Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Tags Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Tag: Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Teaching students to be engaged citizens

Grant County's Belinda Furman says educators can play an important role in teaching their students to be caring and engaged citizens.

Helping students become reflective thinkers

Grant County's Belinda Furman says teachers can help their students become more reflective thinkers if they intentionally work it into their daily classroom routines.

Growing readers one child at a time

Grant County's Belinda Furman shares how she tried to foster a love of reading among her young students.

Conferring 101

Grant County's Belinda Furman explains why holding brief, regular conferences with your students provides big benefits.

An apple for the teacher

Taylor County's Kellie Jones shares her thoughts about how important it is for teachers to keep their enthusiasm for education alive and well.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year moves from background to spotlight

Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.

As, Bs, Cs and Not Yets

Kentucky’s 2016 Elementary School Teacher of the Year Joshua DeWar asks what would happen if schools stopped handing out failing grades.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year remains a student at heart

Ashley Lamb-Sinclair didn’t realize it at first, but she discovered she was “one of those people who was just born to teach.”

Semifinalists named for 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2016 Kentucky Teacher of the Year Award.

Professional learning needs to align with students’ specific needs

Summer is a time for family fun, travel, and relaxation. Many of us look forward to these months of putting aside all our teaching...