Thursday, July 9, 2020

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.

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.

Endangered species featured in online lesson for 4th- and 5th-graders

The Office of Kentucky Nature Preserves offers an interactive online lesson on endangered species for use 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.

Environmental education groups offer recommendations, resources

The Kentucky Environmenal Education Council and the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education have developed lists of recommendations for ways to get outside this spring while keeping yourself and others healthy.

Beginning March 30, KET devotes daytime schedule to at-home learning

In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on schools, KET will be modifying the weekday daytime schedule on its main channel beginning March 30.

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.

Free lesson plans focus on importance of local government

The Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) is offering a series of lesson plans targeted to elementary school students in conjunction with City Government Month...

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.

White House Historical Association offers digital education resources

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is continuing its work remotely by helping educators utilize its digital education resources for online classrooms and non-traditional instruction.