Letcher Middle School News

Schools are busy places, it can be difficult to keep up with all the various things going on at once. Luckily, a middle school in Letcher County, Kentucky is making it easier to keep up to date with their school’s status. Every week the students record the newscast and have it ready to watch all […]

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Welcome to ATLAS

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative has partnered with Unified Champion Schools and Special Olympics Kentucky to host ATLAS (Accepting Teaching Learning Achieving Succeeding). ATLAS is a unified program for middle school boys with and without intellectual disabilities. Unified Champion School Components Whole School Awareness and Involvement: awareness and education activities that promote inclusion and reach the […]

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Whole Brain Teaching

The Holler has produced the FIRECAST series for almost a year now and we’ve seen a lot of unique teaching strategies and innovations in the classroom. We knew we hadn’t seen them all and the teaching practices put in place at Louisa East Elementary are among those that completely blew us away. We were told […]

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Owsley Co. High Visits Alaska?

Did you know that Alaska is approximately  67 hours away from Kentucky by car? Well, it’s probably a bit farther than that after all the stops, but Owsley Co. High school doesn’t let that stop them from collaborating with experts in animal sciences and other fields. Using their new video conferencing station all of this and more […]

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KVEC FIRESummit Fall 2018

Educators, community leaders, and students gathered on October 24, 2018, for the Fall 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 10,000 participants joined in the Forging Innovation in Rural Education (FIRE) summit hosted by the […]

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FIRECAST – Cooking and Learning In The Classroom

KVEC’s FIRECAST highlights creative and determined educators building their classrooms into a one of a kind experience. Our goal is to showcase classroom innovations and to inspire others to help change the narrative of Eastern Kentucky. Teresa Miller is a K-2 Special Education teacher in Perry County. This is her second year receiving a Learning […]

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The 606 Coffee

The 606 Coffee Shop will be Hazard, Kentucky’s newest addition to downtown Hazard. Where you will be welcome to come sit down, enjoy a cup of coffee with friends or get a cup to go! 8 students from Hazard High School came up with this idea to bridge the gap between business and art. The […]

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Catchin’ Critters at the Gorge!

The Red River Gorge – located in Powell, Menifee and Wolfe counties – is one of the most beautiful and geologically interesting places in Eastern Kentucky. But, what’s happening underneath the surface of this natural beauty? That’s one of the many questions that Wolfe County High School are trying to answer. The students, accompanied by […]

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Eastern Kentucky Students are Hollerin’

The Holler hosted its first workshop to teach students the fundamentals of 3D design. The workshop utilized Blender, a free open-source 3D graphics software. The students can use this software to create animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models and interactive 3D applications. Students were given supplemental materials to further their learning outside of […]

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#KYGoDigital

Kentucky has always been ahead when it comes to instructional technology but we could always use a refresher! The hashtag #KYGoDigital has become the brand that binds a network of educators who are invested in digital learning. KYGoDigitals mission is to inspire Kentucky educators to CREATE innovative leading and learning experiences, CONNECT them through social media, […]

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