Saturday, March 6, 2021

MakerSpace making a difference in Boone County

School district has created a regional hub where students can become innovators, inventors and creators.
Special education teacher Andrea Meyer, stationed in Kuwait, waves goodbye to her class at Lincoln Trail Elementary School (Hardin County). Photo by Amy Wallot, Dec. 14, 2011

Hardin County teacher serves her students and her country

Meyer helps special education students from across the globe, and they help her, too.
Rhonda Orttenburger works with students at Kit Carson Elementary School (Madison County). Photo by Amy Wallot, Dec. 9, 2014

Make your voice heard by taking the KCAS Challenge

Some of those who've taken the survey say it's important for teachers and others to weigh in.
Trinity Brown, an 8th-grader at Robert D. Campbell Junior High School in Clark County, designed and built a claw machine as her passion project in John Chaney's Innovation Lab. Students in the class get to spend nine weeks working a project of their choosing. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 23, 2016

Passion fuels learning in Innovation Lab

Students at Robert D. Campbell Junior High in Clark County spend nine weeks taking charge of their own learning.

OP mentoring sessions spur students to pursue STEM careers

Students who were sophomores participating in Kentucky’s first Operation Preparation back in 2012 will be graduating high school in a few months. Two of those students, Brooke Dossett and Alex Kearns, remember their Operation Preparation...
Language arts teacher Erin Yates, center, shows 8th-grade students Deja Rozier and Olivia Lenberger the websites Tween Tribune and Teen Ink for their summer reading pleasure at Fredrick Law Olmstead Academy South (Jefferson County).

Teachers should encourage student ownership of summer reading selections

Summer reading programs including more options for students.