Henderson County's Rhea Isenberg said applying to become National Board certified pushed her to rethink what an effective library media program looks like.
As more technology is put into students’ hands, efforts are underway to urge districts to ensure that teachers know how to use it in their classrooms.
April is National School Library Month, so now is the perfect time to share your appreciation for school librarians and the impact they have on student success.
The Kentucky Science Center’s distance learning program tailors its lessons to allow students to investigate a question and reach their own conclusions.
Allen County schools is the first district in the state to give all students full access to the local public library.
Terri Grief, the school librarian at McCracken County High School, is a candidate for the 2018-19 presidency of the American Library Association (ALA). An ALA member for 19 years, Grief served as the 2013-14 president of the American Association for School Librarians (AASL) and has been a member of ALA Council as the Kentucky chapter councilor (2003-05), AASL division councilor (2010-13), [...]
Pam Coomer, library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.
Sam Northern was selected as one of the 2016 Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic Grosvenor Teacher Fellows. Northern, who is a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School, is one of 35 educators from the United States and Canada to receive this honor.
Pam Coomer, a library media specialist at Fairdale High School (Jefferson County), has been named a 2016 Fund for Teachers (FFT) Fellow. With her $3,200 FFT grant, Coomer – the only recipient from Kentucky – will participate in the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute to deepen her knowledge of primary sources and connect students with historical artifacts that inspire [...]
A Hart County library media specialist was attracted to the idea of collaborating outside her school, but she wasn’t interested in taking the easy way out.