young PODCASTERs: SPRING 2018 session overview


WHEN & WHERE TO MEET

  • PCY: Mondays, 3pm- 4:30 pm at Library (January 29 - April 23)

If you wish to register and pay for the class online, please visit the online registration form

To create accurate class rosters, please register online regardless of payment method. If you wish to pay by check or use a voucher from La Canada Flintridge Education Foundation, please check the appropriate boxes during the checkout process to by-pass online payment. If the course of your choice is closed, please submit your child’s / children’s information to be placed on a waiting list. Thank you.


WHAT TO EXPECT

Students will produce a podcast interviewing family, community hero and celebrity heroes.
Students will learn mechanics of podcast, write letters to their heroes, develop interview scrips,
conduct live/ phone interviews and broadcast their works thru iTunes. It would be awesome to
have students’ interview aspiring figures such as Michelle Obama, Elon Musk, Barbara Boxer,
Adam Schiff etc; the sky is the limit.


CLASS FORMAT

  • Once a week, 1.5-hour meeting for 12 weeks
  • 20 students per class with 2 instructors (Minimum of 12 students to start a class)
  • Students in teams of 4, with oldest as team leader
  • Classes are conduct in stations with activities to keep students moving

WHAT TO BRING

  • A light snack (A bag of munchies & water)
  • A positive attitude and an inquisitive mind!

PROGRAM WEEKLY SCHEDULE

  • Week 1 – Orientation. Identify your heroes
  • Week 2 – Write letters to your heroes
  • Week 3 – Podcast format discussion. Complete & deliver letters
  • Week 4 – Interview preparation. Develop interview scripts
  • Week 5 – Interview techniques. Develop interview scripts
  • Week 6 – Podcast recording techniques. Rehearse interview scripts
  • Week 7 – Podcast editing techniques. Interview role play
  • Week 8 – Podcast editing techniques. Interview role play
  • Week 9 - Podcast review & critique
  • Week 10 –Write thank you letters to your guests
  • Week 11 - Submit Podcast to iTunes
  • Week 12 – Recognition & celebration

VOLUNTEER NEEDED

We encourage the participation of parents as mentors of our young entrepreneurs. Please contact Eric or Zach to let us know if and how you can participate


INVESTMENT

  • General registration: $365 per 12-week session.
  • $150 scholarship: Please visit the online registration form for scholarship availability.
  • Best Friend Bonus: If you signup with a friend, we will refund $50 at end of registration period as a Best Friend Bonus. Be sure to provide Best Friend Bonus information when making payment online or write us a note when drop-off a check*.
  • Please drop-off checks at school offices (PCY, LCE or PCR). Make checks payable to “School-X” and place student name(s) on the checks*.

*To create accurate class rosters, please register online regardless of payment method. If you wish to pay by check or use a voucher from La Canada Flintridge Education Foundation, please check the appropriate boxes during the checkout process to by-pass online payment. If the course of your choice is closed, please submit your child’s / children’s information to be placed on a waiting list.


REFUND POLICY

  • Full refund for students withdraw prior class starts
  • 50% refund for students withdraw after class started
  • No refund for students withdraw 3 weeks after class started

If you wish to register and pay for the class online, please visit the online registration form

If class of your choice is closed, please submit your child’s / children’s information to be place on a waiting list. Thank you.


The best way to predict the future is to create it.
— Peter Drucker