Kareem Farah Describes Resources of the Modern Classroom Project

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown welcomed guest Kareem Farah, Chief Executive Officer of the Modern Classroom Project.  The Modern Classroom Project empowers educators to meet every student’s needs through blended, self-paced, mastery-based instruction. The goal is to help change the way teachers teach, thus helping all students learn.  For free resources […]

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KVEC speaks with RJ Rodriguez of Hawaii Teacher Standards Board Regarding Virtual Learning

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown, with co-host Jennifer Carroll, welcomed guest Raymond (RJ) Rodriquez, Licensing Specialist with the Hawaii Teacher Standards Board to discuss the state’s progress in assisting with virtual learning for educators due to COVID-19.  The conversation also focused on how micro-credentialing, and other professional learning opportunities, […]

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KVEC Virtual Tracking Tool

The KVEC Virtual Tracking Tool was collaboratively developed by special education and general education practitioners in response to the rising need for systems of supports to address student attendance and engagement in a virtual or hybrid setting.  The tool can serve as a guiding framework for reviewing existing or establishing protocols to implement a cycle […]

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish 1 Textbook

Harlan County Teachers Publish Spanish Textbook; Focus on Appalachian Region Two Spanish teachers at Harlan County High School have written and published a Spanish 1 textbook. The book, entitled Viajes desde Appalachia, was inspired by the experiences of Chris Anama-Green and Emmanuel Anama-Green while teaching Spanish in Harlan County. “I have reviewed several Spanish textbooks over […]

Animating with SHAPE KEYS?! Blender Tutorial

Howdy, this week we continue the Blender animation tutorials. This week is a simple one but a very useful one especially if you wanna get into animating mouths. It doesn’t work great for everything but it definitely has its uses.  Check the video out above and below is the link to some free assets you […]

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Learn How To ANIMATE in Blender! FREE Models Included

Howdy, welcome to another edition of Brisk Bytes. Today is more of tutorial for animation in Blender because we will probably be covering it a lot more in the future as we produce more of our own animations!  Also, be sure to check out the link below to get some free resources you can play […]

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KVEC Creates Exceptional Educator’s Playbook Podcast Series

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown welcomed guests Dionne Bates and Chasity Craft to discuss their new podcast series for the Exceptional Educator’s Playbook.  The purpose of this series is to develop a network of SPED teachers across the region and provide the opportunity for them to share strategies, ideas, […]

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Until Spring in the O.C. – GROW Appalachia

By: Tanya Begley, 4th Grade Reading & Science Teacher at Owsley Elementary Pumpkins are harvested, canned, enjoyed and finally carved. Their presence is loud, proud, and beautiful. Candles inside them illuminating signs of Halloween, celebrations, and traditions. The costumes are worn, the faces painted, and so as the holiday season begins. That final nod to […]

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KASS/KVEC Press Announcement for the 2021 Legislative Session

Oct. 26, 2020, Frankfort, Kentucky – The Kentucky Association of School Superintendents in partnership with the eight Kentucky educational cooperatives will hold several news briefings around the state on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, to inform the news media and general public about its legislative priorities for the 2021 session of the Kentucky General Assembly. KASS […]

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