Author: Lindsay Porter

Scholastic Journalism Week 2021 focuses on how journalism makes a difference

By PJ Cabrera, CJE, Scholastic Journalism Week coordinator Scholastic Journalism Week is Feb. 21-27 featuring #WhatWeDoMatters. It is a week that focuses on reminding scholastic journalism students that their work is vital to their community. “The committee wanted to use this week having teachers remind students that what they are doing is important,” said Scholastic…
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Black History Month lesson plans

In celebration and in remembrance, JEA presents three lessons on Black History and the media. Teachers could use these in any media-related course to encourage students of color about the rich history of Black media and Black journalists and to build awareness of potential bias for students of all backgrounds.  Log in to the members…
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Jordan to receive Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named James Jordan, former adviser of the Decamhian at Del Campo High School in Fair Oaks, California, as its 2021 Linda S. Puntney Teacher Inspiration Award recipient. This award recognizes a teacher who, through the teaching and/or advising of journalism, inspired others to pursue…
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3 earn JEA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair Pam Bunka, Jack Denker and Lori Oglesbee-Petter are advisers who have contributed significantly to scholastic journalism throughout their careers. They will receive the Journalism Education Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and be recognized in a video presentation April 10, as part of the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention.…
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Scribner named JEA Diversity Award recipient

By Erinn Harris, MJE, awards chair The Journalism Education Association has named Teresa Scribner, CJE, adviser at Cleveland STEM High School in Seattle, as winner of its Diversity Award. Scribner will be recognized in a video presentation on April 10 during the Spring JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. Receiving honorable mentions are Odyssey Media…
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