KJHS Conference and KHD winners

Kentucky students were rewarded for their talents in history at the Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) 2011 Kentucky History Day (KHD) recently in Frankfort. KHD is part of the National History Day program, which is an annual, year-long program designed to promote teaching and learning history in America’s schools. Students analyze the historical significance of their topics and present conclusions [...]

By |2011-05-23T15:32:07-04:00May 26, 2011|

Letcher County school district receives PEAK Award

Effort boosts mathematics skills, discipline through piano lessons From KSBA A musical link between mathematics skills and overall student performance in the Letcher County school district has been selected for the Kentucky School Boards Association’s (KSBA) highest academic honor, the Public Education Achieves in Kentucky (PEAK) Award. In the first 18 months of the piano program at its seven elementary [...]

By |2018-08-29T10:08:48-04:00May 26, 2011|

New standards, targets drive improved teaching

Teachers from across the state are spending this year transforming Kentucky’s new Core Academic Standards into usable learning targets – and developing the best ways to teach them. Rebecca Potter, an 18-year veteran who teaches senior English and newspaper journalism at Letcher County Central High School, said integrating both content and technique can only benefit teachers.

By |2019-06-17T13:56:15-04:00October 1, 2010|
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