Monday, September 28, 2020
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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.
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NASA at Home resources bring agency’s work to students

NASA has launched a collection of resources designed to engage students in the agency’s discoveries, research and exploration from around the world and across the universe while they are utilizing non-traditional instruction.
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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.
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KAS professional learning modules can replace in-person professional development

With in-person professional development opportunities being canceled, the Kentucky Department of Education is offering professional learning modules that can serve as alternatives and help educators build better understanding of the Kentucky Academic Standards.
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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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KET creates online toolkit of resources for families, educators

In response to the need for at-home learning resources while Kentucky students are utilizing non-traditional instruction due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Kentucky Educational Television has created an online toolkit for families and educators. The toolkit provides families with free, high-quality educational resources for students at all grade levels.
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Scholastic presents online resources, activities

Scholastic has compiled a collection of online resources and activities for students in grades preK-9 who are utilizing non-traditional instruction.
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AgWeek compiles agricultural experiences for students

AgWeek has compiled a collection of online agricultural experiences for students utilizing non-traditional instruction that includes virtual tours, agriculture games and activities and opportunities to read about agriculture.
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KDE provides tools for evaluating online instructional materials

Schools and districts are being provided with increased access to digital resources. To ensure that Kentucky students continue to have access to high-quality, standards-aligned instruction, schools and districts can use the instructional resource alignment rubrics and assignment review protocols compiled by the Kentucky Department of Education to evaluate how well online instructional materials align to the Kentucky Academic Standards.
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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.