Muslims throughout the United States and the world are marking Ramadan, a holy month observed by fasting and prayer. According to a survey from the Pew Research Center, most Muslims in the U.S. celebrate and fast during daylight hours.
Student Reporting Labs is seeking video diaries and/or interviews with Muslim students to explore how schools and teachers accommodate fasting students, and what can be done better.
Go HERE to complete the assignment.
ON CAMERA IDENTIFICATION: For the record, please say and spell your full name (first and last) on camera. Also please describe how you want to be identified in this video. For example, “I’m an 11th grade student at Canyon High School in Santa Clarita, California” NOTE: SRL’S EDITORS NEED THIS INFORMATION AND WON’T BE ABLE TO PUBLISH YOUR VIDEO WITHOUT IT
Before uploading your video, watch it. For video diaries, is it great or should you re-record? Submit your raw video and transcripts using this SUBMISSION FORM to submit your materials. ONLY THE BEST 5 PER SCHOOL OR CLASS. Work individually, with your editor or as a class to identify the most compelling interviews. Signed Media Release Forms are required for anyone who appears on camera under 18 years of age. Use this link. You do not need to sign it if you already have this year.
USE/DOWNLOAD: RAPID RESPONSES SKILLS AND STANDARDS CHECKLIST
EXAMPLE OF DESIRED COMPOSITION FOR RAPID RESPONSES:
Subject is looking at the camera, centered, from the chest up, normal headroom.