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SNO FLEX gets our stamp of approval for new responsive design, photo display options, fresh design options, low cost and money-saving potential

SNO FLEX gets our stamp of approval for new responsive design, photo display options, fresh design options, low cost and money-saving potential

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under TOP STORIES, Uncategorized, WEB

(May 22, 2013) -- SNO FLEX is the latest, greatest upgrade you should have from School Newspapers Online, the leading provider of websites for high school and college newspaper programs across the nation. The new responsive design allows your news site to be easily read on a smart phone, tablet or computer. I...

Why we highly recommend School Newspapers Online for scholastic journalism programs

June 25, 2012


Filed under ADVISERS, SPOTLIGHT, TEACHERS & ADVISERS, Uncategorized, WEB

We've been using School Newspapers Online here at NW Scholastic Press for over a year now. Started by a journalism teacher and a software trainer and project manager/product manager, they've anticipated almost everything you will need, making it easy to get started and easy to quickly develop a strong, j...

Combine a little creativity and your own words to create word and tag clouds and the possibilities are endless

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

June 9, 2012


Filed under LESSONS, Uncategorized, WEB

By Rob Melton Word clouds have been around for a while now, but recent improvements how to make them are reviving interest in using them more creatively across all media platforms. Originally, word clouds directed blog readers to the most used words or most read blog entries. Recent advancements in ...

5 Lessons From The Oregon Daily Emerald’s Digital Reinvention

Dan Reimold, Assistant professor of journalism at the University of Tampa

June 4, 2012


Filed under LIBRARY, SPOTLIGHT, Uncategorized, WEB

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Editor-in-Chief of The Emerald next year is adviser Catherine Hampton's former EIC at Marshfield High School. "I am so proud of him and absolutely amazed at what he is doing," she told us. "I hope others read this because it is just a great article." --RM This story originally appeared on the pbs.org Media...

Quill & Scroll: Connecting Your Story to the Web

Tyson Braun, search engine specialist with EngineWorks, a Portland, Ore., search engine Internet marketing firm

January 30, 2012


Filed under QUILL & SCROLL, Uncategorized, WEB

By Tyson Braun The Internet is vast but can fit each of us. Our news can be precisely what we are interested in reading, and “The Office” is on when we’re ready to view it. A challenge for this made-for-consumers medium is the need to locate the information. Some day, literally every bit of i...

Shockingly small percentage of online student media in public high schools, says study

December 1, 2011


Filed under SOCIAL MEDIA, Uncategorized, WEB

When the North Clackamas School District eliminated the student newspapers at its three high schools to start a district-wide online student newspaper, adviser Lorraine Stratton knew it would be a steep learning curve for everyone — including administrators. Many of the concerns administrators had...

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