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.
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) offers History smArts, an art-related history lesson, to classrooms in grades 3-5.
Schools and other organizations are invited to host free screenings of “Decoding the Weather Machine,” the newest climate change documentary from PBS’ “Nova.”
Kentucky Educational Television is offering travel reimbursements for media arts workshops at KET Network Center in Lexington during the 2018-2019 school year.
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.
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 several tools and tips teachers can use in their classrooms, as well as Google Classroom Integration:
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.
In the wake of recent school shootings, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center (NTAC) has launched an initiative to provide updated research and guidance to school personnel, law enforcement and other public safety partners on the prevention of school-based violence.
The Kentucky Department of Education has made the 2018 installment of positive behavioral intervention and support video modules available to educators.