• Adrian Smith wrote a new post, TINY HOUSES!, on the site The Holler 1 day, 1 hour ago


    Welcome to Tech Tuesday and for today we are just going to call it Tuesday because we are talkin’ Tiny Houses today! Watch the video above to learn more. Auctions open up June 3rd right here on theholler.org!


  • The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky.

    WYMT Mountain News recently published a […]


  • Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative has partnered with Unified Champion Schools and Special Olympics Kentucky to host ATLAS (Accepting Teaching Learning Achieving Succeeding). ATLAS is a unified program for […]

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 6 days, 22 hours ago

    One of our 4th grade teachers uses a “graffiti wall” to assess students’ knowledge of content such as identifying figurative language, text structure, and main idea. I have also utilized this strategy with Social Studies content. Use chart paper or the whiteboard as a space for students to respond to a topic or question. I have most often…[Read more]

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 6 days, 22 hours ago

    One of the resources we use to assess is a consensus map. I was introduced to this idea during a Kagan training. There are many ways to use the consensus map. My favorite is to use it during to assess understanding through writing. After being given a question, each student spends a few minutes answering on a post it or small piece of paper. After…

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  • Nan Herald posted an update 1 week ago

    Rocky McKenzie, 11th grade student is making his way to change the world. He is a mentor and great leader for the students and residents of Breathitt County.
  • Meredith Campbell posted an update in the group Holler logo of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement 1 week ago

    Reflections from our presentation at the FIRE Summit.
    Our team presented on the activities we have done this year to improve our reading scores. Since the programs brought into the school did improve our reading scores by 15%, we feel that our efforts paid off. Therefore, we were pleased to share pictures and statistics at the fire summit.…[Read more]

  • Nan Herald posted an update 1 week ago

    Community Work Program. Tyler a Fifth Year Senior going to work at BHS. Tyler is working with the PACE program, where he is employed and volunteers at BHS. He is paving the way for future students at BHS to be employed in our community.
  • Nan Herald posted an update 1 week ago

    Community Engagement. Telling our Story with family and friends. Four art session with Kena. Monday the 20th we will take this show on the road and travel to the Nim Henson Nursing Home. Our Students and Families, will paint with residents and their family members. Cant wait to update you with our progress.
  • Cissy Williams posted an update in the group Holler logo of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement 1 week ago

  • Cissy Williams posted an update in the group Holler logo of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement 1 week ago

    Story #3 Reflection – Our STEM Nights were such a great success. It brought parents/guardians and students together in a way they haven’t been brought together this year. So many parents/guardians were excited to learn about all the resources we have available at South Floyd Elementary and they were interested to learn about what their children…[Read more]

  • David Prince posted an update in the group Holler logo of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement 1 week ago

    My reflection from my theory of action plan.
  • Lindsay Stewart changed their profile picture 1 week ago

  • **Final Post** I would like to thank KVEC for allowing our school to introduce coding and robotics through the Innovation Grant. Our students were exposed to tech that they would have probably not ever used had it not been for this grant. It brought awareness to how coding and robotics are used in society and really sparked interest in future…[Read more]

  • Community Engagement has lead us at BHS to work in partnership with our Teachers, Parents, and Community Partners to better inform others about our success at BHS. Catching Dreams, Job Fair, Family Art Night, Martial Arts Program are just a small list of some of the ways we engaged our Community. Our first lesion is to introduce students to…[Read more]

  • Cissy Williams posted an update in the group Holler logo of Community EngagementCommunity Engagement 1 week ago

    In April FRYSC partnered up with our school, GearUP, and our local Shriners to present STEM nights. On the first night we had older children help the younger children with projects while the Shriners served our families a full dinner. The second night was for the older students and they interacted with their peers for a great night of fun. We…

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  • Tiffanie Lanning posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 week ago

    Kahn Academy is a great resource our Middle School teachers are very fond of given our participation in a grant utilizing the PSAT to measure progress. This provides an individualized path for students to progress through skills.

  • Tiffanie Lanning posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 week, 1 day ago

    One resource that teachers in my school utilize is the website Prodigy. The site has over 1200 math skills for grades 1 – 8. Students have avatars in a virtual world and compete against each other but must first correctly answer math related questions.

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