A professional middle school musical

If there's one thing that Carlee Cornett does not want someone walking out of the plays put on by Lincoln County Middle School to say it's this: "That was cute." 

By |2017-12-18T09:26:00-05:00December 12, 2017|

KET offering training in developing media arts programs

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a professional learning experience focused on developing a media arts program for schools offering grades K-8. Media arts incorporates elements from drama, dance, music and visual arts, but also must include technology in the creation and distribution of the product. Media arts projects involve interactivity between the art and the audience through the use [...]

By |2017-03-16T08:35:48-04:00March 16, 2017|

Dunbar’s Henning tapped as Drama Teacher of the Year

Alicia Henning of Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Fayette County) has been named Drama Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Theatre Association. Henning was honored last week during the Kentucky Theatre Association’s high school festival in Bowling Green. Henning received a bachelor’s degree in theater from Western Kentucky University and worked professionally in theater around the country before becoming [...]

By |2015-11-18T14:12:16-05:00November 19, 2015|

Summer playwriting workshop offered in Louisville

The Kentucky Writing Project is offering New Voices, a workshop designed to help middle and high school teachers understand how to engage students in playwriting, July 13-15 at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Teacher consultants who have worked with Actors Theatre to engage students in playwriting will share classroom-tested strategies and materials that address speaking and listening and reading and writing [...]

By |2015-03-11T15:12:53-04:00March 12, 2015|

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|

Shakespeare in the summer

By Amy Wallot amy.wallot@education.ky.gov Teachers from around the state had a good time learning about Shakespeare and how to make his work more accessible to their students during the Shakespeare Set Free Institute: Scholarship, Performance and Pedagogy. The two-day professional development opportunity was held for middle and high school teachers. Much like students, teachers also enjoy learning more when the [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:03:07-04:00July 5, 2012|

StageLab offers drama PD

StageLab is offering a professional development session for teachers this Monday, Jan. 16 that will focus on the elements of drama and how they connect to the new English/language arts standards.  The session, which is open drama teachers of all experience levels, will be in Louisville from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The cost is $100. Six hours of professional development credit are [...]

By |2012-01-19T10:08:32-05:00January 12, 2012|
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