Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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In a Moment: The Holocaust can help us strive to be the best of...

We live from moment to moment. Moments of joy, of sorrow, of healing. Faced with challenging and uncertain times, our actions and choices in this moment will define us.
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Social Studies Student Work Samples- A Workshop for Teachers

A unique opportunity is available for K-12 social studies teachers to learn how to implement assignments strongly aligned to the Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) for Social Studies using the Social Studies Student Assignment Library.
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McConnell Center accepting applications for Young Leaders Academy

The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center is accepting applications for the 2021 Young Leaders Academy.
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Applications open for Mt. Vernon’s Teacher Fellowships

George Washington’s Mount Vernon is accepting applications for their 2021-2022 Teacher Fellowships.
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Check out these social studies resources from Kentucky Humanities

Kentucky Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has been providing resources to teachers throughout the Commonwealth for many years. To enhance your social studies curriculum, current offerings include Kentucky Chautauqua®, Think History, Vote Worthy, and Democracy and the Informed Citizen.
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Women’s History Month and economics?

March is Women’s History Month and we often use it to highlight important historical figures like Susan B. Anthony and Rosa Parks, but we shouldn’t forget that economists are making history too!
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KET introduces new Social Studies Shorts, virtual Capitol tours

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) has created a new way for students to tour the state Capitol and learn about social studies and civics topics during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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KET posting social studies video lessons monthly

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a new series of online videos to complement the current session of the General Assembly.
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Giving voice to the voiceless: Integrating diverse narratives into history education

With professional development money seemingly dwindling every year, educators are finding it harder and harder to learn new and innovative ways to teach America’s past and help students connect with it. While we know how to teach the flawed pantheon of historical figures, many of our students fail to see someone who looks or thinks like them.
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Black History Month lessons from KET

Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering videos and other materials to help teachers incorporate Kentucky studies into Black History Month lessons.