Monthly archive February, 2013

Celebrating JEA Scholastic Journalism Week — Journalism students decorate 45 cookies to celebrate 45 words of First Amendment

by Sue Fuller JEA mentee I got the idea for the 45 cookies to recognize the 45 words of the First Amendment from the JEA listserv to do in conjunction with the JEA Scholastic Journalism Week. I baked the sugar cookies the night before and then took the cookies to school along with white frosting,...

Apps for mobile devices help create multimedia stories

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair What apps are the best for enabling students to tell multimedia stories? Allissa Richardson, a faculty member at Bowie State University, provided some answers in her session “Top Apps for iPod Storytelling” at the Journalism Interactive conference in Gainesville, Fla., this weekend. Richardson, the Director for Mobile Learning...

High school newspaper staff covers shooting of former student

Editor’s note: Steve Hanf teachers Intro to Journalism and is the newspaper adviser at R.J. Reynolds High School, Winston-Salem, N.C. His JEA mentor is Martha Rothwell. by Steve Hanf News reports from the neighboring city that Monday morning were tragic, yet not terribly noteworthy from 25 miles away: two dead, two wounded in a domestic...