Friday, September 22, 2017
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National Science Bowl registration set to open

Registration is opening soon for 2018 regional competition in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Science Bowl, a nationwide system of knowledge tournaments in critical areas of STEM.

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

Registration is open for the Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) Conference on Science Education, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.

Solar eclipse demonstrates district’s capability to collaborate

Allen County plans to apply the lessons learned from planning for the recent total solar eclipse to future projects.

PIMSER offers three academies for math, science teachers

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education, which has moved to Eastern Kentucky University, is offering these three professional learning opportunities this fall.

Why through-course tasks should be seen as an opportunity

Boyle County's Cheyenne Mills says through-course tasks are wonderful tools that support how teachers and administrators look at science instruction .

Workshop provides info on three environmental education curricula

A two-day workshop on the Project Flying WILD, Project Underground and Leopold Education Project environmental education curricula will be held Sept. 28-29 at John James Audubon State Park in Henderson.

Computer science opportunities expanded for Kentucky students

Kentucky Commissioner of Education Stephen Pruitt, state and national partners from AdvanceKentucky, the College Board, Code.org and Kentucky Sen. David Givens announced a new computer science initiative that will expand computer science learning opportunities for Kentucky public school students.

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.