ARI Tech Tip: Using TweetDeck for Twitter Chats

Twitter Chats have proven a useful tool for sharing and collaboration, especially within the education community. TweetDeck is a web based tool that can help make Twitter chats a little more user friendly and a whole lot more fun. Click below to learn more. TweetDeck for Twitter Chats Say that 5 times really fast… Twitter […]

KVEC Calendar May – August 2016

Wondering how a KVEC event you missed turned out? Follow our Twitter for live KVEC updates!  Tweets by @KVEC_ARI May 11: Innovation Coordinator meeting in Hazard 14:  Super STEM Saturday at Leslie Co. High School, 10 a – 2 p, contact @katslone 20: Apple WiFi update training with Todd Wellman @ Hazard KVEC offices. Contact Andrew Castle @acastle […]

6k Gather for KVEC National Recognition in Education Innovation

Six months of student-centered classroom redesigns, technical project-based learning, on-campus gardening, leadership exchanges, and much more culminated in 150+ presentations on April 27 in Pikeville. More than 1200 people gathered at the East KY Expo Center, with an additional 5,000 by live stream, for the 2nd Annual Action Research Summit. Thousands of social media posts generated […]

The Best Way to Get Good Maps is to do it Ourselves

Have you ever tried to find something on Google Maps, only to have your GPS point you to some completely wrong place in the middle of nowhere? It’s more common than you might think, and it doesn’t only happen here in the mountains. Even in big cities like Atlanta, businesses are constantly opening, closing, and […]

KVEC pioneers Expeditionary Learning Fellows Initiative

The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC) is pioneering an exciting initiative that will increase place-based inquiry learning in classrooms across the region. The Expeditionary Learning Fellows (ELF) Initiative is one of the latest components of the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative, which launched when KVEC and 17 member school districts in eastern Kentucky were awarded a Race-to-the-Top […]

#ARIaction16 Goes Viral in EKY

Roughly 1,000 educators and learners gathered at the East Kentucky Expo Center yesterday to celebrate Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative’s 2nd Annual ARI Action Research Summit. More than 5,000 people participated virtually through our livestream, websites, and social media to share the story of innovation in rural education through the Appalachian Renaissance Initiative. WYMT-TV even showed up […]