Please browse session resources below from KET’s 2021 Summer Professional Development Days:
KENTUCKY’S NEW TECH STANDARDS
Laura Raganas, Digital Learning Coach State Lead, shares about the new KY Academic Standards for Technology that will roll into full implementation Fall 2021 and are a graduation requirement.
CREATING IN COSPACES
Ashley Judd, SESC Instructional Coach, and Cynthia Warner, KET Multimedia Education Consultant, introduce CoSpaces, a web-based app that allows students to create and interact with AR and VR media.
KENTUCKY ACADEMIC STANDARDS FOR LIBRARY MEDIA
James Allen, Statewide School Library Lead/Digital Learning Coach, discusses the new Kentucky Academic Standards for Library Media.
Jeff Sebulsky, STLP Program Manager/Digital Learning Coach, provides information about the STLP program and discusses how to involve your school so that your students can participate in the robust, fun student resources and projects.
HOW TO USE DIGITAL STORYTELLING TO ACTIVATE STUDENT VOICE
Elis Estrada, Senior Director, and Victor Fernandez, Youth Media Producer of PBS NewsHour’s Student Reporting Labs (SRL), share information about PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs, a national youth journalism program.
Dianna Wolfe, Library Media Specialist, Digital Learning Coach of T.C. Cherry Elem., leads a discussion to answer the age-old question (at least for the last 20 years), “Can we put this online?”
FACT OR FICTION? FINDING FAKERY-FREE ONLINE INFORMATION
KET Education Consultant Larry Moore shares how, in an age of misinformation, you can help your students find credible factual content when doing research for a school assignment or even to find out the latest news.
USING SCREENCASTIFY FOR REMOTE LEARNING
Dee Dee Webb, Technology Integration Specialist for Grayson Co. Schools, introduces Screencastify, a Chrome extension that allows you to screen record your explanations of lesson content while illustrating it on your computer screen.
Sam Northern, KASL President and LMS of Simpson Elem., discusses how videography lets students discover the fascinating world around them.
THE (W)HOLE CHILD: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING & EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH
Holly Ackerman and Brittany Strube, KET Early Childhood Education Consultants, ask, “How can we help our children feel safe and secure when we’re struggling ourselves?” Learn how to help kids develop a strong emotional toolkit and enable them to better able to handle the ups and downs of life.
SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Owsley Co. HS art/music teacher Stevi Nolan and her student team share their experiences in overcoming the challenges of storytelling and creating media through remote learning. Learn how a class joined virtually to produce a powerful film that also addresses coping skills, acceptance, and empathy.
CELEBRATING CULTURES WITH MOLLY OF DENALI
GBH Education Marketing Manager Nicki Sirianni shares about the PBS KIDS’ award-winning series Molly of Denali, which follows the adventures of curious and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl who lives in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.