Monday, May 27, 2019
Tags Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Tag: Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year

Remixing the traditional essay to empower students

As a freshman in college, I remember being mesmerized by a young artists and repertoire executive named Sean “Puffy” Combs from Uptown Records. While Puffy can take credit for reconstructing the remix, Obasi Shaw and A.D. Carson, two young African American scholars, can be credited with the modernizing and remixing of the traditional essay.

Hip-hop into learning

Jefferson County's NyRee Clayton-Taylor shares how she used hip-hop based education to find a new way to reach her students.

Teachers of the Year find power in music

NyRee Clayton-Taylor was named the 2018 the Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Tiffany Marsh was named the High School Teacher of the Year.

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.

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.

Conferring 101

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

An apple for the teacher

Taylor County's Kellie Jones shares her thoughts about how important it is for teachers to keep their enthusiasm for education alive and well.

Kentucky Teacher of the Year moves from background to spotlight

Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.

As, Bs, Cs and Not Yets

Kentucky’s 2016 Elementary School Teacher of the Year Joshua DeWar asks what would happen if schools stopped handing out failing grades.