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TAJE Region Workshop: Houston, Oct. 28

TAJE Region Workshop: Houston, Oct. 28

Greater Houston Area Journalism Workshop When: October 28 Where: Alief Kerr High School Speakers: David Graves, Hal Schmidt, Samantha Berry, Andrea Negri, Leland Mallett Cost: $5 for Cy-Fair and Alief ISD students; $10 for other districts Register by October 23: http://bit.ly/2wBZmNS...

TAJE Region Workshop: East Texas Oct. 10

TAJE Region Workshop: East Texas Oct. 10

TAJE will host a FREE workshop at Longview High School on October 10. Lunch will be provided. Leland Mallett will be our guest speaker. RSVP to Paige Dyer or email for more details. dyerp@whitehouseisd.org ...

The Big Shot – Photo Class

The Big Shot – Photo Class

Join us a day early for the #NHSJC in Dallas and the #BiGShot In a street fair-style atmosphere, Mike McLean, Cade Cleavelin, Derek Gower and associates will lead students in a lighting-on-location workshop from Trinity Grove Overlook Park. Build your flash photography skills with the Dallas skyline as...

Houston Relief Effort

Houston Relief Effort

Scholastic journalism departments are coming together to assist other student media programs affected by Harvey. Our hearts are with our colleagues, their students and schools impacted by Hurricane Harvey. We know the destruction is far from over, but we appreciate the reports of safety...

Negri Hired As New Contest Director

Negri Hired As New Contest Director

TAJE hired Andrea Negri as the organization's newly created Contest Director.  The role of Contest Director is responsible for the following duties: Manage and administer online and on-site contests for TAJE’s Fall Fiesta. Oversee writing of contest rules Oversee the writing of contests ...

Centex UIL Virtual Meet

Centex UIL Virtual Meet

[Official Contest Form] Deadline for entries is Nov. 28 Cost is $10 per entry Entries turned in after the deadline will be $15 per entry Payments due to TAJE PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES: All entries MUST be entered in MachForms at http://bit.ly/2x5sPQK Contests are sched...

Why A High School Journalism Class is Important

Why A High School Journalism Class is Important

I had a teacher friend who writes for an education blog, visioninpracticeblog.wordpress.com, ask me to write about why a journalism class was important. Here's what I shared ...

Why Social Media Is Important

Why Social Media Is Important

“It’s not if we use social media, it’s how well we do it.” As journalism teachers in 2017, we must be promoting our programs, stories, books, students, successes and...

Having photographers submit an AP Portfolio well worth time

Having photographers submit an AP Portfolio well worth time

by Brenda Slatton It’s always a good time to think about offering your photography students AP credit. Through AP exams, your students will have the opportunity to earn...

Margaret Edmonson

Margaret Edmonson

Number of years teaching 16 years Name(s) of media you advise Smithson Valley High School Valley Ventana, The Ranger yearbook, The Ranger Report broadcast, valleyventana.o...

Paige Dyer

Paige Dyer

Number of years teaching 15 Name(s) of media you advise "Wildcat" Yearbook, "Paw Prints" Newspaper, Journalism I, Photo Journalism, UIL Journalism Academic Team S...

Rebecca Pollard

Rebecca Pollard

Number of years teaching 17 Name(s) of media you advise The Leopard Yearbook School Name & City Lovejoy High School, Lucas Most unusual item in/on your desk? Hair Drye...