Saturday, November 25, 2017

Free resources for Black History Month

This February, the Allan Houston Foundation is providing EverFi’s 306-African American History digital resource to Kentucky schools at no cost.

Applications open for Teachers for Global Classrooms Program

The Teachers for Global Classrooms Program is a year-long, fully funded professional development opportunity for elementary, middle and high school teachers to become leaders in global education.

Nominations sought for Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award

Nominations and applications are being accepted for the Secretary of State's Kentucky Outstanding Civic Education Leadership Award.

Nominate a teacher for Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

Nominations are open for the Kentucky History Teacher of the Year award presented by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award will...

Frazier museum presents professional learning on Pearl Harbor

The Frazier History Museum in Louisville is offering a free professional learning program Jan. 28 in conjunction with its “Personal Stories of Pearl Harbor”...

Welcome to the Social Studies page

Lauren Gallicchio is the new social studies consultant for the Kentucky Department of Education.

Civics initiative encourages student involvement in government

Generation Citizen, an action civics education organization, is launching #Beyondtheballot, a campaign to remind young people about the importance of local government and sustained...

KEDC wins three-year grant for history education project

The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC) has been awarded the Academies for American History and Civics grant for Project HEART (History Education through Advanced...

Smithsonian Folklorist Challenge looking for submissions

The Global Folklorist Challenge gives students the opportunity to research and communicate using media literacy skills to introduce a tradition bearer, which is a person who upholds cultural traditions from their community.

Don’t miss these important commemorations in your classroom

Don’t miss the opportunity to plan ahead for important dates during the school year.