Monday, April 23, 2018
Amy Bolar

A different way to get students to buy in

Fleming County's Amy Bolar said when you are trying to get student buy-in, it might be best to focus your efforts on a particular small set of students.

It’s time to revisit graduation requirements

It’s been eight years since any significant changes have been made to Kentucky’s graduation requirements. Eight years is a long time in our economy.
Amelia Brown

Being a teacher means continuing to learn

Kenton County's Amelia Brown says pursuing National Board certification is a major investment of time and resources, but teachers and students benefit by trying to stretch their abilities.

Creating a new focus on literacy

As parents and educators, we need to recognize that teaching children to be literate citizens has its place in all of the classes we teach in Kentucky’s schools.
Stacey Russell

School counselors: A key to student success

Boone County's Stacey Russell explains how the role of school counselor has changed over the years and why it's so important for counselors to have the time to focus on student needs.

Equity means doing what is right for each and every student

When most educators hear the word “equity,” they usually think of issues related to race or of someone relinquishing some rights, services, power or privileges so that members of under-served groups can benefit. Equity is so much more than either of those notions, and the truth is that everyone wants equity.
Belinda Furman

Teaching students to be engaged citizens

Grant County's Belinda Furman says educators can play an important role in teaching their students to be caring and engaged citizens.
Steve Martell

Creating community opportunities in the math classroom

Henry County's Steve Martell says getting community members into your math classroom is important to show students how math applies in the real world, but you need to ask them strategic questions to get the most out of the visit.

Why CTE Matters

February is national Career and Technical Education Month. I think it its a great idea to have a month where we as a nation can take the time to learn more about and appreciate all that career and technical education offers our students.
Dana Lee Thomas

Feedback: Moving students toward success

Marion County's Dana Lee Thomas describes how the feedback provided by live scoring student writing can help both students and teachers.