Thursday, August 16, 2018

Jefferson teacher attends National Gallery of Art teacher institute

Carol Hawkins, a teacher at Breckinridge-Franklin Elementary School (Jefferson County), was one of 52 participants in the 2018 National Gallery of Art Summer Teacher Institute on storytelling and the visual arts in Washington in July.

Kentucky Center for Mathematics course catalog available

The Kentucky Center for Mathematics’ 2018-2019 Course Catalog is available for mathematics educators.

Two teachers, state adviser recognized by Technology Student Association

Two teachers were recognized as Kentucky’s chapter adviser of the year by the Technology Student Association at its national conference earlier this summer in Atlanta.

Kentucky NEED Project offers energy education workshops

The Kentucky NEED (National Energy Education Development) Project is offering 12 energy education workshops this fall.

Nominations open for KCSS outstanding teacher award

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2018 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.

PBS LearningMedia offers tools, tips for teachers

PBS LearningMedia offers several tools and tips teachers can use in their classrooms, as well as Google Classroom Integration:

Grant available to help Brazilian educators develop English teaching capacity

The Regional English Language Office at the U.S. Embassy in Brazil is offering a funding opportunity to support the development of English teaching capacity for Brazilian public school teachers in bilingual schools through an in-person and online exchange program.

Stock Market Game teaches economics, investing

Teachers in grades 5-12 may register their students to participate in the Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills and can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes.

McConnell Center scholars program open to social studies teachers

The University of Louisville McConnell Center Civics Education Program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of its Teacher Scholars Program lecture and seminar series.

KCTE seeking proposals for annual conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of English/Language Arts is accepting proposals for its annual conference, which will be Feb. 22-23 at Embassy Suites Lexington.