Natasha, Sarah and Zan

Creators: Sarah Bradley, Natasha Terry, and Zan McCoy Our video tells a story of change and acceptance. We portrayed a move that influenced our high school experience. Moving to a new school can impact our emotions, and it takes time to adjust and feel comfortable again. In our video, we show how we overcame our trials […]

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House Pets

Creators: Emmaley Caudill, Alexis Auxier and Zoey Casey – 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 […]

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Phelps Elementary Family Resource Center

“Don’t cry over spilt milk!” Well, we’ve all heard that expression, but what if you really split milk all over your clothes? Who wants to go around smelling like soured milk all day? That would make you really want to cry. Here at our school, we never shed a tear! We just march down to […]

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Pitcher Plant

Creators: Gage Trimble, David Sammons and Simon Thach – 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 […]

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Spring FIREsummit 2018

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered April 11, 2018, for the Spring FIREsummit hosted by the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC). The FIREsummit spotlights hard-working innovators in eastern Kentucky that go the extra mile to forge innovation in rural education. Over 14,000 participants joined in the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit hosted by […]

My Eyes

Creators:  Misti Smith and Makenzie Maynard – Pikeville Independent High School For our short film, we wanted to tell a story about something that everyone can relate to – Growing up. As seniors, we are faced with many difficult decisions that will affect the rest of our lives. This video shows how we were able to […]

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FireCast Minisode – Episode 1

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. Mrs. Shirkey has implemented digital notebooks in Geometry. Students use #myBrand to keep up with daily notebooks. Mrs. Shirkey implemented BRAND 2-years ago to […]

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Phelps Elementary – Positive School Message

The challenge was accepted by Mrs. Rebekah Gooslin and the Phelps Elementary Production Crew from KVEC! We were set out on a mission to create a documentary to share with the world about how our school makes a difference in our community. We hope to inspire others to post a positive message how your school […]

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2nd Annual KVEC Drone Race

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) sponsored its Second Annual Drone Race in which middle and high school teams built drones from supplied kits to come race at the Knott County Sportsplex. Twenty schools submitted applications to participate in this project-based learning opportunity designed to prepare students for careers in a growing job market. Hundreds of […]

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FIRESummit – Register Now!

April 11, 2018 Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) invites you to the FIRESummit (Forging Innovation in Rural Education) for an amazing day that highlights the innovative work occurring in 22 outstanding rural districts in southeastern Kentucky. We invite you to join us in this tremendous learning opportunity, please register ASAP. Registration is required for the […]

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