Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Educators work on science standard-setting process

Kentucky educators from across the state met at the Lexington Embassy Suites on July 17-19 to provide recommendations for cut scores for each of the performance levels for the new science assessments at grades 4 and 7.

KAEE annual conference coming to Berea

Registration is open for the Kentucky Association for Environmental Education’s annual conference Sept. 6-8 at Boone Tavern Hotel in Berea.

Southeast/South-Central co-op to host NGSS workshop

The Southeast/South-Central Educational Cooperative will host a workshop on the Next Generation Science Standards for new or relatively new science teachers July 23 at its office in London.

Workshop showcases environmental education curriculum

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host two workshops for teachers on environmental education curricula July 20 and 26 at The Arboretum in Lexington.

Online course focuses on human population issues

Population Education will offer a four-week accelerated online professional learning course on human population growth July 9-Aug. 3. The course is for science and social studies teachers in grades 6-12.

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.