Beating Summer Reading Slide

Beating Summer Reading Slide

It’s late August and students, parents and teachers are sliding into back to school routines. Lunchboxes have been chosen. Backpacks have been selected. Notebooks have been purchased. Teachers have prepped their classrooms. Rosters are printed and teachers have...
#KyEdChat: Join the Conversation!

#KyEdChat: Join the Conversation!

What are you doing on Thursday nights at 8 pm Eastern? If you’re an educator, or just interested in education, consider joining #KyEdChat on Twitter. It’s a weekly, Kentucky specific, conversation about all things education, from the nuts and bolts of...
Revisiting Purpose in ELA Classrooms

Revisiting Purpose in ELA Classrooms

In a recent English Language Arts academy facilitated by CTL, teachers used a critical friends protocol similar to the one show below to provide feedback to each other after three days of creating inquiry-based units. Among the interesting comments shared was this...