Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tips and tools: 3-Act Tasks

3-Act Tasks are free instructional tasks that give all students an opportunity to engage in the mathematics through problem solving and reasoning.

Keep your skills sharp with this virtual learning opportunity

Explore this virtual professional learning opportunity that keeps you learning in the field of mathematics from the comfort of your home.

Check out these upcoming mathematics conferences

Make plans now to join fellow mathematics educators and participate in these statewide collegial learning opportunities.

Feedback: A recipe for future action

KDE's Teresa Rogers explains how teachers can craft their feedback to help students improve, rather than shutting down.
Caldwell County High School's agriculture teacher J. Wes York works with members of the school's FFA Poultry team as they prepared for national competition. York recenlty was named as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year by the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Photo submitted

ACTE names Kentucky agriculture teacher as national award finalist

The Association for Career and Technical Education named J. Wes York, agriculture teacher at Caldwell County High School, as the 2017 ACTE Region II Teacher of the Year.

#KyLChat provides statewide school librarian professional network

Heidi Neltner, a former school librarian in the Ft. Thomas Independent school district, had been using Twitter to connect with colleagues around the world for many years. Then in 2013, she decided to introduce Kentucky school librarians to this professional networking venue by creating #KyLChat.

Artisans leading hands-on holiday workshops in Berea

Registration for the Make It, Take it holiday workshops in Berea is open. With the guidance of expert artisans, master craftspeople and sustainability experts, participants can create a handmade gift worthy of becoming a family heirloom, and educators can learn new skills to share with their students and receive professional development credit.

Madison chemistry teacher wins KSTA award

Elizabeth Howard, a chemistry teacher at Madison Central High School (Madison County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) High School Teacher of the Year.

Kentucky Book Fair brings writers and readers together

The Kentucky Book Fair, an annual event sponsored by Kentucky Humanities, brings together authors and readers to celebrate literacy in the state.

IU offering Teaching about Asia seminars

The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University is accepting applications for the 2018 NCTA Teaching about Asia seminars, to be held at IU Southeast in New Albany, Ind., and at Berea College beginning winter 2018.