Student takes a photograph or short video on her or his cellphone or digital camera, or downloads an image (citing the source) from the Internet.
Student writes a story or caption that goes with the image. The length of the story or caption could be as short as a few words, or as long as a 3-sentence paragraph.
Student sends the image and caption to the captions editor. For images from the Internet, the editor helps the student compose a professional email to procure permission.
The editor checks the caption for errors in spelling and grammar. The editor also checks for language consistency and, if necessary, offers suggestions to improve the writing.
The editor returns the student’s work with proofreaders’ marks and edits in the margin.
The student incorporates the corrections and optional edits.
The editor prepares an individualized worksheet that reinforces correct spelling, grammar, punctuation, style, and vocabulary selection.
Students learn photographic techniques by looking at and analyzing examples of images from newspapers, magazines, museums, and photo banks.
If customers can’t find it, it doesn’t exist. Clearly list and describe the services you offer. Also, be sure to showcase a premium service.
Having a big sale, on-site celebrity, or other event? Be sure to announce it so everybody knows and gets excited about it.
Are your customers raving about you on social media? Share their great stories to help turn potential customers into loyal ones.
Running a holiday sale or weekly special? Definitely promote it here to get customers excited about getting a sweet deal.
Have you opened a new location, redesigned your shop, or added a new product or service? Don't keep it to yourself, let folks know.
Customers have questions, you have answers. Display the most frequently asked questions, so everybody benefits.
We start working with students by asking them to write about a topic which they enjoy or of which have deep knowledge.
After developing an enjoyment of writing, we ask students to research and write about topics related to class assignments, and photograph a person or image related to that topic.
We ask students to produce expository, descriptive, persuasive, and narrative writing.
Students have extended opportunities to expand their photojournalism projects with field trips, designing, building, and writing about 3-D printing, using computers to post-process photographs, visiting giant telescopes, and participating in other activities.