Since 2009, the Literacy Design Collaborative has been partnering with Kentucky teachers to create rigorous, authentic to the discipline, writing-in-response to reading assignments.
The Kentucky Department of Education and the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) will host a national peer review workshop July 18-19 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s campus in Lexington. The workshop is suited both for educators who want to join the national community of LDC peer reviewers and those who simply want to renew their thinking about curriculum quality in their school [...]
A professional learning program for English/language arts teachers in grades 5-12 on using multimedia to engage students will be Feb. 28 at Somerset Community and Technical College, Laurel Campus, in London. “Using Multi-Media and LDC Mini-Tasks to Enhance Student Writing” will be presented by Kentucky Department of Education Instructional Specialists Jackie Rogers and Kelly Philbeck. Participants in the program will [...]
SCALE and the Literacy Design Collaborative have released a set of Next Generation Science Standards-aligned student work rubrics for K-12.
To support educators with the effective implementation of the literacy and mathematical standards, the Kentucky Department of Education will provide regularly scheduled community meetings via Skype focusing on the resources, tools and frameworks of the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and the Mathematical Design Collaborative (MDC). The next meetings for each community, with links for more information, are: Literacy Design Collaborative, [...]
Join educators who are working to support teachers using the Literacy Design Collaborative framework at a two-day LDC Coaches Institute in Lexington. The session is intended for teacher leaders, instructional coaches, and administrators who are working with other teachers on implementing LDC tasks and modules in science, social studies and English/language arts classrooms. The institute will concentrate on effective communication and [...]
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is extending an invitation for superintendents to attend SREB’s College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference on July 14-16, 2014, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. This year, Melinda Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will keynote the opening session on July 14 at 1 p.m. For information [...]