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Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Teaching students to be engaged citizens

Grant County's Belinda Furman says educators can play an important role in teaching their students to be caring and engaged citizens.

Helping students become reflective thinkers

Grant County's Belinda Furman says teachers can help their students become more reflective thinkers if they intentionally work it into their daily classroom routines.

FCCLA members build leadership skills at national meeting

More than 300 Kentucky chapter members, 1,300 youth members and adult advisers of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America attended a Nov. 10-12 meeting in Washington, D.C., and the annual FCCLA National Cluster Meeting Nov. 17-19 in Oklahoma City.

Kentucky FCCLA students attend Capital Leadership conference

Several Kentucky Family, Career and Community Leaders of America members, state officers and their advisers attended the National FCCLA Capital Leadership conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 8-10.

Growing readers one child at a time

Grant County's Belinda Furman shares how she tried to foster a love of reading among her young students.

Finding the strength

Kentucky schools using the suicide prevention program Sources of Strength, which mobilizes student social networks to promote positive behaviors.

Conferring 101

Grant County's Belinda Furman explains why holding brief, regular conferences with your students provides big benefits.

Kentucky leads nation in 2017 Summer Reading pledges

For the fifth year, Kentucky led the nation in Summer Reading pledges during the annual summer reading challenge sponsored by MetaMetrics.

Building relationships takes time, but worth the effort

Grant County's Belinda Furman, the 2018 Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year, says it takes a lot of effort to build relationships with students, but it's vital for students to succeed.