Saturday, November 25, 2017

Feedback: A recipe for future action

KDE's Teresa Rogers explains how teachers can craft their feedback to help students improve, rather than shutting down.

Feedback: A missing piece of formative assessment

Feedback is an important part of student growth, but if not done well, can actually hurt student performance.

Proposals sought for English teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Learn about “Everything Write” at WEKY conference

The Morehead Writing Project and Coffeetree Books are hosting the annual WEKY “Everything Write in Kentucky” Conference 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Breckinridge Hall on the Morehead State University campus.

Meet KDE’s literacy team

Jamee Barton, Whitney Hamilton, Micki Ray and Teresa Rogers are the Kentucky Department of Education's literacy team.

Revisiting text complexity

With implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards in 2009, grade-level reading bands shifted to reflect the higher expectations needed to prepare students for college and careers. Along came new conversations and resources, defining text complexity.

Kentucky Storytelling Conference to be held in Louisville

Registration is open for the Kentucky Storytelling Conference Nov. 3-4 at the Hotel Louisville.

Proposals sought for English/language arts teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (KCTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Workshop on teaching economics through children’s literature planned

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering a free professional learning workshop on teaching economics and personal finance through children’s literature Oct. 19 at Drury Inn in Bowling Green.

Kentucky Reading Association Conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Reading Association (KRA) Conference Oct. 26-28 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.