Sunday, March 18, 2018
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Project-based learning shines spotlight on a hometown hero

Owen County students studied the life of an accomplished native son and worked in a collaborative writing environment to make his story known.

White House History Teacher Institute accepting applications

Applications are being accepted for the 2017 White House History Teacher Institute, scheduled for July 17-21 in Washington, D.C. The workshop allows educators to discover...

History inquiry units look at how science, technology influence society

Over the course of time, engineering and technology have influenced our world socially, economically, politically and culturally. From the invention of the wheel to the many complex technological inventions and advancements of today, the intertwined relationship between engineering, technology and the rest of society is undeniable.

Clements award recognizes high school history, civics teachers

Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative...

Women of the present shaping the women of the future

The Kentucky Commission on Women is honoring the women of the present shaping the women of the future throughout March, which is National Women's History Month.

Integrating women’s studies into the high school curriculum

March ushers in warmer weather, a glimpse of light at the end of the school year tunnel and Women’s History Month. Students across the Commonwealth engage in lessons on famous female figures and women’s issues.

ACT surveying how science, history are taught in grades K-3

ACT is conducting surveys with Kentucky teachers, principals and district leaders through March to better understand how schools prioritize teaching science and history/social studies...

Icy exploration leads to lessons

Sam Northern, librarian at Simpson Elementary, is bringing his Antarctic expedition to the classroom through interdisciplinary lessons.

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.

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.