New approaches to community math nights: Overcoming obstacles to engage families

A Kentucky Family Math Night (KFMN) is an extracurricular family engagement event that brings together educators, students, their family members and other caring adults to learn about, talk about and have fun with math; reinforce positive math mindsets; help family members participate in their child's learning; and build a sense of community and partnership around math learning.

By |2022-02-04T18:55:34-05:00February 4, 2022|

Workshop on rural students coming to Nashville

Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia is teaming with REL Mid-Atlantic and REL Northwest to host a workshop on preparing students in rural schools for colleges and careers July 25 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in Nashville, Tenn. The perspectives of researchers, practitioners and students will be integrated into sessions throughout the day. Specific topics include dual enrollment, measuring postsecondary readiness, career [...]

By |2016-06-29T14:51:23-04:00June 30, 2016|

REL Appalachia workshops focus on English learners

Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia is hosting four workshops in July across Kentucky on teaching literacy skills and academic content to English learners for individuals and teams of educators who work with ELs. The workshop is based on recommendations in the Institution of Education Sciences Practice Guide, “Teaching Academic Content and Literacy to English Learners in Elementary and Middle School,” and [...]

By |2016-06-08T15:52:46-04:00June 9, 2016|

Measuring and improving student engagement workshop

REL Appalachia is pleased to sponsor this free workshop on Sept. 10 from 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Lexington. The workshop is designed to help K-12 educators: Identify the types of student engagement educators seek to understand and measure. Identify an appropriate student engagement survey with sound psychometric properties. Learn about survey administration procedures. After the event, REL Appalachia [...]

By |2014-08-13T12:04:56-04:00August 14, 2014|

Release of REL AP Kentucky Report

REL Appalachia released a study that should be of interest to all superintendents. The study looked at 11th grade students who did not reach ACT benchmarks and tracked the students to 12th grade to see how many students took senior level transition courses. It also looked at how many students passed the transition courses paving the way to college-ready status. The [...]

By |2020-09-23T15:05:49-04:00March 13, 2014|

REL Appalachia Kentucky Bridging Event Oct. 23

REL Appalachia is sponsoring a Kentucky Bridging Event on Oct. 23 at Berea College. Bridging Research to Practice: Helping Students Navigate the Path to College is a partnership between the Kentucky Department of Education, the Collaborative for Teaching and Learning (CTL), the CCR Alliance at Eastern Kentucky University, the Kentucky Association of School Administrators and GEAR Up at Berea College. [...]

By |2012-09-12T10:30:06-04:00September 20, 2012|
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