Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Tags Social studies

Tag: social studies

Inquiring minds

Boyle County schools have expanded inquiry-based learning to multiple subjects and grade levels as part of a pilot project that educators hope will help students develop critical thinking skills.

Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program open to educators

Applications are being accepted for the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program at the U.S. Department of Education (USED), which provides opportunities for qualified educators to participate in short-term seminars abroad – mainly on topics in the social sciences, social studies and the humanities – for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the 2018 White House History Teacher Institute, scheduled for July 16-20 in Washington, D.C. The workshop allows educators to discover the history behind the White House and explore how stories from the building can be used to enhance social studies classrooms.

KDE seeking comment on draft Bible Literacy Standards

The Kentucky Department of Education is seeking feedback on proposed Bible Literacy Standards.

Civics Test Manual available

A Civics Test Manual is available to offer potential guidance to districts in preparation for the administration of the legislatively required exam.

Boyle teacher named secondary social studies teacher of the year

Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, has been named Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).

KDE working on new tests, classes and standards revision

It was a busy summer for social studies staff at the Kentucky Department of Education, with civics symposiums and planning for new classes, a new civics test and new standards.

Kentucky Junior Historical Society: Discovering history close to home

The Kentucky Junior Historical Society, as a program of the Kentucky Historical Society, has been serving Kentucky’s students and teachers since the 1960s.

Controversy comes to the classroom

Social studies teacher wants students to learn how to handle tough topics at school, so they can handle them in the real world.

Clark, Fayette teachers receive Earle C. Clements Award

Three Kentucky high school teachers are the winners of the 2017 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards from the National Archives and the University of Kentucky...