Monday, June 1, 2020
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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.
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Two new social studies resources available from KDE

In support of the implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, the Kentucky Department of Education has released two new professional learning modules.
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Kentucky Virtual Library now available to all Kentucky students, teachers

The Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE) has announced that all K-12 students and teachers in Kentucky now have free access to an online portal of educational resources that can support learning and lessons at home during non-traditional instruction.
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Kentucky Academy of Science compiles NTI resources for science teachers

The Kentucky Academy of Science has compiled a collection of science teaching resources for teachers utilizing non-traditional instruction.
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National Board offers webinars for educators working remotely

The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards is offering a series of webinars and accompanying Twitter chats for educators who are utilizing non-traditional instruction during the COVID-19 emergency.
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KET Education offers resources, content for possible NTI days

KET Education and Kentucky Educational Television are offering their help to Kentucky educators who are planning and looking for resources and content for possible non-traditional instruction (NTI) days.
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KBE member’s Facebook group to host live online lessons

The Kentucky Parents in the Know Facebook group will host more than 30 educators presenting live lessons for students utilizing nontraditional instruction over a three-week period beginning March 23. The lessons will be in various subject areas across various grade levels.
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NGSS student work rubrics released

SCALE and the Literacy Design Collaborative have released a set of Next Generation Science Standards-aligned student work rubrics for K-12.
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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.
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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.