Friday, January 16, 2009

Access Awareness Awards-2009

For the 7th year Cablevision's Access Awareness Awards will encourage and recognize the video production skills of our students in Westport and in all of the towns in our cable franchise. Over these years, many student videos from Westport have been recognized.

With TV studios that present live and/or recorded student-created programming nearly every day over coaxial cable (GFS, BMS, CMS, SHS) or through the Internet inside schools using the V-Brick system (CES, KHS, LLS), more video production is occurring in our schools each year. Visual and Media Literacy is currently one of the identified essential skills in our draft document, Defining 21st Century Skills. The Access Awareness Awards provide another authentic venue for students to present their video creations. In order to be entered in the contest all videos must be shown on Local Access Channel 78.

The rules, application form and flyer for the awards have been distributed to library media specialists and technology and media teachers throughout the district. The deadline for entries (grades 3-12) is April 3, but the video entries must be shown on Local Access before that date. In most cases it is the students working in the TV Studio or media classes who produce videos for this contest. Please speak with your video production teachers and/or library media specialists if you want more information. You can also comment or ask questions in the comments section below.

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