Thursday, May 25, 2017

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

GEOO offering travel programs for educators

Travel affordably and earn professional development credit, all while observing a world filled with phenomena just waiting to be explored.

KDE seeks reviewers for science instruction materials

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking applicants for the 2017-18 school year to review nonbasal instructional materials that support science instruction.

Paleontological Research Institution offers climate change guide

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is offering a guide to climate change for teachers as a free download.

Free workshops provide certified fishing instruction

The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is offering free one-day workshops that will provide certified fishing instruction for educators.

Kids Fishing Derby set for June at Wolf Creek

The annual Kids Fishing Derby is scheduled for June 3 at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery in Jamestown.

Proposals sought for science teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) is seeking proposals for its KSTA Annual Conference & Professional Learning, which will be Nov. 9-11 at the...

Louisville Zoo hosting NGSS-based professional learning program

The Louisville Zoo will host a professional learning program for teachers June 13 at the zoo. “The Zoo in 3D” will feature three-dimensional resources for...

Training on Project Learning Tree curriculum available

A free workshop to train educators on the Project Learning Tree (PLT) secondary module on climate change, “Southeastern Forests and Climate Change,” will be...