Sunday, July 22, 2018

Southeast/South-Central co-op to host NGSS workshop

The Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative will host a workshop on the Next Generation Science Standards for new or relatively new science teachers July 23 at its office in London.

Virtual Math Summit offers 31 presentations for elementary teachers

Build Math Minds will host its Virtual Math Summit, a free online professional learning event featuring 31 mathematics education presentations for teachers in grades pre-K-5, from July 30-Aug. 1.

NKCES offering physical education, arts and humanities academy

The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services will host the NKCES Regional Physical Education and Arts and Humanities Summer Academy on July 26 at North Pointe Elementary School in Hebron.

Workshop will help educators understand progression of fractions

Green River Regional Educational Cooperative (GRREC) will host a workshop designed to help educators deepen their understanding of the progression of fractions July 24-25 at its training facility in Bowling Green.

Workshop showcases environmental education curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host two workshops for teachers on environmental education curricula July 20 and 26 at The Arboretum in Lexington.
Meredith White

Core practice hacks: But, for R.E.A.L.

We need to be planning for and planning on Reflecting, Energizing, Assessing and Leading. It starts with taking an honest look at our classroom environment, interactions with students, biases, priorities, curriculum preferences and most honestly, our own experiences learning the same content.

Math teachers’ group seeks proposals for fall conference

The Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM) is accepting proposals for the KCTM Fall Conference, which will be Nov. 3 at Frederick Douglass High School in Lexington.

Fayette teacher named Kentucky History Teacher of the Year

April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Online course focuses on human population issues

Population Education will offer a four-week accelerated online professional learning course on human population growth July 9-Aug. 3. The course is for science and social studies teachers in grades 6-12.

Kentuckians win Presidential Award for math, science teaching

Grant County's Shannon Brickler and Somerset Independent's Natasha Craft are among 104 educators nationwide to be recognized as winners of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.