Thursday, June 22, 2017

Nominate schools, individuals for environmental awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s 2017 Excellence in EE Awards, which recognize the outstanding achievements of individuals, organizations, agencies,...

Educators invited to outdoor climate change workshop

Teaching Climate Change and Forest Ecology, an outdoor workshop for teachers, will be held May 20 at Graining Fork Nature Preserve near Slade. The workshop,...

KDE holding work sessions on through-course tasks

The Kentucky Department of Education will host two work sessions related to the through-course task (TCT) component of its new science assessment system. The Field...
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.

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...

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.

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.