Mason County

Teaching in the margins

Mason County Middle School teacher Brian McDowell took learning on the page and turned it into a real-life experience.

By |2022-10-03T12:08:47-04:00November 3, 2015|

Podcasts offer wealth of inspiration for teachers

Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Joshua Underwood gives instructions to juniors Megan Huber and Amanda Lee during chemistry class at Mason County High School.Photo by Amy Wallot, Jan. 9, 2015 By Joshua Underwood Being a teacher is often as much about being an entertainer as it is being a conveyor of knowledge. We have to [...]

By |2018-12-04T14:28:55-05:00January 15, 2015|

Outstanding Kentucky teachers get recognition

Education Commissioner Terry Holliday Once again last week, the Ashland Teacher of the Year (TOY) program brought together some of Kentucky’s best educators for recognition in Frankfort. Our annual tribute to outstanding teachers in Kentucky is the highlight of the year for me. Our Kentucky teachers are by far the most professional and dedicated teachers in the nation, and [...]

By |2022-12-01T08:51:27-05:00October 28, 2014|

9 semifinalists named for Ky. Teacher of the Year

Nine outstanding teachers from across the state – three elementary, three middle and three high school teachers – are semifinalists for the 2015 Kentucky Teacher of the Year award, the Kentucky Department of Education and Ashland Inc. announced Monday. Winners of the Elementary, Middle and High School Teacher of the Year awards, in addition to the overall 2015 Kentucky Teacher [...]

By |2014-12-29T08:52:21-05:00October 7, 2014|

Let’s take it outside

Mason County Middle School offers learning in the great outdoors By Susan Riddell Science students at Mason County Middle School spent part of the 2009-10 school year learning outdoors. No field trip was required, however. Students stayed on campus and merely headed outside to woods nearby. Through grants from Toyota, the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Carmeuse [...]

By |2010-10-25T11:31:30-04:00August 1, 2010|
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