The Content Generation Workshop

Satellite Location Host Resources

 

We appreciate your support as a satellite host for the 2023 Content Generation Workshop. This page provides pertinent links and other key information you can use to spread the word about the event and attract registrations.

Content for Communications & Marketing Materials

Please don’t hesitate to copy and paste the blurbs into communications within emails, newsletters, parent updates, social media posts, and other communications to students, educators, parents, and other members of your school community. 

Text for Invite Communications

 

Join us Wednesday, October 18th virtually or in-person for the 4th annual Content Generation Workshop–a unique student-focused workshop that exposes students to content creation concepts like visual branding, video production, and copywriting, as well as bigger picture themes like storytelling, student voice, digital citizenship, and community.

<<your location name>> will serve as a satellite location for the main event, held live on October 18th at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, Nebraska and hosted by Class Intercom (a leading edtech company and proponent of digital citizenship. 

October 18, 2023
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. central
<<your location’s address here>>

Registration is available for student teams with an educator chaperone either in person or virtually and with or without swag items. 

  • In-person ($100 for a team of up to 10 students)
  • Virtual with Swag ($100 for a team of up to 10 students)
  • Virtual without Swag (FREE!)

Register Now

Text about Themes & Presenters

 

The Content Generation Workshop will welcome a diverse group of speakers, including the likes of Emmy-winning sports reporter Erin Sorensen; social media influencer Noah Young (whose unique storytelling and relatable content has amassed millions of followers); and executive producer, author, and filmmaker Kristin Sukraw. The event will also feature student ambassadors and faculty from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Jacht Ad Agency, a full-service, student-run enterprise, and the university’s award-winning College of Journalism

Content for Social Posts

 

Post 1 

<<your location name>> is an official satellite location for the 2023 Content Generation Workshop! In partnership with Class Intercom, we’ll welcome students near and far here in <<city, state>> on Wednesday October 18th for a hands-on student workshop. Along with other satellite locations all over the country, we’ll broadcast live from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s main campus (just a few blocks from Class Intercom’s headquarters). 

Interested in joining the fun? Learn more about the event and register at https://classintercom.com/2023-cgw-registration/. 

 

Post 2 

Looking for ways to expose students and staff to skill-building opportunities and experts in journalism, creative writing, graphic design, video production, creative storytelling, and digital media? The 2023 Content Generation Workshop is a national event powered by Class Intercom that connects students all over the country for a full-day workshop. 

We’re thrilled to host local students as a satellite location for this year’s event! Registration is open now for student groups (with chaperones) of up to 10 students! 

Register now: https://classintercom.com/2023-cgw-registration/. 

 

Post 3 

The deadline to register to attend the 2023 Content Generation workshop at our satellite location in <<location>> is October 1st! Register teams of up to 10 students to attend in-person or virtually here: https://classintercom.com/2023-cgw-registration/

Text for Communicating to Parents/Teachers/Admins

I’m reaching out to inform you that <<student name>> is part of a student group slated to attend a workshop event on October 18, 2023 during the school day. The event will feature speakers, experts, and other unique learning opportunities surrounding themes like content creation, writing, editing, marketing, photography, design, branding, and similar themes. <<Student>> is expected to prepare for their absence from classes during that day and should be in touch ahead of this planned absence to ensure they do not fall behind. I’m happy to answer any questions you may have regarding the event, this student, or anything else.

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Content Generation Workshop FAQs

Is the Content Generation Workshop for students in specific classes such as journalism, broadcast, English, et cetera?

Is the Content Generation Workshop for students in specific classes such as journalism, broadcast, English, et cetera? 

All students who are creating content (for social media, websites, marketing, and other types of storytelling, for example), should attend. Students should definitely attend if they’re making social media content for their school, perhaps as part of a class or club or the start of a social media team. 

What ages/grades should attend the Content Generation Workshop?

What ages/grades should attend the Content Generation Workshop? 

We do not set age parameters for this event. We have traditionally had primarily high school teams, as well as a couple middle school groups.

Why attend the Content Generation Workshop?

Why attend the Content Generation Workshop? 

The event is a great day of hands-on learning from industry experts in a higher education environment that helps student see the possibilities surrounding their passions and interests. Students also learn from other students, are challenged by hands-on/real-time activities, and walk away more knowledgeable and inspired to create compelling content for their school and district!

How many people can attend from my school?

How many people can attend from my school?

Schools can register teams of between 4 and 10 students. Each team must be accompanied by at least one adult sponsor.

Is an adult sponsor/chaperone required for student groups attending?

Is an adult sponsor/chaperone required for student groups attending? 

Yes. Each team can be up to 10 students and must be accompanied by at least one adult sponsor.

Can you provide a template or suggest what to communicate to the teachers of students attending the event?

Can you provide a template or suggest what to communicate to the teachers of students attending the event? 

You can find communications templates, invite info, links, graphics, schedule info, and other promo materials on this page: Satellite Location Host Resources.

Is there an invitation template for Satellite Location Hosts to use to recruit students from surrounding schools?

Is there an invitation template for Satellite Location Hosts to use to recruit students from surrounding schools? 

You can find communications templates, invite info, links, graphics, schedule info, and other promo materials on this page: Satellite Location Host Resources.

What is a quick hit challenge?

What is a quick hit challenge? 

Throughout the day, students will be issued quick hit challenges, where they are challenged to think differently about creating content and prompted to produce a post that reflects on their schools/students/or school community in a certain way. The timer is set for 3 to 5 minutes and students break off into groups to execute. When time is up, they submit their entries to social media using a specific hashtag. These challenges help them collaborate, apply their learning, and think differently about how they create content and what opportunities exist to find and tell great school stories.

What do teams get if they win a quick hit challenge?

What do teams get if they win a quick hit challenge? 

We will judge and select a winner/winning entry for each quick hit challenges. In-person and virtual attendees can participate in these challenges. Winners receive limited edition Content Generation crewneck sweatshirts.

What is expected of students during the Content Generation Workshop?

What is expected of students during the Content Generation Workshop? 

Students are expected to be engaged participants, ask questions, collaborate with their team, and come to learn.

Where should teams go to register?

Where should teams go to register?

Adult sponsors/chaperones can register their student teams here: https://classintercom.com/2023-cgw-registration/