The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2018 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.
The University of Louisville McConnell Center Civics Education Program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of its Teacher Scholars Program lecture and seminar series.
April Deener, a teacher at Edythe J. Hayes Middle School (Fayette County), has been named the 2018 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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.
The Kentucky Geographic Alliance (KGA) invites middle school teachers and other educators to a free interactive workshop on the National Geographic Geo-Inquiry Process July 24-26 at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Historical Society’s 2018 Kentucky History Education Conference for K-12 educators July 11-13 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.
Claire Bellar, a social studies teacher at Warren East High School (Warren County), has been selected as Kentucky’s 2018 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.
Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky high school history or civics teachers.
Schools and other organizations may schedule an appearance by the Traveling Vietnam Wall, a Kentucky-specific replica of the traveling memorial walls that tour the United States.
Traditionally, when we have used the word “literate,” we have referred to students who can read and write. Yes, these skills are essential, but students also need to be able to contextualize, analyze, inquire, see different perspectives and challenge assumptions.