Even 10 years ago, the phrase “less than a computer but more than a calculator” might have generated a collective shoulder shrug from students. But that was then, and this is now. Educator Mike Sexton envisions such devices as learning tools in the years to come.
For the second year in a row, students at Miles Elementary School (Erlanger-Elsmere Independent) won’t receive grades. Yet teachers and the principal say students and their parents are better informed about what the children know – and what skills and information they still need to master. Bryant Gillis, in his seventh year as principal, said he never figured out in his 36 years in education what an A really means.
GIS, GPS tools guide students through surroundings By Susan Riddell firstname.lastname@example.org Ever wondered why a certain plant is prominent in one part of your county but not another? Maybe you’re curious as to how urbanization and growth affect...
Meet Erika Webb, the 2011 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.
By Matthew Tungate email@example.com Kentucky’s seven 2010 Schools to Watch (STW) seem very different on paper. Four are spread across rural parts of Kentucky, while three are in Louisville suburbs. Two have fewer than 150 students,...
Bullitt County school psychologist Misty Lay began working with a defiant 2nd grader who spent most of his time in the principal’s office and not learning. But over the next three years, Lay worked with him on both his behavior and his academic needs to overcome a learning disability.
Nami Stager, science and writing teacher at Northern Elementary School (Fayette County), is this year's winner of the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
In 1963, Jeffrey Jamner’s kindergarten teacher in New York begged his parents to get him piano lessons. The now-classically trained concert pianist said he was a “non-responsive” child who only became interested in school when his teacher played music.
Twenty Floyd County teachers are in the final year of a three-year leadership-focused professional development program established through a unique partnership with Morehead State University.
Districts excel at keeping parents involved in students' school lives, learning