Saturday, February 17, 2018
Steve Martell

Creating community opportunities in the math classroom

Henry County's Steve Martell says getting community members into your math classroom is important to show students how math applies in the real world, but you need to ask them strategic questions to get the most out of the visit.

Why CTE Matters

February is national Career and Technical Education Month. I think it its a great idea to have a month where we as a nation can take the time to learn more about and appreciate all that career and technical education offers our students.
Dana Lee Thomas

Feedback: Moving students toward success

Marion County's Dana Lee Thomas describes how the feedback provided by live scoring student writing can help both students and teachers.
Belinda Furman

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.

Pushing forward

2018 holds the potential for foundational changes that will lead to a stronger and more effective system of public education in Kentucky. However, we are at a pivotal point in the Commonwealth.
Belinda Furman

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.

Student input vital in education

One of the curious things in education is while we tend to seek input from educators, parents and community members when making policy decisions, we don’t always seek input from those who are affected most by those decisions – the students.

Counselors play vital role in preparing children for life

The role of the school counselor has changed pretty dramatically since most of us were in school. At the Kentucky Department of Education, we realize the important role that counselors play in each and every school.
Belinda Furman

Conferring 101

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

A strong classroom foundation keeps your students’ learning on track

Franklin County's Jennifer Meo-Sexton explains why it's worth the time to build a strong classroom community based on respect.