Saturday, November 25, 2017
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.

Kentucky civic education award nominations open

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award. Presented by the Kentucky Office of Secretary of State in conjunction...

Sayre history symposium spotlights World War I

Sayre School will host the F. Kevin Simon History Symposium on the theme, “War and Memory: American and European Perspectives on the Great War,...

ACT surveying how science, history are taught in grades K-3

ACT is conducting surveys with Kentucky teachers, principals and district leaders through March to better understand how schools prioritize teaching science and history/social studies...

Cumberlands offers AP review day on U.S. history, government

The University of the Cumberlands will host U.S. History and Government Day, an Advanced Placement review day for local high school students, Feb. 25...