Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Resources

Kentucky Humanities offers resources to teachers

Kentucky Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has been providing resources to teachers throughout the Commonwealth for many years. To enhance your reading curriculum, current offerings include School Days and Prime Time Family Reading®.
Contests

New TikTok challenge to raise awareness of FAFSA opportunities

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and GEAR UP Kentucky, a unit of the council, are throwing down the gauntlet on TikTok this month to help raise awareness about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA form.
Resources

Kentucky to the World presents virtual program with Pulitzer Award winning journalist Dana Canedy

In celebration of Black History Month, Kentucky to the World (KTW) announced a video based, online program for students, featuring Pulitzer Award winner journalist and author Dana Canedy.
Learning

Free graduate course on literacy for elementary teachers

Elementary teachers can apply by March 31 for the free year-long graduate-level Kentucky Reading Project (KRP) course for 2021-2022.
Resources

KET posting social studies video lessons monthly

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a new series of online videos to complement the current session of the General Assembly.
Contests

Louisville Zoo asking students to make art, instruments out of trash

The Louisville Zoo is holding its annual recycled art contest – dubbed “Trashformation” – online this year.
Resources

Black History Month lessons from KET

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering videos and other materials to help teachers incorporate Kentucky studies into Black History Month lessons.
Recognitions

Four Kentucky schools get award for healthy family engagement

Four Kentucky public schools, already among the state’s 45 winners of the America’s Healthiest Schools designation by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, have won the additional honor of the first-ever Family Engagement Distinction presented by Kohl’s Healthy at Home.
Recognitions

Kentucky schools get awards for women’s computer science access

Twenty-two Kentucky schools are being recognized by the College Board for expanding young women’s access to computer science in 2020.
Conferences

Workshops available on teaching environmental issues

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering courses, training and workshops to educators over the next several months.