Monthly archive December, 2012

Strategies for successful teaching and media advising in 2013

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Now’s the time that we’re all reviewing 2012 and setting those New Year’s resolutions for 2013. Business writer Eva Del Rio’s recent column provides a good way to guide a start-of-the-year conversation with your mentees. Del Rio, who offers advice to business professionals, recommends making three lists as...

Plan now for summer workshops for high school media students and advisers

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair The holiday break. Students and teachers alike are looking forward to some time off from the regular school routine. Not having papers to grade or deadlines to meet can mean that advisers have time to do initial planning for summer workshops that they or their students can attend....

Tjan’s venture capital firm uses questions to promote productive mentoring relationships

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Tony Tjan would agree on our approach to the JEA Mentoring Program. Tjan is the chief executive and a founder of Cue Ball, a venture capital firm in Boston, and was interviewed for The New York Times Corner Office profile. A major part of the interview with Tjan...

Free to Tweet contest encourages students and advisers to apply the power of Twitter to promoting the power of the First Amendment

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair From now until Dec. 15, 140 characters could mean $5,000. The First Amendment Center is sponsoring the second “Free to Tweet” event, which encourages high school, community college and university students (14 and older) to tweet their support of the First Amendment. By tweeting support for the First...