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Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: Studio Visit

April 29, 2014 – 12:16 pm | 4,982 views
IMG_7581_cropped Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 came to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh to visit our studio and to tour the museum. While in the studio, they learned how a radio station works and made recordings about what they’ve learned as well as made some beats using only pencils and their hands!

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: Radio Kits!

April 24, 2014 – 10:27 am | 11,575 views
photo 4 (2) Today in Radio Club we learned how to build a working radio out of a kit! Students broke into groups or worked on their own to follow instructions on building a working radio.

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: Spring Poems

April 3, 2014 – 9:54 am | 4,843 views
IMG_3658_small Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these acrostic poems about spring. First we had a discussion about what makes an acrostic poem (a poem in which the first letter of each line in the text spells out a word or a message - in this case, SPRING). Then, everyone wrote their poems and drew pictures to accompany them!

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: The Importance of Creativity

March 27, 2014 – 10:26 am | 1,165 views
IMG_3424_small Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these pieces about the importance of creativity. First we had a discussion about ways to be creative and the things that make it fun. Then, we each wrote about what what being creative means to us.

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: My Radio Station

March 13, 2014 – 12:47 pm | 1,108 views
IMG_3418_small Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these pieces about their radio stations. First we had a discussion about what we listen to on the radio and what we would like to hear more of. Then, we each wrote about what our station would sound like and even recorded our tagline! Listen below to hear what everyone created.

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: A Time I Achieved

March 6, 2014 – 2:41 pm | 11,508 views
IMG_7709_small Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe a time they achieved something and were proud. It was really fun to hear all of the different stories!

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Radio Club: Three Things About Me

February 27, 2014 – 2:48 pm | 1,340 views
IMG_7576_small Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these pieces where they describe themselves in three ways. They had a great time learning about how to hold the microphone and recording on a microphone for the first time (with a few exceptions!).

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5: Studio Visit

February 12, 2013 – 3:06 pm | 1,273 views
Pittsburgh Spring Hill 2013 Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 came to the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh to visit our studio and to tour the museum. While in the studio, they learned how a radio station works and made recordings about what they've learned. These pieces are a result of the fifth of six weekly sessions in which students are learning about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5: My Radio Station

February 5, 2013 – 10:19 am | 2,108 views
Pittsburgh Spring Hill 2013 Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these pieces describing what they would envision their own radio station looking like. These pieces are a result of the fourth of six weekly sessions in which students are learning about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.

Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5: Peace and Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 22, 2013 – 11:21 am | 1,257 views
Pittsburgh Spring Hill 2013 Students in Radio Club at Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 wrote and recorded these poems (and a song!) describing their thoughts on peace and Martin Luther King, Jr. These pieces are a result of the third of six weekly sessions in which students are learning about the microphones, mixers and digital recorders used in producing features for radio.