Wednesday, September 23, 2020
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Tag: Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year

Award-winning teachers drawn to classroom

Belinda Furman of Grant County was named the 2018 Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Jennifer Meo-Sexton was named the 2018 Middle School Teacher of the Year.

Emotions are the hook that imbeds concepts in students’ minds

Taylor County's Kellie Jones says students may come with different experiences – and it’s important to keep up with the changing times – but connect with them on an emotional level and you will have an experience that remains embedded in their hearts and minds.

Nominations open for 2017 Kentucky Teacher Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Kentucky Teacher Awards, sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education and Valvoline, a business unit of Ashland Inc.

What matters most

Joshua DeWar, the 2016 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year, shares his thoughts on how relationships are one of the crucial building blocks in a high-quality education.

Remembering why we love to teach

2016 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year Joshua DeWar says current teachers need to share their passion for their profession to help young people see teaching as a viable and valuable career.

Social emotional learning is necessary, not an extra

Joshua DeWar, the 2016 Kentucky Elementary School Teacher of the Year, shares how being an emotionally connected teacher has helped him better serve his students.

Deaf and hard of hearing students thrive with high expectations

Throughout my time writing for Kentucky Teacher, I have tried to provide awareness about deafness and the education of students who are deaf and...