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. […]
This video demonstrates how Oakview Elementary, in Ashland, Kentucky, is using digital media to communicate with families during virtual learning in 2020.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
One East Kentucky, EKCEP, Kentucky Power, SOAR, and the Ashland Alliance have partnered to complete a workforce assessment and skills analysis for a 27-county region in East Kentucky. This is an update of the EKYWorks project that was conducted in 2016, and Boyette Strategic Advisors has been engaged to conduct the study. The earlier project […]
With most public schools in Kentucky planning to delay the start of in-person classes for another six weeks or more, educators across the state are grappling with how to reach students on the losing end of the digital divide. Many schools had planned to begin offering in-person instruction this month, but Gov. Andy Beshear asked […]
**For anyone who has submitted or had planned to submit but was not able to make the deadline for Learning Innovation Grants please read the following message** The decision was made to extend the deadline for submission of the Learning Innovation Grants for both Regular Education and Special Education until September 1, 2020. We realize […]