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Noah Klein

An Opportunity of a Lifetime

by Johanna Parr Klondike Lane Elementary   johanna.parr@jefferson.kyschools.us When someone asks, “What do you do for a living?” many professionals reply with a simple explanation. An artist says, “I create vivid paintings,” a writer boasts, “I produce engaging novels,” and a musician asserts, “I conceive unforgettable symphonies.” When a teacher is asked the same question, the answer is not quite as simple. Teachers […]

NGSS 3-Dimensional Wave Riding

by Chelsea Haynes chelsea.haynes@jefferson.kyschools.us @MrsHaynesSci   As I sat among fellow teachers at a KDE Through Course Task Analysis session, Dr. Stephen Pruitt popped in to speak with us.  He gave us this courageous charge: “Teachers, it’s time to take back your classrooms!” He later mentioned that the […]

The Hate You Give

by Aven Cook jazmine.anderson@jefferson.kyschools.us @AvenCook This summer I was able to read a young adult novel written by Angie Thomas titled The Hate U Give. I discovered it last school year when one of my freshman did a book talk on it as her independent reading project. My […]