Youth Powered Video
A Hands-On Curriculum for Teaching Documentary
“Extremely motivating and easy to follow…An excellent resource for hands-on work with middle and high school youth.” — Carol Kennedy
Based on EVC’s 30 years of experience, Youth-Powered Video offers a collection of over 200 pages of lesson plans, handouts, assessment rubrics and model student journals.
TWO DVDs ACCOMPANY THIS GUIDE:
One DVD shows EVC teachers and students engaged in the curriculum lessons. The other DVD offers clips from EVC youth-produced documentaries.
EASY TO USE No prior video experience is required.
ADAPTABLE Use for a week-long unit, an entire semester or an individual activity.
STANDARDS-BASED Curriculum fulfills national and New York State education standards.
AN EXCELLENT RESOURCE For high schools, after-school programs and teacher training courses in secondary school English and Social Studies.