One of the most important components of our job as social studies educators is to ensure that our students are prepared to engage with the issues of the day through the knowledge and tools that we provide them.
Kentucky Educational Television (KET) is offering a new series of online videos to complement the current session of the General Assembly.
Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman, secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet issued a waiver April 3 in response to the COVID-19 emergency that suspends the requirement that students who plan to graduate from high school in 2020 pass a civics test, as well as certain requirements for completing an early high school graduation program.
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.
The Kentucky Department of Education’s Student Council met Feb. 13 for the first time in the 2019-2020 school year.
Three Kentucky high school teachers are the winners of the 2017 Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Awards from the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Libraries Wendell H. Ford Public Policy Research Center. Amy Madsen of George Rogers Clark High School (Clark County), Steven Riley of Henry Clay High School (Fayette County) and Whitney Walker of Lafayette High School (Fayette County) [...]
The Kentucky Department of Education will host the 2017 Kentucky Civics Symposium to promote best practices in civic education.
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. Three teachers will be chosen by an independent review panel for the awards, which are presented by the National Archives and the University of Kentucky Wendell H. Ford Public [...]
The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC) has been awarded the Academies for American History and Civics grant for Project HEART (History Education through Advanced Research and Technology). This is the only history/civics grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), and KEDC was the only program in the country awarded this grant. The three-year award that will offer an [...]
Taylor County teacher Tim Peterson has long been using innovative ways to introduce his students to the world.