Wednesday, June 20, 2018

New PBIS video modules available

The Kentucky Department of Education has made the 2018 installment of positive behavioral intervention and support video modules available to educators.

Summer Math Challenge can help students retain math skills

The Summer Math Challenge, a free mathematics skills program from the Quantile Framework for Mathematics, is open to students who have completed grades 1-8.

KAEE seeking educators to pilot environmental education units

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is seeking volunteers to pilot three environmental education units in the classroom during the days between the end of the K-PREP testing period and the end of the school year.

EPA seeking schools for Air Quality Flag Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking new participants for its Air Quality Flag Program, which can inform students, staff and parents about the air quality in their communities.

Financial literacy resources available from Department of Financial Institutions

The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is celebrating Financial Literacy Month in April by sharing resources and lessons with teachers and extension agents across Kentucky.

SREB offering trainings on literacy, math courses for struggling students

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has developed two sets of courses designed to increase student preparedness in literacy and mathematics, and training on both will be offered this summer.

KET, PBS provide resources for Pi Day

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS LearningMedia is offering several resources for teachers to use on Pi Day, March 14.

U.S. Census Bureau providing free school resources about statistics

Preparations are underway for the 2020 U.S. Census, and the U.S. Census Bureau is providing free resources to schools through its Statistics in Schools (SIS) program.

Kentucky Historical Society offering field trips, scholarships to cover admission

The Kentucky Historical Society offers field trips to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and scholarships for eligible schools.

Kentucky Humanities expanding reading and storytelling program

Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.