Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approves changes to social studies standards, discusses funding in light of student illnesses

The Kentucky Local Superintendents Advisory Council approved changes to 704 KAR 8:060, the Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies, during its Nov. 22 meeting. The changes include incorporating a list of fundamental documents and speeches into the middle and high school standards, per the requirements of KRS 158.196.

By |2022-11-23T12:47:19-05:00November 22, 2022|

Declaring war on Novice performance

More than 60,000 of Kentucky’s elementary and middle school students and nearly 1-in-4 of Kentucky’s high school students are in that state of academic emergency. It is an incredibly dangerous place for our children to be.

By |2019-11-21T11:21:16-05:00November 22, 2019|

Military history lessons go beyond the battle

Six teachers developed 12 lessons using the Kentucky Military History Museum this summer. The lessons, which strive to get students thinking about the military’s role in the state’s history, will be available statewide this fall.

By |2020-10-05T11:38:18-04:00August 19, 2014|

Call for presenters for learning conference now open

The “Where Ideas Take FLIGHT (Future Lesson Ideas Gathered Here Today)” Institute, sponsored by Bullitt County Public Schools and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative, would like to invite technology specialists (TIS/TRT), administrators, and teachers of all grades, subjects, and skill levels to present at this year’s conference. Our goal is to encourage everyone to take FLIGHT (Future Lesson Ideas Gathered [...]

By |2020-09-22T10:57:44-04:00May 22, 2014|

Middle school engineering curriculum available

Engineering is Elementary has produced a free afterschool middle school engineering curriculum that can be accessed at Although designed with afterschool in mind, the resources could be used during the school day. The curriculum is aligned with the Next-Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Although engineering is the focus (solving problems in the world around us), it does this in science context consistent [...]

By |2014-02-14T10:28:40-05:00February 13, 2014|

Blending mathematics instruction for elementary grades

Education Week and Dreambox are sponsoring a free webinar Feb. 13, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, based on the idea of blended learning-combining digital curricula and tools with face-to-face instruction-for elementary grades in mathematics. Facilitators will provide successful approaches for implementing this technique, including resources, strategies and examples of instruction, as well as tips for modeling blended learning [...]

By |2020-10-29T10:54:21-04:00February 6, 2014|
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