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As a freshman in college, I remember being mesmerized by a young artists and repertoire executive named Sean “Puffy” Combs from Uptown Records. While Puffy can take credit for reconstructing the remix, Obasi Shaw and A.D. Carson, two young African American scholars, can be credited with the modernizing and remixing of the traditional essay.
Applications are being accepted for the Kentucky Reading Project, a year-long graduate-level course focused on research-based literacy instruction for teachers in grades K-5.
Emily Chipman, a teacher at Murray High School (Murray Independent), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.
The Louisville Writing Project will host the 2018-19 Adolescent Literacy Project, a literacy-focused workshop for middle school mathematics and science teachers July 17-20.
Young Kentuckians ages 7-17 are eligible to enter the 2018 Kentucky Storytelling Association’s Youth Storytelling Competition.