Literacy

Meet KDE’s literacy team

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

By |2017-09-14T11:22:08-04:00September 21, 2017|

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.

By |2018-10-05T14:20:52-04:00September 21, 2017|

KDE seeks teachers to participate in standards reviews

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking English/language arts and mathematics teachers from all grade levels to participate in review and revision of the Kentucky Academic Standards. Senate Bill 1 (2017) calls for the review and revision of the KAS every six years. Selected team members will meet in Frankfort for three to five days during the 2017-18 school [...]

By |2017-08-17T08:58:15-04:00August 17, 2017|

Louisville Writing Project plans mini-conference

The Louisville Writing Project will host a mini-conference on writing and reading strategies for K-12 teachers and college professors 16 and on writing college essays Sept. 9 at Davidson Hall on the University of Louisville campus. The workshop will include special strands on writing with special populations, such as special education and ESL students, and a writing workshop in elementary [...]

By |2017-08-10T08:41:34-04:00August 10, 2017|
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