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NewsVrooming with the Girl Scouts at Dover Area Community Library

So, last night was super fun.

I joined co-workers Brittany Wilson and Sarah Chain to kickoff the NewsVroom’s yearlong initiative of visiting York County libraries.

We traveled to Dover Area Community Library, where I had the opportunity to present my ideaLab project to Girl Scout Troop #20195.

Before a mock press conference, I discussed basic apps (QuickVoice, iMovie, Notability, 360Pano, etc.) and I got to play this video of this old man with his funny cane.

The best part: One of the girls recommended I go set up my “office” at Chuck-E-Cheese.

Loves it.

Here are some photos from the event:

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I had to drive the NewsVroom van, because — let’s be honest — everyone else was scared to.

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#boyer101: The best high school journalism workshop session EVER.

That’s me, molding young minds.

For the York Daily Record/Sunday News 19th annual high school journalism workshop, I presented my ideaLab project and the concept of the “mobile newsroom.”

I also did something that made at least two of my colleagues cringe.

During my 45-minute session, dubbed #boyer101, I allowed the self-proclaimed snarkiest member of the audience to tweet AS me from MY account, @laurenboyer.

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Kids say the darndest things … from MY Twitter account. #boyer101

  1. For the York Daily Record/Sunday News high school journalism workshop, I allowed one member of the audience to tweet AS me from MY account.
  2. Here’s what happened:
  3. First, I had to warn the Twittersphere what was about to happen.
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    This account is about to be hijacked by high school #journalism students. Everybody watch out. It’s #boyer101
    Thu, Apr 26 2012 10:29:33
  5. From there, all hell broke loose. As you can tell, they took my idea of “mobile” offices VERY seriously.
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    yeah I get paid to hangout at gas stations that’s whats up #boyeronthemove
    Thu, Apr 26 2012 10:44:01
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