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three students sitting at a table and looking at a pile of yearbooks

When approaching the new school year, the Walsworth Training Resources page is a great way to kickstart your planning. Whether you are a brand new or veteran adviser, the content for marketing, curriculum and professional development keeps you organized and efficient in your preparation. You can find everything from back-to-school checklists, social media graphics, webinars,…

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Who doesn’t love a good folder hack? Utilizing a folder system for your staff to keep important documents will provide you and your team with a one-stop-shop for all things yearbook. Here are some essentials you need to consider for your staff folders. Folder Types Folders with pockets are ideal for this system since you…

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August 17, 2021 / Curriculum / Fall 2020 / Staff Management

Updated by Walsworth Yearbooks Grading the yearbook is difficult and often leads to more questions than answers when designing a curriculum to meet your school policy. Without traditional assignments and exams, the bulk of the grades focus on the deadlines leading up to the finished product of your yearbook. This can be achieved by dividing…

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November 5, 2019 / Curriculum

Jumping into work on yearbook is exhilarating, exhausting, fun and maybe even a little confusing. What are all these words, phrases and acronyms you’re hearing, such as colophon, folio and CMYK? We’re here to help! Use this handy list to learn commonly used yearbook terms and avoid confusion when talking to fellow yearbookers or your…

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October 9, 2018 / Curriculum / Staff Management

We know that grading a yearbook class isn’t always straightforward. There’s so much to consider and many factors you don’t have in other classes. We’re here to help with our newest resource for yearbook advisers, Sooo… How am I supposed to grade a yearbook class? Download your copy to learn from four experienced advisers who…

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February 28, 2018 / Curriculum / New Advisers / Staff Management

In a yearbook utopia, the new teacher would have a journalism degree, take photos like a pro, be able to manage a group of teenagers with aplomb and truly understand the importance of deadlines in the production of any publication. In reality, though, the yearbook adviser many times has little or no publishing experience and only lasts an average of two years. Following these tips can lead to happier advisers who stick with the job.

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September 1, 2016 / Curriculum / Online Design

With the arrival of the 2016-17 school year, Walsworth has added even more content to yearbookhelp.com, continuing to make it the most comprehensive online help resource for yearbook staffs. Take a look at what’s new in Yearbook Help: Online Design Tips and Tricks – On the Using Online Design page, you will now find instructions…

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August 16, 2016 / Curriculum / News

The newest edition to Walsworth’s Yearbook Suite curriculum – the “New Advisers Field Guide to Yearbook” – is now available as a PDF download in the Yearbook Suite section of walsworthyearbooks.com. This informative new unit is designed to help advisers navigate the world of yearbook, teaching them what to do and when, and will specifically…

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