Monthly archive January, 2012

Mentoring Monday: Alabama mentee guides literary magazine staff to national recognition

JEA mentee Tanya Bowman learned just before the holidays that the 2011 issue of Spectrum, the literary magazine she advises, had earned a Columbia Scholastic Press Association Gold Medalist designation. Bowman teaches at Huntsville (Ala.) High School and is in her second year as adviser to Spectrum and first year as JEA mentee of Nora...

Mentoring Monday: ‘Newspapers in the Digital Age’ provides quick and insightful overview to changes in news delivery

[slideshow] by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair If you want to provide a tour of a newsroom and hear from a number of experts in the media without having to take your students on a field trip, PBS Teachers has a great video for you. Newspaper in the Digital Age is an insightful discussion...

Mentoring Monday: 3 JEA mentees named JEA Rising Stars for 2012

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair Congratulations to the three JEA mentees who have been named as JEA Rising Stars for 2012 – Jody Evans, Evelyn Lauer and Jessica Young. What a great way for the JEA Mentoring Program to enter the New Year. The Rising Star program was established to recognize “teachers with...