A passion for storytelling combined with a love of learning led Emily Arnold, CJE, on a roundabout path to become the yearbook adviser at Haltom High School in Haltom City, Texas, and a 2015 JEA Rising Star award winner.
Allie Staub not only embraces change, she initiates it. Staub made changes in the yearbook program at Westfield Middle School in Westfield, Ind., which led to a national award-winning yearbook and to her receiving a 2015 JEA Rising Star award.
May 4-8 is Teacher Appreciation Week, so all of us at Walsworth Yearbooks are excited to honor teachers everywhere. We get the chance to work with amazing teachers every day and we see first-hand the difference they make in the lives of students, which is why this week is so important.
The Spring 2015 issue of Idea File magazine is here, and a lot of information was packed into the feature articles in this issue that will help you start to make early plans for next year.
After many years of being a yearbook adviser and journalism teacher, I was in a rut. At the end of the 2014 school year, I vowed I would revamp my curriculum and try to find new and exciting ways to introduce the world of journalism to my students. There was a buzz in the teaching community about a technique call the Flipped Classroom.
Traditional sectional coverage can get pretty boring after awhile. One way to change things up is by using umbrella coverage, which is beginning to challenge chronological coverage in popularity.
If you have decided to add augmented reality to your book, Aurasma provides some easy-to-use tools for managing and organizing all of your digital assets.
Do you want to ease any stress you are feeling and begin next year without so much chaos? Then a summer yearbook workshop is the answer!
For many high school students, working on the yearbook staff provides the perfect experience to prepare them for college life and beyond.
Continuing in the tradition of creative marketing that led to YearBlinko, the yearbook staff at Shawnee High School recently organized their latest fun promotion around Valentine’s Day.