Monthly archive October, 2010

Mentors can help new journalism teachers develop a sustainable approach to teaching and advising

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair When I read “Teaching Secrets: Managing October Exhaustion” in Teacher Magazine online, I was interested in Elena Aguilar’s tips, as I thought the article would provide useful ideas for our JEA mentors, who are working with new journalism teachers and advisers. Her article reminded me of the Phases...

JEA mentors use Survey Monkey to provide monthly reports on their work with their mentees

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The Journalism Education Association‘s Mentoring program is entering its fourth year, with 33 mentors working in 16 states. The JEA Mentoring Committee, the JEA board, the program’s funders and the mentors are delighted at how much progress we’ve made in helping new journalism teachers be successful in their...