Category Archives: What's happening?
JEA mentors Georgia and Wayne Dunn visited their mentee Rebekah Yzenski and her staff on deadline night. Yzenski is a first-year adviser at Sheridan High School in Thornville, OH, and advises The General Idea. The General Idea is an 8-page … Continue reading
by Digital Judy JEA Mentoring Committee An announcement for a new learning site from TED Talks called TED-Ed looks interesting. The idea behind TED-Ed takes videos from TEDTalks or YouTube and “flips” them for the students. Just so you are … Continue reading
All the mentors are discussing professional development for mentees and documenting our work with new teachers. Linda Barrington is discussing the completion certificate she developed to give mentees who complete their two years in the JEA Mentoring Program.
Mentors broke into small groups and then shared strategies. Carol Smith reported for her group, including Marilyn Chapman and Babs Erickson (holding poster).
By Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair JEA mentors are attending the Mentor Forum, a day-long workshop of sessions. New mentors are attending training to join the mentoring team. We’re in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
Mentoring Monday: Survey collect information about high school advisers who teach broadcast or video
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair JEA members are being asked to complete an online survey about advising student media that include broadcasting or video. I’m especially interested in the results, as I’m involved in collecting the data. I … Continue reading
Peggy Gregory and Katy Gray staff the Meet the Mentors table in the JEA Bookstore. They answer questions about the mentoring program and offer advice to new journalism teachers.
by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair Here’s a question I received from a new journalism teacher: “I have a couple of students who have told me that because journalism is an elective, they think it should be more fun. They’re … Continue reading