Video Storytelling in the Classroom: Michael Hernandez

Video Storytelling in the Classroom: Michael Hernandez

Learn how Michael Hernandez—an award-winning cinema and broadcast journalism high school educator—uses video to empower his students to become digital storytellers.


5 - 12+


Storytelling, Filmmaking

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Michael Hernandez is an award-winning cinema and broadcast journalism educator who founded the Media Arts program at Mira Costa High School in California, United States. He is an Apple Distinguished Educator, Google for Education Certified Innovator, PBS Digital Innovator, the 2015-16 Los Angeles County Teacher of the Year, and a member of the National Geographic Teacher Advisory Board. A filmmaker at heart, Michael knows good storytelling can change minds and have a positive impact on the world, and for the last two decades he’s been putting that into practice in his teaching.

This video was developed in partnership with Adobe, as part of a series of courses called Storytelling for Impact.

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Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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