Category: Notes from Forward

How to Create A Classroom Culture of Deeper Learning

    by Andrew Waterhouse Ballard High School, Jefferson County Public Schools @Mr_h2ocasa A question I’ve found myself asking lately is what in education is sustainable? As most teachers have experienced, the landscape of education constantly changes. Whether it’s standards-based grading, culturally-responsive teaching, project-based learning, or personalized learning, […]

Making Time for Teacher Leadership

Melissa Shearon is a KDE Recovery Specialist, but before then, she was a JCPS teacher who participated in the Kentucky Classroom Teachers Enacting Positive Solutions action research cohort. Her story is below. If you are interested in taking part in 2018-2019, please look here for more application information […]

Do Teachers Make A Difference?

By Sheryl Woods sheryl.boyd@jefferson.kyschools.us @TeacherLadyKY I was asked, not that long ago, “Do teachers make a difference?”  The answer, to me, is obvious. Of course they make a difference. There would be minimal learning happening in schools if there were no teachers. But where exactly does the impact […]