Remember sitting in your undergraduate education classes, being bombarded with hypothetical situations to play out in your mind? That was scary. There were lots of things that made us think, “Is that really going to happen?” We had no idea what we were in for.
In 2018, I had the good fortune of hearing a young man named Jemar Lee speak at the annual symposium of what is now called the Aurora Institute. At the time, Jemar was a student at Iowa Big, a leading learner-centered high school. Today, Jemar is a fellow with Education Reimagined, a national leader in learner-centered education and someone I’m proud to call friend.
Erlanger-Elsmere Independent's Amanda Bell shares what she's been thankful for as a teacher for the 2020 school year.
For many, it has taken a global pandemic to remind them of the importance of basic life skills. With restaurants closed and stay-at-home mandates, a growing number of adults have turned to online tutorials, social media recipes, and family and friends to learn basic life skills.
Kenton County's Allison Stacy shares how she structures her classroom hours to ensure she keeps her time on the weekends for her family.
As the head of public higher education in Kentucky, I’m usually asked to deliver at least one commencement address each May. If I were giving one this year, I’d probably start by offering both my congratulations and condolences.
In honor of the 2020 National Teacher Appreciation Week, Kentucky Teacher of the Year Erin Ball sends an open letter to all of the Commonwealth's educators to thank them for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corbin High School's Lauren Shackleford writes about how she is looking forward to reaching the new normal and moving beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 is a global crisis. All of us have experienced a variety of emotions during this time. These feelings may continue for quite some time.
Fleming County's Sarah Davenport shares how COVID-19 impacted her senior year and she learned to cope with the changes.