Daviess County

Building leadership at FFA summer camp

Now that school is out, there are countless different camps to help kids make productive time of their summer vacations. One such camp is the FFA Camp, held at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg over a period of several weeks. 

By |2018-06-26T15:35:05-04:00June 26, 2018|

#KyLChat provides statewide school librarian professional network

Heidi Neltner, a former school librarian in the Ft. Thomas Independent school district, had been using Twitter to connect with colleagues around the world for many years. Then in 2013, she decided to introduce Kentucky school librarians to this professional networking venue by creating #KyLChat.

By |2017-11-09T10:23:31-05:00November 9, 2017|

2017 Kentucky Winner’s Circle schools recognized

The Kentucky Department of Education recognized 10 Kentucky public schools on Sept. 18 for outstanding teaching and learning conditions. These Winners’ Circle schools were recognized for their effective teaching and school leadership practices and will be shared as models of best practices across the state.

By |2020-08-25T10:24:18-04:00September 18, 2017|

Behind the scenes at the Louisville Zoo

As a group of teachers from across the state entered the room for one recent professional learning session, they were greeted by some animals that you don't normally see in a reception area. The teachers had come to take part in the Louisville Zoo in 3D event, a day focused on showing educators that the zoo can be a valuable educational tool. 

By |2017-07-20T13:38:26-04:00July 25, 2017|

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

By |2017-05-22T14:57:35-04:00May 25, 2017|
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