As Hartford Public Schools and the Weaver Steering Committee continue to prepare for the new Weaver High School, students from Hartford’s Journalism & Media Academy (JMA) are working with Weaver alumni to understand what it means to be a Weaver graduate. JMA is one of the three schools that will be fused into one Weaver… Read More
On Tuesday, March 5th, Journalism & Media Academy (JMA) students shared their completed school song with JMA Principal Sheldon Neal. “I think this is excellent, what you’ve all done. And I’ve been dreaming of the day this room would fill up,” remarked Neal. Over the past few weeks JMA students have written lyrics, reorganized tracks,… Read More
The Haunted Mansion demo is a two player cooperative game. How to play: Defeat ghosts, find keys, and exit the screen to move onto the next level. Boy controls: “WASD” to move and “Spacebar” to fire. Girl controls: “Arrow Keys” to move and “Enter Key” to fire.
The Loco Maze is a two player maze racing game. Beat the other play to the end flag to win! How to play: Choose a maze with the mouse. Move the cars with the “WASD” and “Arrow Keys” on the keyboard. First car to the flag at the end wins!
Photon Phorce is a love letter to the 80s arcade era. Johnathan’s painstakingly crafted visual and audio aesthetic compliments classic gameplay to create a modern love letter to the golden age of arcade video games. How to play: “Arrow Keys” or “WASD” to navigate the menu and move your ship. “Spacebar” to select on the… Read More
CT Public Learning/Journalism & Media Academy (JMA) junior Raegan Byrd is eagerly awaiting the start of this summer, but not just for the vacation. During March of this year, Raegan was selected as one of 23 students accepted for the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab Academy, an all-expenses paid summer journalism immersion at PBS in Washington,… Read More
Congratulations are in order to CT Public Learning students whose work was recently recognized by the 2018 National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Boston/New England Student Awards for Excellence. CT Public Learning is incredibly proud of our student nominees from both our High School and College/University programs, as their projects were singled-out for… Read More
Congratulations are in order to Katie Eber, who was recently selected as the Poet Laureate of Wallingford, CT! Eber, an Education Specialist for Outreach at CT Public Learning, was chosen out of a pool of applicants after submitting a portfolio of her work to a search and review committee comprised of members from the Wallingford… Read More
On Friday, March 16th June Archer and Eleven28 Entertainment hosted the third annual 100 Women of Color Gala at The Bushnell Theater in Hartford. The Gala recognizes contributions made by women of color in business, education, entrepreneurship, entertainment, government, public service and the impact they have made on the lives of people throughout the State of… Read More
From March 5th-9th, the eighth annual SXSW EDU was held in Austin, Texas. Through collaboration, creativity and engagement, the weeklong conference and festival empowered its global community of educators to connect, discover and impact teaching and learning. One educational initiative that caused a major splash at the conference was Thinkalong™, CT Public Learning’s online media literacy… Read More