Saturday, July 4, 2020
Conferences

Share best practices on SDI during NTI in online professional development

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services (NKCES) will host a professional development webinar in which educators can share best practices in specially designed instruction (SDI) during non-traditional instruction at 2 p.m. ET April 21.
Announcements

Morehead State to offer discounted graduate tuition for educators

Morehead State University (MSU) will offer discounted graduate tuition for educators enrolled in courses within its College of Education beginning with the summer 2020 term.
Recognitions

Six districts recognized among Best Communities for Music Education

Six Kentucky school districts have been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from the NAMM Foundation for their outstanding commitment to music education and efforts to assure access to music for all students as part of a well-rounded education.
Announcements

EdWeek report examines social-emotional learning during closure period

Education Week has published a special report that explores the challenges and opportunities to teaching social-emotional learning (SEL) when school buildings are open and tactics for keeping up the teaching of SEL with nearly every student in the United States out of school this spring due to the COVID-19 emergency.
Announcements

GoTeachKY initiative offers support to teachers working remotely

GoTeachKY, an initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education, has launched an initiative designed to support teachers who are working remotely.
Recognitions

Simpson library media specialist chosen for NEA Foundation fellowship

Sam Northern, a library media specialist at Simpson Elementary School (Simpson County), has been selected as a 2020 NEA Global Learning Fellow by the NEA Foundation.
Resources

White House history highlighted in weekly activity series

The White House Historical Association Education Team has created an educational activity series on White House history designed for students in grades K-5 utilizing non-traditional instruction.
Resources

Cincinnati Zoo features its animals in daily videos

The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is presenting a daily series of online videos and activities for use during non-traditional instruction.
Resources

Jackson teacher offers at-home learning tips on PBS blog

Ashley Judd, a 1st-grade teacher at Tyner Elementary School (Jackson County), provides tips for parents and guardians who are facilitating their children’s learning during non-traditional instruction in an entry on a PBS education blog.
Announcements

KyTSA opens online store to benefit Team Kentucky Fund

The Kentucky Technology Student Association state officer team has opened a temporary online store to sell what would have been the 2020 state conference T-shirt and lapel pins, as well as other KyTSA-related items.