Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Kara Stevenson delivers instruction during a guided reading lesson. Students are whisper reading independently as Stevenson listens to one student read. Pictured from left are Pembroke Elementary School 1st-graders Garrison Meacham, Anniston Meriwether, John Michael Arivn, Camden McGehee and Aiden Riley. Submitted picture by Jennifer Meacham

Exploring guided reading through leveled readers

Christian County's Kara Stevenson explains why and how you can use guided reading in your classroom.

KCTE conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (KCTE) annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Children’s Literature Conference bringing authors, illustrators to Asbury

Asbury University will host the Asbury Children’s Literature Conference to promote awareness of new youth literature March 24 on the Asbury campus in Wilmore.

KET Young Writers Contest welcomes stories

The KET Young Writers Contest gives students in grades K-8 the opportunity to ignite their imaginations through creative writing. The contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning and empowers children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing their own stories.

Kentucky Humanities expanding reading and storytelling program

Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.

Applications opening soon for Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant

KyCL-FLUENT, the title of Kentucky’s birth to grade 12 approach to literacy planning, addresses the gaps in early learning, transition points along the way and issues of equity.

Sign up for Louisville Writing Project’s miniconference

Sign up now to attend a writing miniconference hosted by the Louisville Writing project.

Feedback: An ever-evolving art

KDE's Teresa Rogers explains how teachers need to ensure their feedback is manageable, clear and equitable to help their students improve.

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.

Feedback: A missing piece of formative assessment

Feedback is an important part of student growth, but if not done well, can actually hurt student performance.