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High School Journalism Awards Contest
High School Journalism Matters
The latest study from the NAA Foundation shows a positive link between high school journalism and academic achievement. Click here for the executive summary.
Virtual Lawyer The Student Press Law Center’s Virtual Lawyer is ready to conduct a short online interview with you that will assist it in finding general answers to your media law questions and/or direct you to the best resources for additional information.
Coaching Tomorrow's Journalists This ONLINE course, developed in partnership with NewsU at The Poynter Institute, outlines a variety of ways to capture the attention of rookie reporters and shape their training. You'll learn what to say (and what not to say) when offering feedback, and you'll have access to colleagues who share your joys as well as your challenges in working with eager young journalists.
News University Online training for journalists and journalism students
Beginning Reporting For beginning reporters and their teachers. By Jim Hall, The Free Lance-Star
Give Them the Keys
News writing, writing to persuade; feature writing, editorial writing; advertising and more.Thirty-three ready-to-use lessons, divided into stand-alone units, make it easy to pick and choose what works with your curriculum.
"Not only is [this] a good resource, I plan on stealing it before it comes out. I'm getting ready to teach editorial writing and this will actually make it much easier to do. The information is excellent!" Sue Gill, journalism teacher, Stafford High School
Multigenre Research Projects
Twenty one-page lessons with rubrics show students how to write and produce the many genres used in the newspaper. Topics include editorial, feature story, hard news, advice column, sports article, reviews, summaries, info-graphics, ads, and more. Students use this knowledge to produce a newspaper as a Multigenre Research Project on a curriculum topic.
Newspapers Inspire and Enlighten
A great resource for introducing students to newspapers. Topics include news gathering, newspaper sections, types of writing, advertising, production, history, careers and terms.
Press Ahead! A Teacher’s Guide to Creating Student Newspapers
This guide serves as both a teaching tool and a planning guide. It includes background on the different elements of a newspaper and a planning guide for students to produce their own newspapers.