About Pedro Cabrera

After graduating from Texas State University in 2011 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication Studies, Mr. Cabrera moved to Houston to teach in Aldine ISD. After two years, he moved back to San Antonio, Texas to begin teaching at the high school level in Judson ISD, where he teaches journalism and is in charge of managing the school’s student newspaper and campus yearbook. He received his Masters of Arts in Communication Studies from Sam Houston State University in 2015. Along with teaching journalism, he is also an adjunct professor of communication, teaching a dual-credit speech communication class.

Schools Must Have A Standard for Student Publications

This time of year is the worst time for a journalism advisor. The campus yearbook, the school’s biggest group project if you really think about it, is finally distributed for the school and community to see after months of intense creative designing, photo editing, late night work sessions, and high-pressure deadlines, all to selflessly chronicle [...]

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Ways To Discover if ‘Fake News’ is Actually Fake News

Journalists are vital in making sure that a democratic country stays democratic. They are tasked at keeping the establishment accountable for the people in order to avoid a corrupt government, and for the people to make logical and rational political decisions. There is no other profession mentioned in the United States Constitution because the Founders [...]

How To Teach Creativity In A Test Driven Culture

I am blessed to have what many other teachers don’t: autonomy.  A 2014 Forbes article listed the top 10 skills wanted by employers: ability to work in a team structure, the ability to make decisions and solve problems, the ability to communicate, the ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work; and the ability to obtain and process [...]