Thursday, April 27, 2017
Students in Paula Maupin’s kindergarten class at Washington County Elementary School learn about pushes and pulls as part of a new emphasis on implementing Kentucky's science standards in all grades. During the experiment, students pull crates that are empty, half full and full to see the different amount of force it takes to pull the objects. Submitted photo by Paula Maupin

Aligning early grades to science standards

Washington County Elementary School staff are moving in a direction that will bring their school into alignment with the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.
Kaylib Nelson, a 4th-grader at Lemons Mill Elementary counts out loud with his class during a "GoNoodle" video over math. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 3, 2017

Scott County school seeing gains in the classroom with extra recess

The teachers at Lemons Mill Elementary (Scott County) have seen a big change in their students since they added an extra recess for the 2016-17 school year.

The ABCs of observation

Setting up an Unnatural Nature Trail can provide you with an effective and fun way to help students become more observant and attuned to the world around them.

Real science for real life: Time

Help your students understand different measurements of time with these explanations and experiments from the Kentucky Academy of Science.

KAEE offers outdoor learning symposium in Richmond

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education will host at Outdoor Learning Symposium June 15 at Kit Carson Elementary School in Richmond. The free event for...

Scholastic Book Fairs hosting warehouse sales

Scholastic Book Fairs will hold warehouse sales in May at locations in and near Kentucky. The sales allow librarians, teachers and others to refresh...

National Geographic Society offering educator grants

The National Geographic Society is offering educators grants to support projects that aim to teach people about the world and how it works, empowering them to make it a better place.

Rocks and minerals workshop set for June

The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association will hold its annual teachers workshop – Rocks and Minerals in Modern Society – June 21-22 at Georgetown College.

SNAP training session to be offered in Bowling Green

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics will offer a SNAP (Student Numeracy Assessment Progressions) training session June 1-2 in Bowling Green. The two-day course for K-2...

PIMSER offers summer professional learning

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform at the University of Kentucky is offering 12 professional learning opportunities this summer.