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90 second news challenge

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ABC Splash are running a 90 second news challenge for students. Students are challenged to create a 90 second news video based around the theme ‘What do we need to know about your community in 90 seconds’.

Find more information, resources, tips and full details of how to enter here.

News reports can be created using a mobile phone or video camera or this would be an excellent activity for students to do using the iPads. Entries are open now and the competition closes on June 10. The best videos will by published on the ABC Splash site.

I’ve written about ABC Splash here or you can find out more about ABC Splash here.

Young writer’s award – entries open!

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Your students may be interested in this:

The Melbourne Library Service Young Writer’s Award competition has launched for 2014. Entries are open to young people aged 10-25 for short stories, poems or graphic/comic short stories. Finalists will have their work published online with the overall winners from each age group and category receiving cash prizes.

Entries open 30 April 2014 and close on 31 August 2014.

Read more on the Melbourne Library Service website or download this YWA Poster to print and display in your classroom.