Anyone in need of an online copyright tutorial or refresher might consider listening to this video explanation of how to access and distribute information from the Web responsibly. In addition to a visual of the various copyright licenses, the narrator has a New Zealand accent, hence the titled video “Creative Commons Kiwi.” Below is a quick summary […]
Edublog offers a Teacher Challenge for creating a blog. Although many from this site might be able to create one without a guide, I found the camaraderie and the step-by-step tips helped me reach a goal (even though, technically, I haven’t exactly reached my goal yet!) Of the eight steps, I am slugging along at Step […]
From April 16-19, the spring national high school journalism convention took place in Denver. The four days of programming included a variety of sessions, competitions and activities for student journalists to participate in. On Saturday, the Best of Show winners were announced as well as the 2015 Online Pacemaker winners. See the Best of Show […]
In my American Studies class last week, my students tried something new — whole-class, simultaneous editing of one document. (We were looking at Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Letter from a Birmingham Jail). This might sound chaotic (it was) and a little risky (one kid did, at one point, delete the entire text by accident, to which […]
Join the JEA Digital Media Committee at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, in Denver (and bring a friend)
The JEA Digital Media Committee (the group responsible for this site and a host of other things) will be meeting in Denver at the JEA/NSPA Spring National High School Journalism Convention. The meeting will be 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, in Plaza Court 2, Concourse. It’s an open meeting so please show up and feel free […]
It’s that time of year where advisers start looking toward the upcoming school year, most notably finding the next set of leaders for publications. Kirkwood High School journalism adviser, Mitch Eden shares his thoughts on the podcast.