Thursday, September 21, 2017

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...
Students from Laurie Bisconti’s 8th-grade world history class at Heritage Middle School in Livingston, N.J., simulate Athenian oarsmen from the 8th century B.C.E. This hand-on lesson helps students understand the large impact technology has had and continues to have on civilizations. Submitted photo by Kelly McKenna

History inquiry units look at how science, technology influence society

Over the course of time, engineering and technology have influenced our world socially, economically, politically and culturally. From the invention of the wheel to the many complex technological inventions and advancements of today, the intertwined relationship between engineering, technology and the rest of society is undeniable.

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.

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...

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...

Women of the present shaping the women of the future

The Kentucky Commission on Women is honoring the women of the present shaping the women of the future throughout March, which is National Women's History Month.

Integrating women’s studies into the high school curriculum

March ushers in warmer weather, a glimpse of light at the end of the school year tunnel and Women’s History Month. Students across the Commonwealth engage in lessons on famous female figures and women’s issues.