Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Classrooms can join scientists, explore virtually in Antarctic expedition

Teachers are invited to take their students’ STEM education to the next level through virtual exchange with scientists and explorers on an expedition to one of the most remote areas of the planet, the Weddell Sea off Antarctica, this month.

Kentucky Historical Society updates online educator resources

The Kentucky Historical Society has updated its educator resources webpage as part of its work to provide teachers with easier access to Kentucky history resources.

Applications open for AOPA high school aviation curriculum

Schools now may apply to use the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association’s (AOPA) 9th- or 10th-grade aviation STEM courses during the 2019-2020 school year.

Resources on evidence-based practices available from KDE

The Kentucky Department of Education has compiled several resources to assist schools in the selection of evidence-based practices. The resources, which can be found on the Evidence-Based Practices webpage, include guidance documents, training modules and tools for schools to use when evaluating evidence and selecting evidence-based interventions.

PBS LearningMedia video collection explores life of Daniel Boone

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS LearningMedia is offering a collection of video resources exploring the life of Daniel Boone.

White House Historical Association offers podcast, app

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is offering two new resources on the Executive Mansion, a podcast and a mobile app, to help educators enhance their curricula.

Resources highlight the impact of trauma on learning

The Kentucky Department of Education has formed a Trauma Champions Team, which has participated in the Trauma Informed Care for Educators and School Personnel Learning Collaboration.

KHS offers art-related lessons to elementary classrooms

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) offers History smArts, an art-related history lesson, to classrooms in grades 3-5.

Schools can host screenings of ‘Nova’ climate change documentary

Schools and other organizations are invited to host free screenings of “Decoding the Weather Machine,” the newest climate change documentary from PBS’ “Nova.”

KET offers travel reimbursement for media arts workshops

Kentucky Educational Television is offering travel reimbursements for media arts workshops at KET Network Center in Lexington during the 2018-2019 school year.