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Educator Spotlight: Aretha Whaley

Aretha Whaley didn’t begin her professional career as an educator. When she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree in English, she took a position as an assistant manager at a bookstore to be surrounded by her love of literature. 

By |2024-02-12T12:57:16-05:00February 16, 2024|

Breaking a language barrier

A Jessamine County High School offered American Sign Language courses for the first time this year that could be used to fulfill a world language requirement.

By |2019-06-03T15:12:08-04:00June 4, 2019|

EKU math department to host annual Teachers’ Workshop

The Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) Department of Mathematics and Statistics will host its annual Teachers’ Workshop Sept. 21 at EKU’s Carl D. Perkins Conference Center in Richmond. The workshop theme is, “Assuring Growth Across All Groups.” It will offer best practices for developing and implementing curriculum and instruction methods that create and encourage growth mindset among students of varying ability [...]

By |2017-07-27T09:29:01-04:00July 27, 2017|

EKU planetarium offers three new shows for children

The Hummel Planetarium at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond offers several academic field trips for students of various ages. The planetarium is offering three new shows: “The Accidental Astronauts, an Earth, Sun, Moon Adventure,” for ages 3-8 “Earth, Moon and Sun – Hold on Tight!” for ages 5-11 “Two Small Pieces of Glass: The Amazing Telescope,” for ages 6 and [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:56-05:00February 23, 2017|

EKU hosting workshop for mathematics teachers

The Eastern Kentucky University Department of Mathematics and Statistics is hosting its annual teacher workshop for K-12 mathematics teachers Sept. 29 at the Perkins Conference Center on the EKU campus in Richmond. The conference theme is “Bridging the Gap,” and presenters are invited to share their knowledge on that topic in 45-minute sessions. Sessions will be geared to elementary, middle [...]

By |2016-09-08T08:32:26-04:00September 8, 2016|
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