Grant County's Belinda Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, thinks there are a lot of similarities between packing for a vacation and preparing for a new school year.
Kentucky is now one of the national leaders in student empowerment due to a $41 million Race-to-the Top-District grant the U.S. Department of Education awarded in 2013 for a project between the Green River Regional Educational Cooperative and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative.
What happens when you combine six creative teachers, 150 enthusiastic 2nd-graders and a desire for project-based learning? You get six totally amazing and highly successful businesses!
Each May the Kentucky School for the Blind (KSB) celebrates Founder’s Day, an event that commemorates its rich history of providing educational services to Kentucky students who are blind and visually impaired. This year’s event is especially significant because the school is celebrating its 175th anniversary.
Frankfort Independent's Heidi Givens describes why she changed her teaching beliefs regarding the rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing students.
Knox County's Beth Lovett shares her story of how she became a teacher leader and how other teachers can find their own leadership path.
Taylor County's Kellie Jones shares her thoughts about how important it is for teachers to keep their enthusiasm for education alive and well.
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.
Rowan County teacher Allison Slone and student Madison Marie Ortega share their thoughts on why student voice is an increasingly important factor in education in the Commonwealth.
Taylor County's Kellie Jones says students may come with different experiences – and it’s important to keep up with the changing times – but connect with them on an emotional level and you will have an experience that remains embedded in their hearts and minds.