Teachers and Other Professionals

The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) and Student Growth

Published: 8/8/2018 12:43 PM

Many teachers, administrators, and instructional coaches around Kentucky and the nation have been using the LDC resources to support student growth in literacy.  The resources below are meant to provide additional guidance to support how these resources can also support the Student Growth Process as a part of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES).  

Lindsey Stevens “Data, Data, Data”:  In this article, Lindsey Stevens, teacher from Washington, shares how LDC provided the opportunity for her to connect data to student learning.

Using LDC to Support Student Growth: This PowerPoint with audio provides an introduction to using LDC to measure and/or support the Student Growth Process.  This resource addresses issues such as appropriateness, rigor and comparability.

Content-Specific Samples:  The samples below provide examples of how LDC could be used, when appropriate, to measure student growth. 

     Social Studies Sample (World History, 10th Grade)
         Social Studies Scenario
         SS Scored Student Work
     ELA Sample (4th Grade)
          SGG/LDC Comparison Chart

Robin Hebert
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Next Generation Professionals
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, Ky 40601
(502) 564-1479
Fax (502) 564-6470

​Additional Resources and Professional Learning


Kentucky Framework for Teaching and LDC:

This resource is designed for administrators and teachers to use in conferencing and as a part of reflection in the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System (PGES) when planning and implementing an LDC module.


LDC is a national community of educators providing a teacher-designed and research-proven framework, online tools, and resources for creating literacy-rich assignments and courses across content areas.
If you would like to schedule an LDC professional learning series in your school or district, please contact Kelly Philbeck, Instructional Specialist and LDC State Lead for Kentucky, at kelly.philbeck@education.ky.gov

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