Monday, July 24, 2017

KDE hosts Kentucky Civics Symposium

The Kentucky Department of Education will host the 2017 Kentucky Civics Symposium to promote best practices in civic education this summer at three locations.

Nominations open for KCSS outstanding teacher award

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) is accepting nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award. The award will be given...

Bullitt teacher named Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Jennifer Faith, a teacher at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder...

History education conference registration open

Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s 2017 Kentucky History Education Conference for K-12 educators July 13-14 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

LaRue teacher named Kentucky’s James Madison Fellow

Kendrick Bryan, a social studies teacher at LaRue County High School, has been selected as Kentucky’s 2017 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison...
Abigail Slade and Tarin Ackerman, both 8th-graders in Angel Justice’s social studies class at East Jessamine Middle School (Jessamine County) play a game of Kahoot to review for a test. Justice pairs students with disabilities with other students in her classes as a way to foster independence and academic growth. Submitted photo by Ellen Bloyd, Jan. 24, 2016

Incorporate students with disabilities into social studies classrooms

Jessamine County's Ellen Bloyd shares how her district's teachers work together to keep students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classes with their same-age peers.

Learn about new citizenship test at KDE Civics Symposium

The Kentucky Department of Education will host the 2017 Kentucky Civics Symposium to promote best practices in civic education.

Summer professional development opportunities

Check out these professional development opportunities for teachers that will be available this summer.

Cincinnati institute focuses on teaching the Holocaust

The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education and Xavier University will offer the Roma and Sam Kaltman Holocaust Studies for Educators institute June 19-23...

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 White House History Teacher Institute, scheduled for July 17-21 in Washington, D.C. The workshop allows educators to discover...