Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Essential instructional practices in early literacy

Amid all the rhetoric, how do you choose solid instructional practices to improve the literacy skills of students in your classroom?

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...

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.

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.

Why I read to my high school students

Kenton County's Kristina Slusser shares her thoughts on why she thinks teachers shouldn't stop reading to their students once they leave elementary school.

Equity and educator diversity in Kentucky

For the past several months, the Kentucky Department of Education has focused on developing a strategic plan to increase the number of diverse educators in Kentucky.

The gift of a good book

The Kentucky Department of Education's Veda McClain shares how she developed her love of reading and how she tries to instill it in others.

Getting SMART about mathematics and literature

The Kentucky SMART Books project has launched a website featuring lesson plans utilizing popular children’s literature to address both mathematics and literacy content.