Saturday, September 23, 2017

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.

Frazier museum presents student matinees on the works of Poe

The Frazier History Museum in Louisville is presenting a matinee series of “Tales of Poe: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Brought to Life” for students in grades 6-12 Sept. 28-29 and Oct. 4-6 at the museum in Louisville.

KDE seeks teachers to participate in standards reviews

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking English/language arts and mathematics teachers from all grade levels to participate in review and revision of...

An instructional guide to the new English II EOC exam

The Kentucky Department of Education will host a series of training sessions on the new end-of-course exam for English II. Eight sessions will be...

Louisville Writing Project plans mini-conference

The Louisville Writing Project will host a mini-conference on writing and reading strategies for K-12 teachers and college professors 16 and on writing college...