Techreation takes the guess work out of integrating technology into the classroom, program or summer camp. With a few cameras, computers and our 40-page interactive program guide, you’ll be on your way to empowering young people to share their voices and act in their communities. Fancy equipment and expert-level digital skills NOT required!
Techreation uses digital media as a catalyst for young people to examine issues of active living in their lives and their communities.
- Designed as a 15-hour program but easily modifiable for longer or shorter programs
- Aimed at six to 11 year olds or with modifications for middle school students
- Meets a number of National Health Education and National Educational Technology Standards.
“The Civic Voice Curriculum draws on state of the art knowledge about how to help young people engage in public life. Trained staff and peer mentors provide great technology training in the communication skills that are useful in so many areas of life. Learning ho to address community issues with effective advocacy is a great way to meet service requirements.” – Dr. Lance Bennett, professor and director of the University of Washington’s Center for Communication and Civic Engagement.
“Digital media technologies offer unprecedented opportunities to help young people learn to engage with public life. Learning how to develop public voices and sustainable networks can be enhanced through access to technology, content production and skills training.” – University of Washington’s Center for Communication and Civic Engagement.