Friday, July 3, 2020

Hands-on virtual activities available through the Cleveland Fed

Looking for opportunities to engage your kids during the summer? The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has created a variety of virtual summer programming hands-on activities that teach important financial literacy concepts while providing fun for the whole family.

COVID-19 mental health course available

KET Education's newest self-paced course, “Mental Health During COVID-19,” is now available. The course is a comprehensive look at mental health issues among teens...

Local public libraries will receive free access to Kentucky Virtual Library

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) and the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives (KDLA) are partnering to provide all state residents with free access to the Kentucky Virtual Library during the upcoming school year.

Meet the Helpers introduces children to community helpers

Meet the Helpers is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness. The Meet the Helpers collection on PBS LearningMedia introduces “helpers” and explains the roles they play in emergency situations.

KET webinars spotlight tools, resources for at-home learning

Kentucky Educational Television and KET Education have produced a series of short webinars designed to take a deep look at tools and resources KET recommends for parents, students and teachers as they continue to discover new ways to learn while working from home during non-traditional instruction.

NASA toolkit provides activities for Earth Day

NASA is offering a toolkit of activities for students and families to mark the 50th hanniversary of Earth Day on April 22. The collection includes numerous activities that can help students observe “Earth Day at Home” during non-traditional instruction.

Project Learning Tree resources available for Earth Day

Project Learning Tree has compiled a collection of stories and resources to mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22. The collection can help educators and youth learn about sustainability issues, climate science, and actions they can take this Earth Day and every day.

PBS offers earth science resources for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

PBS LearningMedia is offering a collection of earth science resources to help teachers and students mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 by educating themselves about the earth and ways to be environmentally friendly and energy efficient to ensure its health.

TNTP resources can help schools partner with families, stakeholders

TNTP has released two resources to help schools partner with families and other stakeholders virtually as they adapt to at-home learning, including a survey any school system can use to gather feedback during extended closures.

EPA packages resources to celebrate 50th anniversary of Earth Day

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has packaged a number of its environmental information and educational resources for use during non-traditional instruction in conjunction with its observance of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22.