Monday, June 17, 2019
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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KET, PBS provide resources for Pi Day

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and PBS LearningMedia is offering several resources for teachers to use on Pi Day, March 14.
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U.S. Census Bureau providing free school resources about statistics

Preparations are underway for the 2020 U.S. Census, and the U.S. Census Bureau is providing free resources to schools through its Statistics in Schools (SIS) program.
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Kentucky Historical Society offering field trips, scholarships to cover admission

The Kentucky Historical Society offers field trips to the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and scholarships for eligible schools.
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Kentucky Humanities expanding reading and storytelling program

Kentucky Humanities has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to expand the Prime Time Family Reading Time program to 20 public schools during 2018 and an additional 20 schools in 2019.
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VSA Kentucky art exhibit available to schools

The 2018 VSA Kentucky Student Traveling Exhibition, “A Matter of Perspective,” has begun its tour and is available free of charge to schools, museums and other institutions.
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Lexington arts and science center offers programs

The Living Arts and Science Center in Lexington offers science discovery field trips, planetarium shows and outreach programs to schools.