Sunday, May 20, 2018
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Small group phonological awareness instruction

Hardin County's Jennifer Wilcox shares her tips for how she keeps reading instruction focused during small group rotations.

Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition accepting entries

Young Kentuckians ages 7-17 are eligible to enter the 2018 Kentucky Storytelling Association’s Youth Storytelling Competition.

Kentucky Writing Project offers summer professional learning courses

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering several professional learning courses through its summer academy and summer professional development programs.

Teaching grammar with authentic texts

Bullitt County's Stacy Crawford Bewley shares what she uses to help her students focus on writing, particularly on grammar and mechanics.

Applications open for Purchase Area Literary Academy

Applications are being accepted for the Purchase Area Literacy Academy, which will be offered this year as an online class through Murray State University in July.

SREB offering trainings on literacy, math courses for struggling students

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has developed two sets of courses designed to increase student preparedness in literacy and mathematics, and training on both will be offered this summer.

Student poems sought for CAVERNS anthology

“CAVERNS: Kentucky Middle School Poetry is celebrating April as National Poetry Month by asking grade 6-8 teachers and school librarians to encourage their students to write original poetry for consideration for publication in the 2019 edition.

Strategies to develop successful writers

Louisville Writing Project Fellow Sheryl Block shares tips for how you can help your students become proficient writers.

The challenge of summarizing expository text in intermediate grades

The ability to summarize informational text in a clear, concise manner does not come easily to all students. This high-level skill is particularly daunting for students who struggle with reading, oral language and attention.

Creating a new focus on literacy

As parents and educators, we need to recognize that teaching children to be literate citizens has its place in all of the classes we teach in Kentucky’s schools.