Saturday, February 27, 2021

KET introduces new Social Studies Shorts, virtual Capitol tours

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) has created a new way for students to tour the state Capitol and learn about social studies and civics topics during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Webinar series looks at career studies in the middle school classroom

The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education will be hosting a two-part webinar series on career studies in the middle school classroom. The webinars are designed to support teachers as they guide students in developing Individual Learning Plans.

KWLA 2021 State Showcase scheduled for April 11

Like so many events of the pandemic era, the 2021 Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) World Language Showcase will take place virtually April 11.

Free graduate course on literacy for elementary teachers

Elementary teachers can apply by March 31 for the free year-long graduate-level Kentucky Reading Project (KRP) course for 2021-2022.

KET posting social studies video lessons monthly

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a new series of online videos to complement the current session of the General Assembly.

Louisville Zoo asking students to make art, instruments out of trash

The Louisville Zoo is holding its annual recycled art contest – dubbed “Trashformation” – online this year.
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Giving voice to the voiceless: Integrating diverse narratives into history education

With professional development money seemingly dwindling every year, educators are finding it harder and harder to learn new and innovative ways to teach America’s past and help students connect with it. While we know how to teach the flawed pantheon of historical figures, many of our students fail to see someone who looks or thinks like them.

Black History Month lessons from KET

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering videos and other materials to help teachers incorporate Kentucky studies into Black History Month lessons.

Video contest from NASA open for CTE students

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) is partnering with NASA HUNCH to promote CTE through a student video contest.

KDE seeking feedback on revised state performance goals for Perkins V due to COVID-19

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on revised state performance goals proposed by the Perkins V Steering Committee for the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act – also known as Perkins V.