The KET Young Writers Contest invites students to share their stories through illustrations, short stories and poems. The contest is open to students in all grades and is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning and to empower children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing their own stories.
Amid all the rhetoric, how do you choose solid instructional practices to improve the literacy skills of students in your classroom?
Franklin County's Rachel Medina helped her Spanish students with their presentational writing skills by getting them to write original children's stories or adapt an existing one with a new twist.
By Teresa Rogers email@example.com According to the 2015 Kentucky Behavioral Risk Factor Survey, more than half (59 percent) of Kentucky residents have experienced at least one...
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.
The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.
A workshop for teachers on infusing literacy curriculum with humane education content will be April 7 at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
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.
KDE's Teresa Rogers explains how teachers need to ensure their feedback is manageable, clear and equitable to help their students improve.
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.