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iMotionHD: Great iPad app for creating stop motion video

by Judy Robinson Mentoring Committee One of the several apps I shared with the mentors at the JEA/NSPA convention in San Francisco this past spring was iMotionHD.  It’s a great app and worth reviewing again or sharing with those of you who weren’t able to attend in San Francisco. Creating stop-motion video or time-lapse photography...

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: New Online Resource TED-Ed

by Digital Judy JEA Mentoring Committee An announcement for a new learning site from TED Talks called TED-Ed looks interesting. The idea behind TED-Ed takes videos from TEDTalks or YouTube and “flips” them for the students. Just so you are comfortable with the verb flip you should know that:  “Flip” is meant to indicate that...

Teamwork involved in planning workshops for mentors

The Mentor Forum for experienced mentors and the Mentor Academy for new mentors required teamwork. Mentor Committee members (left to right in photo) Mary Anne McCloud, Bill Flechtner, Nick Ferentinos, Judy Robinson and Peggy Gregory led discussions and group activities on topics ranging from recruiting new teachers to using smartphone and iPad apps.

Mentors answer questions about Mentoring Program — and offer advice

Ellen Kersey and Bill Flechtner, both Oregon mentors, staff the Meet the Mentor table at the JEA/NSPA convention in Seattle.

Mentors wrap up a busy day of workshop sessions

All the mentors are discussing professional development for mentees and documenting our work with new teachers. Linda Barrington is discussing the completion certificate she developed to give mentees who complete their two years in the JEA Mentoring Program.

JEA mentors meeting at JEA/NSPA convention in Seattle

By Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee co-chair JEA mentors are attending the Mentor Forum, a day-long workshop of sessions. New mentors are attending training to join the mentoring team. We’re in the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.