Thursday, September 21, 2017

Keys to an effective writing program

During the past two years, literacy consultants serving on the Writing Program Review team at the Kentucky Department of Education had the opportunity to visit schools to observe writing programs and provide feedback for next steps.

KDE literacy consultants offering sessions on feedback

Kentucky Department of Education literacy consultants Jamee Barton and Teresa Rogers are offering a new professional learning series that dives into current research about the...

Student poems sought for anthology

Western Kentucky University is celebrating National Poetry Month in April by asking grade 6-8 teachers and school librarians to encourage their students to write original poetry for consideration for publication.

Kentucky Reading Association Conference registration open

The Kentucky Reading Association is seeking proposals for its annual conference Oct. 26-28 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville. The conference theme is, “Open...

Murray State NCTE chapter holding student poetry contest

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to enter the Potpourri Poetry Contest sponsored by the Murray State University chapter of the National Council of...
Alyssa Wray, of Boyle County High School, stands on stage with her fellow poets as she competes in the Kentucky State Finals of Poetry Out Loud. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 7, 2017

Poetry, loud and proud

Students from across the state traveled to the Grand Theatre in Frankfort March 7 to take part in the state finals of Poetry Out Loud.

Applications open for Purchase Area Writing Project Summer Institute

The Purchase Area Writing Project Summer Institute is accepting applications for the 2017 Summer Institute, scheduled for June 5-23.

Kentucky Storytelling Conference seeks workshop proposals

The Kentucky Storytelling Conference is accepting workshop and pre-conference session proposals on any aspect of storytelling for the conference, scheduled for Nov. 3-4 at...

Deadline extended for Kentucky Reading Project

The deadline for the 2017 Kentucky Reading Project has been extended until March 15.

Kentucky Literacy Celebration: Literacy for ALL!

Originating from a mere idea in 2010 to highlight many of the great strides Kentucky has achieved in literacy across the Commonwealth, the Kentucky Literacy Celebration has served as a celebratory event in which to share the many successes throughout the state.