Friday, April 10, 2020

White House history highlighted in weekly activity series

The White House Historical Association Education Team has created an educational activity series on White House history designed for students in grades K-5 utilizing non-traditional instruction.

White House Historical Association offers digital education resources

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is continuing its work remotely by helping educators utilize its digital education resources for online classrooms and non-traditional instruction.

Kentucky Historical Society offers resources, continues work while closed

The Kentucky History Center and Museums have temporarily closed. While the campus is closed to onsite visitors, the Kentucky Historical Society’s (KHS) work in educating and engaging the public through Kentucky history will continue.
Among the traveling exhibits provided by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland is "Hamilton," which details Alexander Hamilton’s role in laying the foundation for today’s financial system. Photo submitted

Cleveland Fed offers resources on personal finance, economics, social studies

Field trips to learn about money. Traveling exhibits about history. Classroom activities on economics and financial literacy. These are just a few of the free resources – aligned with educational standards – that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland offers to educators, libraries, community organizations and museums.
Students from Floyd Central High School (Floyd County) take part in an interactive music experience at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. Photo submitted

Building community through inquiry: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

With inquiry at its core, the new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies seek to empower students to think critically and to become active participants in the learning process. By incorporating inquiry-based learning, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is encouraging students to engage in open dialogue with both the teacher and classmates in a formal setting.

Scholarships available for Kentucky high schoolers to attend National History Academy

The National History Academy is seeking applications from Kentucky high school students for its five-week summer program June 28-Aug. 1. Based in Middleburg, Va., the academy inspires students to learn about the foundations of the nation.

McConnell Center Young Leaders Academy open to high school students

Applications are being accepted for the McConnell Center Young Leaders Academy, a summer residential leadership conference June 17-20 at the University of Louisville.

Judges needed for National History Day competitions

The Kentucky Historical Society is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests will take place March 13-28 at five colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 25 in Lexington.

Kentucky Historical Society sets teacher workshops for 2019-2020

The Kentucky Historical Society has announced the schedule for its teachers’ workshops for the 2019-2020 school year.

KHS seeks proposals for history education conference

The Kentucky Historical Society is accepting proposals for its Kentucky History Education Conference July 16 in Frankfort.