Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Poetry Out Loud contest open to high schoolers

High schools are invited to participate in Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation contest in which students recite poems at class, school, state...

Kentucky Text Set Project connects teachers and books

The Kentucky Text Set Project is intensive training designed to help teachers begin creating challenging, grade-level specific texts sets over a variety of engaging literacy and literary topics.

Louisville Writing Project announces mini-conference

The Louisville Writing Project’s Writing Mini-Conference will be 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Aug. 27 at the University of Louisville’s College of Education.

Kentucky Reading Association conference set

Mark your calendars for the Kentucky Reading Conference, scheduled for Oct. 28-29 at the Galt House in Louisville.
Teresa Rogers

A tool to build academic language in grades 6-8

The Strategic Education Research Partnership has created a free resource to increase students’ opportunities to develop academic language, discussion and argumentation skills.

Nominations sought for Writing Program Advisory Committee

Nominees should be classroom teachers (K-12) who have an interest in promoting literacy, especially writing, in their classrooms

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.