Walking with dinosaurs

If you've ever watched "Jurassic Park" and thought that a Tyrannosaurus rex would be fun to ride on or that you might actually want to meet a 6-foot tall carnivorous lizard, then Jurassic Quest is the place for you. 

By |2018-08-22T14:57:16-04:00August 28, 2018|

iRap Summer Camp

Fans of hip-hop music have known for years that it has been used by artists to express feelings and shed light onto topics affecting their neighborhoods and communities.

By |2022-09-26T15:44:14-04:00August 14, 2018|

Building leadership at FFA summer camp

Now that school is out, there are countless different camps to help kids make productive time of their summer vacations. One such camp is the FFA Camp, held at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg over a period of several weeks. 

By |2018-06-26T15:35:05-04:00June 26, 2018|

Kentucky Center offering four arts academies for teachers

Four arts academies and arts integration academies will be offered to teachers this summer at various locations by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Teachers attending the academies will receive hands-on, standards-aligned training. The schedule: Arts Academy, June 15-19, Corbin STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Academy, July 6-10, Murray Arts-Literacy Academy, July 20-24, Florence Arts-World Languages Academy [...]

By |2015-03-19T12:05:59-04:00March 19, 2015|

Corbin Independent educator participates in U.S. Senate briefing

Karen West Corbin Independent School District educator Karen West participated in a briefing for the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., on May 22.  She was part of a three-person panel who shared research, results, and programming information regarding the benefits of expanded school time during afterschool and summer programs in the public school setting.  West is an [...]

By |2014-06-19T15:14:14-04:00June 19, 2014|

Free summer mathematics program aimed skills retention

MetaMetrics is offering the Summer Math Challenge, a free six-week, e-mail-based, mathematics skills program based on the Common Core State Standards for students who have finished grades 2-5. The program is designed to help students retain mathematics skills learned during the previous school year. It runs June 23 – Aug. 1. Teachers may find this a beneficial resource to share [...]

By |2020-09-10T15:02:24-04:00May 8, 2014|

Summer symposium presenters needed

The Kentucky Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (KYASCD) is looking for summer symposium presenters to share their knowledge, experiences and success with other educational professionals from across the state. The focus for this KYASCD Symposium is on the Kentucky Framework for Teaching with effective strategies for improving instruction, implementation of the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, while improving professional practice [...]

By |2014-01-28T11:08:53-05:00January 30, 2014|

Learning is an important part of summer

The 2011-12 school year is over, and summer is here. It is a good time for Kentucky teachers and students to rest, relax and reenergize after a year that was filled with changes. From new standards to a new testing system and an increased focus on college and career readiness, our work was about transforming Kentucky education for the sake [...]

By |2020-09-24T12:06:28-04:00June 5, 2012|
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