Thursday, January 24, 2019

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.

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.

Secret Service releases operational guide on preventing school violence

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.

New PBIS video modules available

The Kentucky Department of Education has made the 2018 installment of positive behavioral intervention and support video modules available to educators.

Summer Math Challenge can help students retain math skills

The Summer Math Challenge, a free mathematics skills program from the Quantile Framework for Mathematics, is open to students who have completed grades 1-8.

KAEE seeking educators to pilot environmental education units

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is seeking volunteers to pilot three environmental education units in the classroom during the days between the end of the K-PREP testing period and the end of the school year.

EPA seeking schools for Air Quality Flag Program

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking new participants for its Air Quality Flag Program, which can inform students, staff and parents about the air quality in their communities.

Financial literacy resources available from Department of Financial Institutions

The Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is celebrating Financial Literacy Month in April by sharing resources and lessons with teachers and extension agents across Kentucky.