Friday, September 22, 2017

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.

McConnell Center scholars program open to social studies teachers

Kentucky social studies teachers are invited to apply for the University of Louisville McConnell Center Civics Education Program’s 2016-17 Teacher Scholars Program. Participants will...

McConnell Center offers two social studies conferences

The University of Louisville McConnell Center is hosting two four-day professional learning conferences this fall: Shakespeare & Plutarch: Liberty & Tyranny will be Nov....

Summer social studies professional development opportunities

Looking for professional learning in social studies this summer? Check out these professional learning opportunities