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Creating, implementing and analyzing formative science assessments in K-8

Teachers from several western Kentucky school districts recently completed the first year of a partnership designed to develop a bank of high-quality, elementary/middle science formative assessments.

Behind the scenes at the Louisville Zoo

As a group of teachers from across the state entered the room for one recent professional learning session, they were greeted by some animals that you don't normally see in a reception area. The teachers had come to take part in the Louisville Zoo in 3D event, a day focused on showing educators that the zoo can be a valuable educational tool. 

Growing students with environmental education

Teachers discover the benefits of learning outside at the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s Outdoor Learning Symposium.

Nominations open for KSTA teaching awards

Nominations are open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year awards and for the Sherry Fox Distinguished Service Award. KSTA...

NKU to offer two environmental education graduate courses

Northern Kentucky University is offering two condensed online graduate courses in environmental education during the upcoming fall semester.

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

GEOO offering travel programs for educators

Travel affordably and earn professional development credit, all while observing a world filled with phenomena just waiting to be explored.

KDE seeks reviewers for science instruction materials

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applicants for the 2017-18 school year to review nonbasal instructional materials that support science instruction.

Kids Fishing Derby set for June at Wolf Creek

The annual Kids Fishing Derby is scheduled for June 3 at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery in Jamestown.