As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Classroom Close-up, NJ, an NJEA/NJTV Digital Media studio will be featured at the NJEA Convention. Located at the back of the hall, the studio will host an array of activities, including live tapings for shows on NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, and workshops on VITALNJ, NJTV’s online teacher resource website.
Come watch live tapings of Classroom Close-up, One-on-One with Steve Adubato and NJ Today’s anchor and managing editor Mike Schneider. Meet the producers and learn how NJTV programming can enhance the classroom with digital professional development and online resources.
Classroom Close-up has been on the air for 20 years and has won 11 Emmys. NJEA’s program focuses on the good things happening in New Jersey public schools. For the past three years, Classroom Close-up has aired on NJTV, contributing to quality public television programming in New Jersey. To learn more about the show and watch the hundreds of stories that have aired over the years featuring thousands of NJEA members and their students, go to classroomcloseup.org.
VITAL (Video in Teaching and Learning) is the NJ edition of PBS LearningMedia, the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, VITAL is free for educators. For more information, go to vitalnj.pbslearningmedia.org.
The goal of the Digital Media studio is to educate members of the education community about all the content and resources both Classroom Close-up and NJTV have to offer.