Monthly archive October, 2012

Developing teacher leaders through JEA Mentor Program

by Georgia and Wayne Dunn Ohio Mentors As members of the first set of mentors, we have had the privilege of working with 18 beginning advisers — some for two years and some for three. All but one of those mentees are still in education. Two others are not currently advising because their programs were...

Mentoring Monday: Poor minority schools found to lack student media

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair I was interested in this blog post about high school media by Richard Prince on The Root. Prince comments on the study done by Peter Bobkowski, Mark Goodman and Candace Perkins Bowen that found poor minority schools lack student media. “Schools that reported having no student media had...

Mentoring Monday: Magazine staff creates content and does printing

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 full-color magazine. In addition to creating the content for the magazine and doing the page...

Mentoring Monday: How high school media can use Pinterest

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Pinterest is one of the new rages in technology, allowing users to “pin” photos of interest to a virtual board and then share their photos with others. People have been using Pinterest to share their wardrobes and get fashion tips, to swap recipes, and to share vacation photos....