Wednesday, August 21, 2019
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KDE, EPSB to tackle teacher shortages

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis said raising awareness of teaching opportunities available to other professionals will be an important part of the work to combat “significant” teacher shortages in Kentucky.

New KDE website brings standards info to central location

The Commissioner's Teacher Advisory Council heard updates on a new website for the Kentucky Academic Standards and on the adoption and development of computer science standards.

Code.org Professional Learning Program supports computer science teachers

Applications are open for the 2019-2020 Code.org Professional Learning Program for middle and high school teachers.

AdvanceKentucky, Code.org hosting workshops

AdvanceKentucky and Code.org will host an introductory workshop for school administrators and counselors interested in the AdvanceKentucky Professional Learning Program and a one-day workshop that prepares K-5 teachers to use Code.org’s Computer Science Fundamentals curriculum Nov. 10 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Board of Education discusses new graduation requirements

High school students would have to demonstrate foundational skills in reading and mathematics and achieve academic or career readiness to graduate, among other requirements, under a proposal before the Kentucky Board of Education (KBE) at its meeting in Frankfort Aug. 2.

Teachers see information technology in action

Computer science teachers from across the state recently visited Humana to learn what one of Kentucky’s largest employers looks for when hiring information technology graduates.

Spreading computer science across Kentucky

KDE’s three-year initiative is designed to expand access to and participation in computer science courses and bring advanced coursework to underserved students.

Inquiring minds

Boyle County schools have expanded inquiry-based learning to multiple subjects and grade levels as part of a pilot project that educators hope will help students develop critical thinking skills.

Computer Science Week brings coding, standards feedback opportunities

Thousands of Kentucky public school students will have the opportunity to gain experience in computer coding starting today as part of Computer Science Education Week.

Code.org professional learning program to accept applications for new cohort

AdvanceKentucky, a Code.org regional partner and part of the Kentucky Computer Science Initiative, will host a video conference for teachers interested in learning more about the Code.org Professional Learning Program in Kentucky from 10 a.m. to noon ET Nov. 15.