Monday, December 10, 2018

Fayette, Henderson science teachers honored by KSTA

Abigail Guskey of Sandersville Elementary School (Fayette County) and Angela Marksberry of North Middle School (Henderson County) were among the recipients of the Kentucky Science Teachers Association’s (KSTA) 2018 Kentucky Science Teacher Awards.

Presidential math, science teaching award nominations open

Nominations are open for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government specifically for K-12 mathematics and science teaching.

Zoo offers free event for classes completing conservation challenge

The Louisville Zoo is offering the opportunity for students to visit the zoo for a free event on Endangered Species Day, May 17. Students must completed the zoo’s Conservation Campaign Challenge to be eligible for the event.

PIMSER offers fall professional learning courses

The Partnership Institute for Math and Science Education Reform (PIMSER) is offering a number professional learning opportunities in the coming months.

Education Week offers online summit on challenges in STEM education

Education Week will host a free online summit on how to overcome obstacles and challenges in STEM education from 1-3 p.m. ET Oct 23.

Schools can host screenings of ‘Nova’ climate change documentary

Schools and other organizations are invited to host free screenings of “Decoding the Weather Machine,” the newest climate change documentary from PBS’ “Nova.”

Louisville Zoo offers educational programs as part of field trips

The Louisville Zoo offers educational experiences that provide an opportunity for students to discover natural phenomena in an immersive learning environment. The zoo’s education department strives to make each educational experience an extension of the classroom.

Registration open for differential equations mathematics challenge

Are you a high school mathematics teacher? Do you have students who like to explore mathematics and science independently? Do they like the challenge of modeling mathematically a realistic physical science/engineering, life sciences/chemistry or social sciences scenario?

Registration open for Kentucky science teachers’ conference

The Kentucky Science Teachers Association (KSTA) will hold its annual KSTA Conference on Science Education Nov. 8-10 at the Lexington Convention Center and Hyatt Regency Hotel.

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.