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Monthly archive September, 2012

Mentoring Monday: Mentor, mentees and students work on yearbook production

South Carolina mentor Marilyn Chapman shares these photos from her visits with her mentees.

Teaching leadership principles through high school journalism classes

When I listened to This American Life’s Back-to-School program on helping students succeed, I was reminded once again of all the great teaching and learning that happens in high school journalism/media classrooms. Host Ira Glass talked with Paul Tough about his new book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character. Tough...

Back-to-school journalism workshop provide training and motivation

by Linda Barrington JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair Wisconsin Mentor From the senior editor who is anxious to make the publication even better than last year to the freshman reporter who is unsure of what she’s gotten herself into, back-to-school journalism workshops provide excitement, motivation and instruction as well as support and guidance for everyone on...