Archives for Teens

Rotary Club – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Learn about the Rotary Club of White Plains. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview a representative. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the White Plains Public Library and the White Plains Public Schools, specifically the Global Ambassadors group http://www.wphsambassadors.org/. Supported by a generous grant from the Shinnyo-en Foundation.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Tappan Zee Bridge Update – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

What’s happening with the Tappan Zee Bridge? Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview a representative. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the White Plains Public Library and the White Plains Public Schools, specifically the Global Ambassadors group http://www.wphsambassadors.org/. Supported by a generous grant from the Shinnyo-en Foundation.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Farmers Market – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

The Farmer’s Market in White Plains is a great collaboration of resources. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview a representative. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the White Plains Public Library and the White Plains Public Schools, specifically the Global Ambassadors group http://www.wphsambassadors.org/. Supported by a generous grant from the Shinnyo-en Foundation.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Police of White Plains – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Learn about the Police of White Plains. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview a representative. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the White Plains Public Library and the White Plains Public Schools, specifically the Global Ambassadors group http://www.wphsambassadors.org/. Supported by a generous grant from the Shinnyo-en Foundation.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Guiding Eyes For The Blind – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Ever wonder about the dogs in Guiding Eyes for the Blind? Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview a representative. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the White Plains Public Library and the White Plains Public Schools, specifically the Global Ambassadors group http://www.wphsambassadors.org/. Supported by a generous grant from the Shinnyo-en Foundation.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Creative Trailers – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Teens at the White Plains Public Library create trailers, using skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the Library and public schools. Teens produced their own TV news segments focusing on local issues. In these videos, they used iMovie on iPads to create trailers using their imagination and digital skills.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Shinnyo-en Foundation – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

The Shinnyo-en Foundation is a philanthropic arm of the Shinnyo-en Buddhist Order. In this video, Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview representatives of Shinnyo-en. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview various community members, using skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the Library and public schools. Teens produced their own TV news segments focusing on local issues.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Ronald McDonald House – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Want to learn what the Ronald McDonald House is all about? Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview Brittany Parsio, Program Coordinator at the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley. Teens use skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the Library and public schools. Teens produce their own TV news segments focusing on local issues.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Culinary Tech Center – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

Check out this interview featuring Betsy Evans, Director of the Culinary Tech Center. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview various community members, using skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the Library and public schools. Teens produced their own TV news segments focusing on local issues. In this video, they interview Betsy Evans, Director of the Culinary Tech Center.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Women’s World Cup – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2015)

In this video, Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview people about the Women’s World Cup. Teens at the White Plains Public Library interview various community members, using skills they learned during the Summer 2015 TV Production Workshop, a collaboration between the Library and public schools. Teens produced their own TV news segments focusing on local issues.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2015

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

TV Camp Summary – TV Production Workshop (2014)

The Summer Digital Media Workshop is brand new in 2014, and exceeded our highest expectations. The students did an incredible job of researching, gathering graphics, interviewing, and filming, and had tons of fun along the way. This final wrapup episode summarizes the Workshop and capture the essence of what it meant to us and what the kids gained from it. Here’s to more summers of fun and innovation to come!

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Charity Miles – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

Ever wanted to make a difference, but didn’t know how you could? Ever wanted to work out and get in shape, but didn’t have the motivation? Ambassadors will solve both of those problems for you with a new app we’re using called Charity Miles, which tracks the number of miles you walk/run/bike and matches them with money for a charity of your choice! We got involved through a challenge called “Get Fit White Plains” started by our mayor – see how you can get involved, get fit, and make a difference!

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Service Dogs – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

Service Dogs are hugely important, especially to America’s veterans. For veterans of Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan who suffer from PTSD, TBI, or physical disabilities, service dogs can be the difference between a life haunted by the aftereffects of war and a fully functional life. Our students spoke to Kelsey Pastore, who volunteers with an amazing organization called Paws for Vets!

More information: Paws for Vets

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

The Water Challenge – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

Global Ambassador Raina Kadavil recently brought Students Rebuild’s “Water Challenge” to White Plains. The Water Challenge is an art service project that encourages students from around the world to make and send in paper beads that will be matched by money to provide fresh water facilities for 16,000 people in 41 villages in Tanzania! Students spoke to Raina to see what inspired her to work with Students Rebuild on this challenge.
More information: Students Rebuild

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Cyber-Bullying – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

Technology can be a godsend when it comes to learning and communication. But good things in excess can often become evil; in the case of technology, this evil manifests in the form of cyber-bullying. Some of our students have decided to create a story about what cyber-bullying is, and how it has affected the lives of their peers.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

2014 World Cup – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

One of the biggest events of the year was the 2014 FIFA World Cup – people around the world watched, hoped, and waited for the results. Here in White Plains, we have our own cultural melting pot, and our Ambassadors wanted to see what the people around us think about who will rise victorious in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

The Forbidden City – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

A dominant player in our world today is China – but many of us know too little about China’s culture and history. The China Institute is an organization working to educate the public about the many aspects of Chinese society; in particular, through their new books about the Forbidden City. We were able to interview Michael Buening, about these exciting new developments.
More information: China Institute

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

The New NY Bridge – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

The Tappan Zee Bridge has been a crucial part of Southern New York’s economy and lifestyle for decades – but it has recently fallen into disrepair with many problems like traffic and pollution. Luckily, we are having a new bridge built, set to be completed by 2018! We were able to speak to Brian Conybeare, who has been involved in outreach to do with the new NY bridge. Take a look!

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.

Farmer’s Market – INTERVIEW – TV Production Workshop (2014)

Many of us don’t know about the dangers of the food we buy in grocery stores: everything from factory farming to pesticides to GMO’s. This episode explores a fun and healthy alternative to these foods: organic food from your local farmer’s market!

Global Ambassadors Digital Media Workshop Summer 2014

Categories: Global Ambassadors, Teens, and Video.