Thursday, December 2, 2021
Announcements

Sign up for new U.S. Postal Service Pen Pal Project

The U.S. Postal Service is working with WeAreTeachers to introduce The USPS Pen Pal Project, a free educational program for students in grades 3-5 during the 2021-2022 school year.
Announcements

GBH survey seeks input on ELA and social studies digital resources

GBH Education is seeking feedback from educators on the usage of an existing collection of digital resources for teaching literature, English language arts (ELA) and history in grades 6-12.
Picture of a young boy reading a book in a library.

KDE kicks off summer learning initiative to promote literacy and mathematics

The Kentucky Department of Education has launched its Summer Boost: Reading and Mathematics Program, along with a series of Summer Support webpages, in partnership with The Children’s Reading Foundation, Scholastic and the Summer Food Service Program.
Contests

Kentucky State Poetry Society accepting entries for 2021 Student Poetry Contest

The Kentucky State Poetry Society is accepting entries for its 2021 Student Poetry Contest.
Resources

Kentucky Humanities offers resources to teachers

Kentucky Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has been providing resources to teachers throughout the Commonwealth for many years. To enhance your reading curriculum, current offerings include School Days and Prime Time Family Reading®.
Learning

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.
Conferences

Virtual training available Nov. 11 on teaching STREAM classes

Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.
Conferences

Louisville Writing Project offering argument writing seminar

The Louisville Writing Project, an affiliate of the National Writing Project based at the University of Louisville, is offering a three-part Virtual Administrator’s Academy on argument writing for Kentucky teachers.
Conferences

Speech team seminars available

Speech activities are gearing up for the 2020-2021 school year, even as students and teachers navigate a changed learning environment.
Announcements

Free online ambassador training program for students

The World Literacy Foundation (WLF) is offering a remote Ambassador Program that encourages students to acquire literacy and reading skills needed to succeed in school and beyond.