Teaching The Holocaust – Empowering Students

How do we create impactful and thoughtful learning of the Holocaust with students? Through our signature professional development program, participants explore and gain access to a range of classroom content and consider instructional enhancements to support students’ study and reflection of the history of the Holocaust and its ongoing meaning in the world today. Educators […]

FIRECAST – Project Ignite

Have you ever wanted to learn how to fly a plane or drone? Do you like bottle rockets? Maybe you would rather just learn how to build the perfect airplane. All that and more was included in the 2nd annual Project Ignite hosted by Ashland Independent Schools. The camp this year allowed students to explore […]

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Want a Tiny House? These Kentucky Students Have You Covered!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. The Lexington Herald-Leader recently highlighted a story “Want a tiny house? These Kentucky students have you covered.” In Kentucky, tiny houses are big teaching tools. The Building it Forward project, sponsored by the Hazard-based Kentucky Valley […]

The Basketball

Creators: Seth Cantrell – Highland Elementary School   About TransMedia Storytelling on The Holler: Digital storytelling, specifically video production, requires knowledge of many subjects and topics within those content areas, but the foundational material can be taught using a specific set of skills. Thinking visually, interviewing and connecting with people, planning production, using video cameras, framing shots and […]

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Building it Forward – Tiny House Project

You are invited to bid on the quality Tiny Houses innovatively designed and constructed by students in your local school districts. The Building it Forward project, sponsored by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), is an investment in creating a ‘future story’ for students interested in learning skills for a real-world vocation. The project is […]

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Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. Benny Becker, a ReSource reporter in the heart of Appalachia’s coal country, where the shifting economy is challenging communities. Benny recently highlighted a story “Taking Flight: Coalfield Students Have High Hopes For Drone Industry Jobs.” There’s […]

PES Artisan Drama Theater 2017 – 2018

The PES Transmedia Fireshare Production Crew created their first project this year. The crew consists of fifth and sixth graders from Phelps Elementary who absolutely loved taking pictures and videos of all our musical programs from our PES Artisan Drama Theater. They all agree that interviewing each other and participating in the Fireshare classes from […]

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Free Remote Area Medical Clinic – June 23-24,2018

Remote Area Medical (RAM) will host a Free RAM Medical Clinic here in Hazard, Kentucky at East Perry Elementary School (301 Perry Avenue Hazard, KY 41701) on June 23rd and 24th. RAM offers free, high-quality vision, dental and medical services on a first-come, first-serve basis. No insurance or identification is required. This event is free […]

Support future problem solving!

Johnson County Schools FPS/CmPS teams will be competing against the World at the Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) in La Crosse, Wisconsin June 6th through the 10th. FPSPI is a dynamic international program involving thousands of students annually from around the world. Developed in 1974 by creativity pioneer Dr. E. Paul Torrance, Future Problem […]

FIRECAST – HeartSmart

KVEC’s FireCast Minisode is a new 3-5 minute video production highlighting classrooms innovations that are forging a new path for learning that could lead to a new economy in Eastern Kentucky. HeartSmart, the Community Problem Solving Team (CmPS) at Floyd County High School. HeartSmart is a great way to raise awareness about heart disease in the […]

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