Sunday, August 25, 2019
Tags Early childhood education

Tag: early childhood education

Former NFL player, education leaders emphasize early learning

The Governor’s Office of Early Childhood hosted the 2019 Early Childhood Institute for hundreds of early childhood educators from across Kentucky.

Bernheim Forest hosting workshops on nature-based play

Registration is open for four Nature Play Training Institutes to be held March through June at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest in Clermont. The workshops will focus on the benefits of play-based learning for child development and improving outdoor play opportunities.

OVEC hosts summit on early childhood education

Educators and others are invited to the Kentucky Leads the Nation Summit on Innovations in Early Childhood, which is scheduled for Oct. 20 at the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville.

Henderson County students get head start in early childhood education

Named as one of nine career and technical education programs in the country that work, Henderson County High School’s early childhood education program gets students ready for careers.

Ready to learn

Districts across the state are trying new ways to increase kindergarten readiness.

Learning while playing in Union County

Last month, data from the Kindergarten Readiness Screener was released showing that half of incoming kindergarten students are ready for school. The screener gives kindergarten teachers an instructional starting point for their classes.

Half of incoming kindergartners are ready for school

Gov. Steve Beshear announced Wednesday that 50 percent of students who started kindergarten this school year were ready to learn and succeed. That is...

Webinar on early childhood education set

Preschool and early-childhood education is grabbing a lot of attention from policymakers. But the challenge for proponents is to create a system that offers...

Kentucky receives $44 million early childhood education grant

Kentucky’s new $44.3 million Race to the Top grant will jump-start learning, support parents and improve early learning programs for thousands of Kentucky preschoolers,...

Kindergarten screener goes from pilot to full flight

Teacher who didn’t get to pilot readiness screener excited to see its effect on her students.