Heidi Neltner, a former school librarian in the Ft. Thomas Independent school district, had been using Twitter to connect with colleagues around the world for many years. Then in 2013, she decided to introduce Kentucky school librarians to this professional networking venue by creating #KyLChat.
The Kentucky Book Fair, an annual event sponsored by Kentucky Humanities, brings together authors and readers to celebrate literacy in the state.
Sam Northern, librarian at Simpson Elementary, is bringing his Antarctic expedition to the classroom through interdisciplinary lessons.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2016 Sara Jaffarian School Library Program Award.
A new blog by Shelby County's Julie Webb discusses what has happened at her school in the two years since they created a makerspace.
The decision to pursue National Board certification is one of the best decisions an educator can make to grow professionally and more importantly, increase student achievement.
In this section of Kentucky Teacher, librarians will continue to receive announcements, professional learning opportunities, news and program ideas as in the past, but now on a monthly rather than a quarterly basis.
Amanda Hurley of Henry Clay High School (Fayette County), was named the Kentucky Outstanding School Media Librarian by the Kentucky Association of School Librarians at its annual conference in September. Other KASL award winners honored included: Rachel Burgin, Henry County High School, School Library Web Site Award Emily Northcutt and Annette Jones, LeGrande Elementary School (Hart County), Donna Hornsby Joint [...]
School libraries across the state are transforming from places to just check out books to places where students create, collaborate and use digital media to enhance their learning.
Districts ready for new school year following spring tornados.