Sunday, January 24, 2021

Feedback sought on Kentucky science standards

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking feedback on the current Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.
Conferences

Workshops available on teaching environmental issues

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering courses, training and workshops to educators over the next several months.
Learning

Registration open for Space Exploration Educator Conference

Space Center Houston is holding its 27th annual Space Exploration Educator Conference (SEEC) – this time online – on Feb. 4-6. It’s open to all educators from all disciplines.
Resources

Land Between the Lakes offers free biology webinars

Kentucky students can join free virtual programs via Zoom on biology and natural history. Three programs are available, each recommended for different grade levels:
Announcements

Free STEM education program for middle school teachers

Middle school science teachers can apply for an all-expense-paid week of science education activities at Western Kentucky University (WKU) in Bowling Green.
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.
News

Applications sought for Science Standards committees

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is accepting applications for the Science Standards Review Committee (RC) and Advisory Panel (AP).
Recognitions

Kentucky students’ experiment heading for International Space Station

A science experiment designed in part by two students from Fayette County Public Schools will blast off for the International Space Station on Oct. 1.
Conferences

KAEE conference to be held virtually in September

The Kentucky Association of Environmental Education (KAEE) Annual Conference will be held virtually Sept. 17-19.
Recognitions

Two Jefferson County teachers receive presidential awards

Two Jefferson County teachers have received the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) representing the highest honor bestowed by the United States government for K–12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics teaching.