Elementaries participate in fresh vegetable, fruit program

More than 30,000 students in 90 Kentucky elementary schools will enjoy fresh produce this school year as part of a federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) implemented through the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The FFVP provides all children in participating schools with a variety of free fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the school day. It is an effective and [...]

By |2010-10-25T10:21:42-04:00October 1, 2010|

Book serves as guide to effective dance instruction

By Tamara Buchanan Caldwell County Elementary School tamara.buchanan@caldwell.kyschools.us As a physical education (PE) teacher who uses dance instruction in my classes at Caldwell County Elementary School, Terrie White’s The Elements of Dance is a book other PE instructors should be reading and applying to their instruction. The book introduces dance elements in a simple, concise way that is suitable for [...]

By |2017-01-09T09:29:48-05:00August 1, 2010|

Educators recognized at conference

Teachers Cheri Chaney, Amy Creek, Jennifer Johnson and Laura Kopshever have been honored at the Project CHILD National Conference held in in April. This two-day event is hosted annually by the Institute for School Innovation (ISI) and is attended by educators from around the country. Chaney, Creek and Johnson received the 2010 Innovation First Year Star Cluster Award. All are [...]

By |2019-06-25T15:03:38-04:00August 1, 2010|

Miles Elementary goes to standards-based grading

For the second year in a row, students at Miles Elementary School (Erlanger-Elsmere Independent) won’t receive grades. Yet teachers and the principal say students and their parents are better informed about what the children know – and what skills and information they still need to master. Bryant Gillis, in his seventh year as principal, said he never figured out in his 36 years in education what an A really means.

By |2019-12-04T13:26:44-05:00August 1, 2010|
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