Saturday, October 31, 2020

Welcome to the Literacy Link page

Veda Pendleton McClain is the new editor for KDE’s Literacy Link.
Announcements

Literacy foundation grants open

The Dollar General Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for grants to support literacy projects in schools and communities.
Announcements

Kentucky Reading Project for teachers deadline approaching

The deadline for elementary school teachers to apply to participate in the Kentucky Reading Project is Feb. 26.
Announcements

Louisville Writing Project deadline set

The deadline for applying for the Louisville Writing Project Summer Institute is March 2.
Holly Bloodworth

Kentucky Reading Project: Too good to be true?

The Collaborative Center for Literacy Development’s Kentucky Reading Project provides teachers with free graduate credit, high quality professional learning and a great opportunity to improve their literacy instruction.

An interview with Jefferson County’s literacy instructional coach

Kimberly Mucker Johnson says her unique position allows her to reach out to and learn from a wide range of teachers.

On teaching writing – Part I

If we are to empower our students to become good writers, we must move beyond our former feelings of inadequacy as writers and teach our students how to communicate in a written format.

Writing to learn

Learn how annotating texts can deepen a student’s understanding of the books they read.

Shelby County paving the way in creating thinkers through annotating

For the past five years, through a collaboration among Shelby County public schools, the Ohio Valley Education Cooperative and the Public Education Business Coalition of Denver, teachers in the OVEC region have been able to access professional learning on annotating.
Announcements

Nominations sought for Writing Program Advisory Committee

Nominees should be classroom teachers (K-12) who have an interest in promoting literacy, especially writing, in their classrooms