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Articles in Pittsburgh King PreK-8

Pittsburgh King PreK-8, After School Workshop: My Favorite Things & If I were President

January 30, 2013 – 5:52 pm | 1,310 views
IMAG2645 Students attending the Radio Club after school workshop at Pittsburgh King Elementary learned a slew of new things on their first day: Proper mic technique and the roles of a producer, engineer and "the talent" during a recording session.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Something Important

January 24, 2013 – 12:24 pm | 1,158 views
DSC_14 Students in Citiparks’ After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe something that is important to them. They were introduced to the concept of interviewing and explored asking each other questions on their topic.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Our Radio Station – KOTS – Kids On the Set

January 17, 2013 – 5:55 pm | 1,492 views
DSC_9 Students in Citiparks' After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 created the name and concept for their own mock radio station. They then learned about programming content, decided on what they would air, and began recording original pieces.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Being a Good Friend

January 15, 2013 – 5:48 pm | 1,689 views
DSC_12 Students in Citiparks' After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe what it means to be a good friend.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: About My Neighborhood

January 10, 2013 – 5:52 pm | 1,424 views
IMAG2541 Students in Citiparks' After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe something they experience in their neighborhood. They learned what a script is, how to compose one, and best practices for reading it into the microphone.

Pittsburgh King PreK-8: Three Things About Me

January 8, 2013 – 5:45 pm | 1,206 views
IMAG2533 Students in Citiparks' After School Academy at Pittsburgh King PreK-8 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe three things about themselves. It was then produced into a montage with a beat that they recorded. These pieces are from the first week of a twelve-week after school workshop, in which students learn about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio, as well as how to express themselves clearly.