Thursday, March 23, 2017

Call Frankfort Cemetery to schedule your field trip to Boone’s grave

While a visit to Kentucky’s capital city isn’t complete without going to Frankfort Cemetery to see the burial site of Rebecca and Daniel Boone, cemetery officials are asking educators to let them know when a visit is scheduled to help ease traffic issues.

Fund school wellness initiatives with a 2017-18 school grant

Applying for an Action for Healthy Kids grant is easy and there is help available to help you submit a successful application.

Murray State NCTE chapter holding student poetry contest

Students in grades 6-12 are invited to enter the Potpourri Poetry Contest sponsored by the Murray State University chapter of the National Council of...

Professional learning opportunities for mathematics

Increase your mathematical knowledge with these professional learning opportunities.
Alyssa Wray, of Boyle County High School, stands on stage with her fellow poets as she competes in the Kentucky State Finals of Poetry Out Loud. Photo by Bobby Ellis, March 7, 2017

Poetry, loud and proud

Students from across the state traveled to the Grand Theatre in Frankfort March 7 to take part in the state finals of Poetry Out Loud.
Madison County teachers observe students participating in a formative assessment lesson (FAL) in Amanda Bailey’s 3rd-grade classroom at Shannon Johnson Elementary School (Madison County). Through observing teachers using an FAL, Madison County mathematics educators learned that productive struggle can be a good thing. Submitted photo by Mendy Mills

Math Design Collaborative: Madison County’s story

When Madison County mathematics educators asked themselves what they needed to do to improve, they decided that the work of the Math Design Collaborative would be a great fit for their district's teachers and students.
Jeani Gollihue

Feedback essential to helping students succeed in mathematics

If you were asked to list some things that you felt impact student achievement, what comes to mind?

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests are taking place through...

KET offering training in developing media arts programs

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a professional learning experience focused on developing a media arts program for schools offering grades K-8. Media arts incorporates...

Grants available for research on Congress

The Dirksen Congressional Center is taking applications for grants to fund research on congressional leadership and the U.S. Congress. The grants program was developed to...