Common Core

EQuIP video demonstrates Student Work Protocol

A video offering an overview of how teachers can strengthen Common Core-aligned lessons through the Student Work Protocol has been released by Achieve and Teaching Channel. The video, the latest in the planned series that is part of Achieve’s Evaluating Quality Instructional Projects (EQuIP) initiative, is available for viewing on Teaching Channel's website. The Student Work Protocol is a process [...]

By |2020-09-28T10:32:38-04:00November 20, 2014|

Kentucky teachers named to “DreamTeam”

Congratulations to the four Kentucky teachers who have been named to the LearnZillion 2014 Dream Team. Dr. Kimberly Johnson, Waggener High School, Jefferson Co. Holly Milam-Bush, Greenwood High School, Warren Co. Kelly Boles, Betsy Layne High School, Floyd Co. Leslie Lloyd, Bullitt East High School, Bullitt Co. Together, they represent 29 years of classroom experience. These Kentucky teachers join a [...]

By |2020-10-30T08:45:31-04:00May 22, 2014|

‘Book-mob’ Common Core learning event coming up

The Kentucky Department of Education invites every educator in the state to join Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs for a book-mob, a four-week online study (Feb. 20-March 19) of Dr. Jacobs’ Mapping to the Core LumiBook (eBook). This is an unprecedented opportunity to access free Common Core guidance from the most renowned experts on the subject and is available to all [...]

By |2014-02-12T14:53:22-05:00February 13, 2014|

Teacher selected to participate in national education summit

Dixie Heights High School (Kenton County) English teacher Kris Gillis was selected to participate in the three-day 2013 NBC News Education Nation Summit at the New York Public Library. This year’s event focused on what it takes to get a student through the public education system, ready for success in college, career and his or her community. The cornerstone of [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:07:21-04:00October 10, 2013|

SPEAK Conference targets speaking and listening skills

The Speech Professional Education Association of Kentucky (SPEAK) annual conference at will be at the University of Kentucky Sept. 27. The SPEAK conference is geared toward teachers who want to incorporate more the Common Core Speaking and Listening skills into any type of classroom. In addition, this conference targets sponsors of forensics (speech, drama, and debate) to help them begin [...]

By |2013-09-10T14:18:03-04:00September 10, 2013|

Elements of Drama PD targets Common Core

StageLab’s Elements of Drama professional development will be July 24 in Louisville. This PD session focuses on the Elements of Drama and how they connect to the English and language arts Common Core. This session will be centered on the literary elements and ways in which these can be studied in context with the Common Core. Performance elements will be [...]

By |2012-07-18T11:22:44-04:00July 19, 2012|
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