FLEX On Your Newsfeed
To expand on some of the concepts introduced during FLEX On The News, I researched, wrote, animated, edited, and added voice-over, sound effects and music to a series of 8 video deep-dives into information and news literacy skills.
I chose topics based on what I felt were the most valuable skills, as well as what participants responded most strongly to during our News Literacy Workshops.
I decided to go with a completely animated format (rather than screen captures) which meant a lot more work, but also made these topics more approachable and visually engaging. I created all animations Keynote (MacOS PowerPoint), which is slightly unorthodox, but it works for me.
The series was built for Instagram TV, in order to meet students where they're at, and the tools they're learning are specifically designed for fact-checking and verifying information that a person might see in their newsfeed.
Check them out, remastered for widescreen, below: