Saturday, January 29, 2022
Whitney Hamilton

Developing globally competent K-5 readers and writers

KDE's Whitney Hamilton says global competency is a natural fit with English language arts.
Jennifer Wilcox

Simple ways families can enhance their child’s phonological awareness

It’s never too early to start children on their paths to reading success.
News

KDE seeking feedback on proposed ELA and math assessment blueprints

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on the proposed English language arts and mathematics assessment blueprints.
Announcements

Literacy foundation grants open

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

Equity and educator diversity in Kentucky

For the past several months, the Kentucky Department of Education has focused on developing a strategic plan to increase the number of diverse educators in Kentucky.

Welcome to the Literacy Link page

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

Finding teacher renewal in the woods

The Teacher Renewal Summer Institute is an opportunity for educators at all levels to learn, grow and make lasting relationships through common interests.

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.
Spotlight

Reeling in students for summer science and literacy with ‘Shark Week’

Oldham County's Kathy Beardsley integrated the Discovery Channel's 'Shark Week" and hands-on science activities at a Summer Literacy Camp for a one-of-a-kind science and literacy experience.