Thursday, July 9, 2020
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Webinar series from ‘Green Teacher’

Green Teacher’s 2011 webinar series, designed for both non-formal and formal youth educators, offers 30 free webinars on various environmental education topics this year....
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KHS HistoryMobile available for spring school visits

The Kentucky Historical Society HistoryMobile is now being scheduled for spring visits at schools. The full-size trailer contains the interactive exhibit, “Torn Within and...
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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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ILP Playbooks now available for grades 5-12

The Kentucky Department of Education has released the Individual Learning Plan Playbooks, which offer recommendations for chronological themes and lessons for career exploration and social and emotional development to teach at each grade level in grades 5-8 and 9-12.
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KDE offering guidance on teaching Holocaust, other cases of genocide

The Kentucky Department of Education is offering a guidance document to districts that are including instruction about the Holocaust and other cases of genocide in middle school and high school curricula.
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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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U.S. Department of Education compiles Constitution Day resources

The U.S. Department of Education has assembled a number of resources for teachers to plan activities related to Constitution Day, Sept. 17.
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Speaker offers program on history of Tuskegee Airmen

Ron Spriggs, an oral historian, lecturer and curator of Tuskegee Airmen exhibits, offers an exhibit on the Tuskegee Airman and their mission that can provide a source of historical information for classrooms during Black History Month in February and Veterans and Military Families Month in November.
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TNTP resources can help schools partner with families, stakeholders

TNTP has released two resources to help schools partner with families and other stakeholders virtually as they adapt to at-home learning, including a survey any school system can use to gather feedback during extended closures.
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Free summer mathematics program aimed skills retention

MetaMetrics is offering the Summer Math Challenge, a free six-week, e-mail-based, mathematics skills program based on the Common Core State Standards for students who...