Monday, December 10, 2018

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.

Louisville Zoo offers educational programs as part of field trips

The Louisville Zoo offers educational experiences that provide an opportunity for students to discover natural phenomena in an immersive learning environment. The zoo’s education department strives to make each educational experience an extension of the classroom.

Authors will visit schools as part of retooled Kentucky Book Fair

The Kentucky Book Fair is expanding to a week-long festival in 2018, and the format of its Kids Day also will change. Six popular authors will visit 10 rural schools across Kentucky Nov. 12-16 during Kentucky Book Festival School Days.

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:

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.