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‚Äôs 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 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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Model Code of Educator Ethics

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative‚Äôs Digitalachia Podcast series hosted by Robert Brown, welcomed guests,¬†Ann Marie Fenton,¬†Director, Rules Management and Educator Assessment,¬†Georgia Professional Standards Commission¬†and¬†Troy Hutchings,¬†Senior Policy Advisor, National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC)¬†to discuss the Model Code of Educator Ethics. ¬†¬†¬† Model Code of Educator Ethics Development  It is the […]

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KVEC Partnership with National Geographic

On October 7, 2020,¬† Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) welcomed¬†¬†Kim Sergent,¬† Social Studies Instructional Lead, of¬†KVEC to discuss the partnership she initiated with National Geographic.¬†¬† National Geographic Education invited  K-3 teachers in the KVEC region to participate in an exciting and rigorous, job-embedded professional learning project focused […]

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KVEC Design Lab Initiative in Partnership with the Kentucky Department of Education

On October 1, 2020,  Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative welcomed  Jeff Hawkins,  Director, of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative.  The topic of discussion for this podcast is Creating a Design Lab to Enhance Virtual Instruction. What is Digitalachia? Digitalachia was developed by KVEC to inspire creativity and enable educators to network […]

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Digitalachia Podcast – Higher Education Responds to Digital Learning Needs

The Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative welcomed  Dr. Jacqueline Rodriquez, Vice President of Research, Policy, and Advocacy with the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (AACTE).  The topic of discussion is higher education and incorporating virtual and blended learning models in the digital world.  What is Digitalachia?  Digitalachia was developed […]

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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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Digitalachia Podcast – Micro-Credentialing

This second installment of Digitalachia Podcast hosted by Robert Brown of the Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative‚Äôs  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‚Äôs (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 […]