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Collaboration, not competition, will lead to student success

Over the past few months, I’ve grown pretty accustomed to phone interviews. I’ve also discovered an interesting phenomenon that typically occurs during these interviews....

21st-century skills need 21st-century assessment

I’ve been spending a lot of time in the 300s section of my school library. As part of my practicum experience for my Rank...

An open letter to Terry Holliday, Kentucky’s Commissioner of Education

Dear Commissioner, It’s good to be back in the Bluegrass! I just returned from Dallas, where I participated in the Council of Chief State School...

‘Our success, and our students’, depends upon our ability to adapt...

Last month, I was in Frankfort serving as Grand Marshal in Governor Steve Beshear’s inaugural parade. I was honored to represent Kentucky teachers on...

True learning is not measured only with a bubble sheet

A minute per question. That’s the time I was given to answer 120 multiple-choice questions on my Praxis test this morning.

Zombies, teaching and Kentucky education’s bright future

I just spent the past hour looking for zombie movie clips on YouTube. My English III students are studying allegory, and I found an...

Teachers of the Year emphasize high standards, engagement

Preparing students to cucceed in college and the workplace is critically important, says Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Kimberly Shearer named 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Kimberly Shearer, an English teacher at Boone County High School, has been named Kentucky Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made today at a...

Nine named semifinalist for 2012 Kentucky Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from around the state – three elementary school teachers, three middle school teachers and three high school teachers – are semifinalists...

Twenty-four KY teachers selected for 2012 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards

The Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. have selected 24 outstanding Kentucky educators as recipients of the 2012 Ashland Inc. Teacher Achievement Awards...