Sunday, December 15, 2019
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KDE presents new effective literacy instruction module

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering an interactive professional learning module that can help teachers improve student literacy by using text-dependent questions in every lesson.

Storytelling: Filling gaps with narrative

Storytelling is an ancient practice. From cave dwellers to Cub Scout circles, the stories spun around a fire still burn today.

KDE to kick off reading program in Grayson, Flemingsburg

Children will be given free books at several lunch programs being held across the state this summer as a part of the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE) summer reading and math initiative, Stride Don’t Slide!

Former NFL player, education leaders emphasize early learning

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood hosted the 2019 Early Childhood Institute for hundreds of early childhood educators from across Kentucky.

2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year passes on her passion for...

Erin Ball was named the 2020 Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year and the 2020 Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Remixing the traditional essay to empower students

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.

K-5 teachers invited to apply for Kentucky Reading Project

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.

The bridge to literary engagement

Owensboro's Stephanie S. Luckett says giving her students choice about which books they read through a "tasting menu" helped them become more engaged in their own learning.

Small group phonological awareness instruction

Hardin County's Jennifer Wilcox shares her tips for how she keeps reading instruction focused during small group rotations.

Teaching grammar with authentic texts

Bullitt County's Stacy Crawford Bewley shares what she uses to help her students focus on writing, particularly on grammar and mechanics.