Sunday, September 27, 2020
Announcements

Applications opening soon for Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy grant

KyCL-FLUENT, the title of Kentucky’s birth to grade 12 approach to literacy planning, addresses the gaps in early learning, transition points along the way and issues of equity.
Spotlight

Feedback: An ever-evolving art

KDE's Teresa Rogers explains how teachers need to ensure their feedback is manageable, clear and equitable to help their students improve.
Spotlight

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.
Spotlight

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.
Announcements

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.
Spotlight

Meet KDE’s literacy team

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

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.
Conferences

Kentucky Storytelling Conference to be held in Louisville

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

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.
Announcements

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.