Monthly archive August, 2012

Mentoring Monday: Help your mentees make plans to attend JEA/NSPA convention in San Antonio

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Now’s the time to be making arrangements to attend the Journalism Education Association/National Scholastic Press Association convention in San Antonio, Nov. 15-18. JEA mentors, you can play a major role in making a trip to the convention possible for your mentees and their students. 1) Make your mentees...

Mentoring Monday: 3 challenges for new teachers

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair New teacher Julia Bethe welcomed more than her third graders to her classrom at Orange River Elementary School in Fort Myers, Fla. A reporter and photographer from The News-Press were there for Bethe’s first day with her students and will be following her through her first year. Not...

Mentoring Monday: The Mentor Toolbox — I Love the Collaborative Assessment Log

By Linda Barrington, MJE JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair, JEA Wisconsin mentor One of the things I like best about the JEA Mentor Program is its emphasis on tailoring each mentoring experience to the needs of the individual mentee.  Even though I may not have experienced the same situations and struggles as each of them, I...