Saturday, May 27, 2017

KASC offers multiple professional learning academies focus

The Kentucky Association of School Councils (KASC) is offering several professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators this summer in Bowling Green and Lexington.

Keys to an effective writing program: Disciplinary literacy

Education researchers have begun to refine the concept of how content reading and writing differs from disciplinary literacy.

Literacy professional learning opportunity: Making Feedback Matter

Refine your ability to provide feedback that moves learning forward. Join Kentucky Department of Education literacy consultants Jamee Barton and Teresa Rogers as we dive into current research aimed to uncover the critical elements of feedback.

Kentucky Writing Project offering learning opportunity

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering a summer academy in several locations across the state to help educators improve their students’ writing.

Lt. Gov. Hampton launches Bluegrass Book Buddies

The Bluegrass Book Buddies is an initiative inviting Kentuckians of all ages to try reading in a fresh way through meaningful community and shared experience.

Applications open for Purchase Area Literary Academy

Applications are being accepted for the Purchase Area Literacy Academy at Murray State University’s summer academy July 10-21 for teachers in grades 5-12. The academy...

Essential instructional practices in early literacy

Amid all the rhetoric, how do you choose solid instructional practices to improve the literacy skills of students in your classroom?

Keys to an effective writing program

During the past two years, literacy consultants serving on the Writing Program Review team at the Kentucky Department of Education had the opportunity to visit schools to observe writing programs and provide feedback for next steps.

KDE literacy consultants offering sessions on feedback

Kentucky Department of Education literacy consultants Jamee Barton and Teresa Rogers are offering a new professional learning series that dives into current research about the...

Student poems sought for anthology

Western Kentucky University is celebrating National Poetry Month in April by asking grade 6-8 teachers and school librarians to encourage their students to write original poetry for consideration for publication.