Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Conferences

Speech team seminars available

Speech activities are gearing up for the 2020-2021 school year, even as students and teachers navigate a changed learning environment.
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.
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.
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.
Conferences

Louisville Writing Project offering argument writing seminar

The Louisville Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project based at the University of Louisville, is offering a three-part Virtual Administrator’s Academy on argument writing for Kentucky teachers.
Conferences

Virtual training available Nov. 11 on teaching STREAM classes

Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
Contests

KET Young Writers Contest welcomes stories

The KET Young Writers Contest gives students in grades K-8 the opportunity to ignite their imaginations through creative writing. The contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning and empowers children to celebrate creativity and build literacy skills by writing their own stories.
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.