Making Waves in South Sudan

By Leah Slucher Leah Slucher is the library media specialist at Schaffner Traditional Elementary School. She also serves as a JCPSForward Building Ambassador for the school. Follow her on Twitter @schaffnerlmc. The 5th-grade students at Schaffner Traditional Elementary recently read the book A Long Walk to Water by […]

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 […]