Thursday, September 21, 2017

Shelby County paving the way in creating thinkers through annotating

For the past five years, through a collaboration among Shelby County public schools, the Ohio Valley Education Cooperative and the Public Education Business Coalition of Denver, teachers in the OVEC region have been able to access professional learning on annotating.

Writing to learn

Learn how annotating texts can deepen a student’s understanding of the books they read.

Murray teacher slows summer slide with reading program

Murray Independent’s Holly Bloodworth discusses how her summer reading program helps prevent the summer slide in reading achievement.

Summer 2016 literacy professional learning opportunities

Check out these literacy professional learning opportunities and find out how you can help your students become better readers and writers.

On teaching writing – Part I

If we are to empower our students to become good writers, we must move beyond our former feelings of inadequacy as writers and teach our students how to communicate in a written format.

An interview with Jefferson County’s literacy instructional coach

Kimberly Mucker Johnson says her unique position allows her to reach out to and learn from a wide range of teachers.

Join in the Kentucky Literacy Celebration

March 2016 has been designated as Kentucky Literacy Celebration, with a month-long recognition of the importance of literacy.
Holly Bloodworth

Kentucky Reading Project: Too good to be true?

The Collaborative Center for Literacy Development’s Kentucky Reading Project provides teachers with free graduate credit, high quality professional learning and a great opportunity to improve their literacy instruction.

Literacy Design Collaborative 101

Kelly Philbeck, the Literacy Design Collaborative lead for Kentucky, shares her expertise on how the teacher-friendly literacy system distributes the responsibility for reading and writing across content areas.

Louisville Writing Project deadline set

The deadline for applying for the Louisville Writing Project Summer Institute is March 2.