's 9/11 curriculum
Normally, I'd refrain from posting a link to an episode of Classroom Close-up, NJ before it airs, but since this one has been online for a few weeks, I'm going to make an exception. This is the first episode of the new season, which I think is going to premiere on NJTV on September 11. The first segment is the story we produced about New Jersey's 9/11 curriculum, which has been getting some media attention due to the upcoming tenth anniversary of the attacks.

Definitely some challenges in taping and editing this one which I think the student in the intro sums up pretty well when she says, "It's trying to describe the sad part without showing it."

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