Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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.

Workshop can help teachers create, use aquaponics systems in classroom

Foodchain will host a workshop on using aquaponics in the classroom July 21 at its facility in Lexington.

Nominations open for annual environmental education awards

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education is accepting nominations for its annual Excellence in Environmental Education Awards.

Apply to help KDE set standards for science assessments

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applicants to complete the process of setting standards for the science assessments in grades 4 and 7.

Kentucky Science Center hosting STEM summits for students

The Kentucky Science Center is hosting the Future STEM Professionals Summit for middle school and high school students June 16 at Genscape in Louisville and June 22 at Lexmark in Lexington.
Carla Gover, a member of the Kentucky Arts Council’s Teaching Artist Directory, recently conducted a residency with students at Jackson County Middle School. The directory began more than a quarter century ago to provide teachers with a list of teaching artists they could use to bolster their existing arts curriculum or to integrate art into other areas of the curriculum. Photo submitted by Carla Gover

Teaching Artists Directory helps bring art experiences into the classroom

Singer, songwriter and Whitesburg native Carla Gover has been performing for more than 25 years, but she’s also been sharing her variety of art forms with Kentucky students for just as long.
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Core practice hacks: Tips and tools for engaging students

As teachers, we can talk about pedagogy until we’re blue in the face. At the end of the day, however, we want strategies and resources that fit our classrooms and personalities, so we need choices.

KEEC offers environmental educator certification course

The Kentucky Environmental Education Council (KEEC) is accepting applications for its 2018-19 Professional Environmental Educator Certification course, which will be held in four workshops from October to March.

Summer Math Challenge can help students retain math skills

The Summer Math Challenge, a free mathematics skills program from the Quantile Framework for Mathematics, is open to students who have completed grades 1-8.

UK chemistry department workshop showcases online courses

The University of Kentucky Department of Chemistry will host a workshop for high school chemistry teachers June 27-28 in Lexington.