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Variety of summer workshops offered for journalism students

February 9, 2015

Although summer might be a distant vision for those still shoveling out from recent snowstorms, the time is now for students to start planning which summer journalism workshops they will attend. Thousands of students from across the country will extend their learning into the summer months by attending...

Broadcast teacher shares her grading strategy

February 3, 2015

The key to grading is finding what works for you and being consistent, says Eva Coleman, a 2013 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute fellow and an audio/video production instructor at Frisco ISD Career and Technical Education Center in Frisco, Texas. In the field of education, standards and strategies...

JEA mentees benefit from Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

JEA mentees benefit from Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

January 26, 2015

The Reynolds High School Journalism Institute and the JEA Mentor Program help beginning journalism teachers make a successful transition into journalism teaching. The mentor program relies on the expertise of veteran teachers who can help fledgling advisers develop effective instructional strategies...

First Amendment education goes beyond the textbook

January 20, 2015

In Peter Paccone’s classroom, every Monday is “First Amendment Monday.” The San Marino High School social studies teacher encourages students in his U.S. government classes to look for news stories and editorials that raise First Amendment issues and email him a description and a link for extra...

Meet the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute directors

January 12, 2015

The Reynolds High School Journalism Institute’s four directors help shape the program and guide participants in their learning each summer. Under the leadership of Steve Elliott, Candace Perkins Bowen, Roger Gafke and George Sylvie, participants receive invaluable instruction and networking opportunities...

Internet resources make data and investigative journalism easier to produce

January 6, 2015

Information and statistics available on the Internet have made data and investigative journalism more accessible and easier to produce. It’s no longer limited to professional journalists; students can produce data journalism and conduct investigative reporting. “I love investigative journalism and love when my students passionately pursue seeking the truth and reportin...

Teacher revives student news media after attending ASNE’s Reynolds High School Journalism Institute

December 15, 2014

Carlos Briano had a newspaper problem. The El Dorado (Texas) High School teacher couldn’t get enough students to maintain the school’s newspaper. Although the school had an award-winning yearbook, its newspaper didn’t receive much attention. “My newspaper was going in the opposite direction...

Reynolds High School Journalism Institute boosts teacher confidence, strengthens skills

December 8, 2014

After attending the Reynolds High School Journalism Institute this past summer, 135 teachers from across the country now feel more confident in their ability to teach diverse topics ranging from news writing to social media. "Teacher training is essential to vibrant student media programs,” said Le A...

Reynolds High School Journalism Institute applications now available

December 1, 2014

Applications for the 2015 Reynolds High School Journalism Institute, the premier summer workshop for secondary-school advisers, are now available at SchoolJournalism.org. The Institute, administered by the American Society of News Editors’ Youth Journalism Initiative, is held at four universities across...

Don’t miss your chance at $1,000 for teaching the First Amendment!

November 25, 2014

If you teach the First Amendment in your classroom, then you could be eligible to win $1,000. The 1 For All First Amendment Challenge is awarding teachers and schools for innovative teaching of the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. Fo...