Digitalachia Podcast – Changing Professional Learning Systems with Micro-Credentials

On September 21, 2020,  Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative welcomed Sue Beers, Executive Director, Members Impacting Instruction, Improving Curriculum (MISIC) located in Iowa, and Jennifer Carroll, Professional Learning Lead, Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative.  The topic of discussion for this podcast is using micro-credentialing to change the personalized professional learning system in districts. […]

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COWS IN SPACE! On The Road Show

Danny and Robert visit the Virtual Reality Lab and go on an unexpected journey. The podcast with Dessie Bowling can be found below! Here’s a collection of videos that were also produced in the Virtual Holler (VR LAB) or a mobile version of the lab.

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Digitalachia Podcast – Micro-Credentialing

This second installment of Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s  welcomes  Sue Beers, Executive Director, Members Impacting Instruction, Improving Curriculum (MISIC) located in Iowa, and Brian Devine, Director of Licensure, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.  The topic of discussion for this podcast is defining micro-credentials and how they are used within a system of professional […]

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Digitalachia Podcast – Ripple Effects (Bouncy)

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s (KVEC) kicked off its first Digitalachia Podcast on August 19.   The KVEC office and its 23 partner districts are in the heart of Appalachian. We are focused on creating personalized professional learning opportunities that meet the professional learning needs of educators, which ultimately, and most importantly, create multiple opportunities for a […]

BRIDGES Literacy Project

Grades 5 and 8:  Language MechanicsOnline Practice Activities/Assessments  Over the past few months, many districts have requested resources for teaching language mechanics.  Teachers whose classes reached the 100th percentile as a result of our BRIDGES trainings “back in the day” have been especially diligent in requesting updated training for teaching language mechanics. Teachers who have […]

Teacher Help

Intro Video Creating a Google Account Google Classroom Basics LOOM SETUP for Teachers HOW TO USE LOOM (SCREEN RECORDING) How to Upload to Youtube (Privately) Screencastify - Setup + How to Use Create A Virtual Classroom With Bitmojis USING a GREEN SCREEN with ZOOM (Be Anywhere) Virtual Classrooms Links and Buttons Scan a document with [...]

Who Tells YOUR Story?

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) focuses on innovative methods for addressing educational and community-based challenges throughout Eastern Kentucky. KVEC is a non-profit 501c3 educational service agency established in 1969 by 8 small school districts. Today, we serve more than 55,000 students and 3,000 educators within our 23-member districts in rural eastern Kentucky. These districts […]

A Treasure Lost – By Jeanna Cornett

“Well, I have lost you; and I lost you fairly;In my own way, and with my full consent.”—Edna St. Vincent Millay Leslie Countians have lost the stained-glass window at St. Christopher’s Chapel. We have lost it, and we lost it fairly, and with our full consent. For as long as our ancestors have lived in […]

DOWNLOAD KVEC Tools for Virtual Instruction!!

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative(KVEC) has always thought proactively with their sights set firmly on the future. KVEC’s staff have been developing tools for teachers to plan for virtual instruction. These tools can be applied in any classroom. The promotional video below has KVEC’s own Jennifer Carroll & Dionne Bates speaking more about what to […]