Our eighth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Second Language Research, features hosts Laura Roché Youngworth and Jeanmarie Rouhier-Willoughby discussing with Stayc Dubravac (MCLLC at UK) and Alan Brown (SPA at UK) their research on partial immersion programs. They share the effect of students' awareness of language structure and how this research can help in designing language programs. They report the results of a first round of research on 3rd and 5th graders in Lexington schools and their plans for ongoing study of this cohort. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach...

Published November 24, 2015

Robert Cass, a mathematics major and the Astronaut Scholarship winner, was the subject of last Saturday’s UK at the Half during the NJIT basketball game.

Published November 18, 2015

Noted American philosopher Biz Markie once said, "Make you co-op-er-ate with the rhythm, that is what I give 'em/ Reagan is the pres but I voted for Shirley Chisholm." In this episode of Long Story Short, Dara and Cody pull back the curtain on Shirley Chisholm's 1972 Presidential bid and, through her, take a look at what it would take for a woman to become President of the United States.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

Published November 16, 2015

In this episode of Long Story Short, the team discusses the important role that dogs played in America's history of conflict with Andrew Patrick And Bill Needle.

Published November 11, 2015
In this episode of Long Story Short Cody Foster and Dara Vance explore the history of darkness.
Published October 30, 2015

Our seventh Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Proficiency-Based Teaching, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing with Thomas Sauer the characteristics of proficiency-based instruction. Discussion includes defining characteristics of proficiency-based instruction, assessments, and activities, steps for change towards proficiency-based instruction, and proficiency-based...

Published October 26, 2015

In this episode of Long Story Short, our host Dara Vance will discuss the often controversial historical figure Christopher Columbus, and the significance of his famous voyage in 1492.

This podcast was produced by Mason Passamonte.

Published October 16, 2015

Our sixth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, Student Growth Goal Rubric, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing with Jillian Lykens, Ben McMaine, and Alicia Vinson the structure and application of the Fayette County World Language Student Growth Goal Rubrics. As they discuss what influenced and guided the rubrics, they paint a picture of how the SGG rubrics differ than rubrics traditionally used for formative and summative assessments. ...

Published September 15, 2015

Join Dara and Cody in the premiere episode of a brand new podcast series: Long Story Short (A Brief History of History). In this pilot, our intrepid hosts talk with UK History Professor Mark Summers about the history of voting in America and whether or not your vote really counts.

This podcast was produced by David Cole.

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Published August 24, 2015
Our fifth Language Talk: KWLA podcast, News and Updates for the 2015-16 School Year, features host Laura Roché Youngworth discussing upcoming events sponsored by the KWLA with President Sarah Meredith and President-Elect Lucas Gravitt. Topics include the KWLA conference in Louisville, KWLA opportunties for professional development and advocacy, plans for the World Language Showcase, and classroom techniques. If you have an event or idea to share on the Outreach Clearinghouse, please contact Laura Roche (laura.roche@fayette.kyschools.us...
Published August 13, 2015


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