Thursday, September 21, 2017

Practices for simply solving pesky probability problems in grades 6-12

The University of Louisville's Susan A. Peters describes how hypothetical 1,000 tables can help students discover the sometimes-confusing rules of probability.

Meet KDE’s literacy team

Jamee Barton, Whitney Hamilton, Micki Ray and Teresa Rogers are the Kentucky Department of Education's literacy team.

Watch KDE’s Virtual Professional Learning series

Keep your skills sharp with these online professional learning sessions.

Plan now for these upcoming state math conferences

Make plans now to join fellow mathematics educators and participate in statewide collegial learning opportunities.

Revisiting text complexity

With implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards in 2009, grade-level reading bands shifted to reflect the higher expectations needed to prepare students for college and careers. Along came new conversations and resources, defining text complexity.

Adopt-A-Highway Art Contest accepting student entries

Students are invited to enter the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s (KYTC) Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest, which is designed to increase public awareness about the damaging effects of litter, change attitudes and behaviors about littering and educate Kentuckians about the Adopt-a-Highway program.

Kentucky Storytelling Conference to be held in Louisville

Registration is open for the Kentucky Storytelling Conference Nov. 3-4 at the Hotel Louisville.

Proposals sought for English/language arts teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts (KCTE) is accepting proposals for its annual conference Feb. 23-24 at Embassy Suites Lexington.

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several professional learning opportunities this fall in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD, Project Underground, the Leopold Education Project and other curricula.

Workshop on teaching economics through children’s literature planned

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis is offering a free professional learning workshop on teaching economics and personal finance through children’s literature Oct. 19 at Drury Inn in Bowling Green.