Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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The Arboretum offers classroom experience on ecosystems

The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky is offering a classroom experience in which students can explore connections between plants, other organisms and their environments by designing miniature ecosystems contained within terrariums.
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New bullying prevention lessons available

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering lessons on bullying prevention and resilience to elementary school educators throughout the Commonwealth.
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KSP rolls out mobile substance abuse education exhibit

The Kentucky State Police has introduced a new mobile substance abuse education exhibit designed to help inform the public about the effects of substance abuse that is available for use by schools and other organizations.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.