The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is a privately supported historical society located in Louisville, Kentucky. The Filson’s mission is to collect, preserve, and share the stories of Kentucky and Ohio Valley history and culture.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, museums have been working to adapt to a more virtual world in order to continue engaging with teachers and students.
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.
Teachers looking for meaningful assignments that include statistics across a wide range of subjects can find all of that and more by using activities from the Statistics in Schools program.
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers secondary-level teachers of government and history up to $24,000 to complete a master’s degree in fields related to the U.S. Constitution.
The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) is seeking judges for its National History Day in Kentucky regional and state contests. Regional contests will take place March 3-24 at five colleges and universities across the state, and the state contest will be April 21 in Lexington.
Registration is open for the Kentucky Junior Historical Society (KJHS) Conference Nov. 9-10 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History and the Old State Capitol in Frankfort.
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) [...]
Jennifer Faith, a teacher at Eastside Middle School (Bullitt County), has been named the 2017 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The award is presented to a teacher who finds creative ways to bring history alive in the classroom and in his or her community. “This is such an unbelievable honor,” Faith [...]
Owen County students studied the life of an accomplished native son and worked in a collaborative writing environment to make his story known.