Sunday, November 18, 2018

KDE seeking feedback on proposed ELA and math assessment blueprints

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the proposed English language arts and mathematics assessment blueprints.

National WWII Museum offers student essay contest

The National WWII Museum is focusing its 2018 student essay contest on the duty of art and artists during times of war and conflict in conjunction with its special exhibit, “So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope.”

LWP workshop focuses on developing schoolwide writing plan

The Louisville Writing Project will host its annual Administrators Academy beginning Oct. 26 at the University of Louisville.

Authors will visit schools as part of retooled Kentucky Book Fair

The Kentucky Book Fair is expanding to a week-long festival in 2018, and the format of its Kids Day also will change. Six popular authors will visit 10 rural schools across Kentucky Nov. 12-16 during Kentucky Book Festival School Days.

KCTE seeking proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference, which will be Feb. 22-23 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Literacy-focused workshop targets middle school math, science teachers

The Louisville Writing Project will host the 2018-19 Adolescent Literacy Project, a literacy-focused workshop for middle school mathematics and science teachers July 17-20.
Jennifer Wilcox

Small group phonological awareness instruction

Hardin County's Jennifer Wilcox shares her tips for how she keeps reading instruction focused during small group rotations.

Morehead Writing Project presents Online Summer Institute

The Morehead Writing Project will offer its Online Summer Institute July 2-27. The asynchronous seminar allows teachers who are unable to attend a traditional invitational summer institute the opportunity to participate in the National Writing Project (NWP) experience.

Kentucky Youth Storytelling Competition accepting entries

Young Kentuckians ages 7-17 are eligible to enter the 2018 Kentucky Storytelling Association’s Youth Storytelling Competition.

Feedback sought on revised reading and writing standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the revised Kentucky Academic Standards for Reading and Writing, formerly known as English/language arts standards.