Sunday, December 15, 2019
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Tag: Kentucky Academic Standards for Science

Workshops on environmental education curricula available

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education (KAEE) is offering several workshops this fall, including professional learning opportunities in which educators can become certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WET, Project WILD and other curricula.

Creating, implementing and analyzing formative science assessments in K-8

Teachers from several western Kentucky school districts recently completed the first year of a partnership designed to develop a bank of high-quality, elementary/middle science formative assessments.

KDE seeking biology teachers’ input on end-of-course assessments

The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking biology teachers to work on the development of new end-of-course assessments for biology that align with...

Design thinking can deepen scientific understanding

Shelby County's Katie Strange shares her experience with Design Thinking, which is a way for students to identify a problem in their lives and work collaboratively to solve it.

Science through-course task field test update

Kentucky science teachers tried something new this year, and there is little doubt that the through-course task component of the new Science Assessment System can make a big difference in science education across the Commonwealth.

Aligning early grades to science standards

Washington County Elementary School staff are moving in a direction that will bring their school into alignment with the Kentucky Academic Standards for Science.

Performance of science

Washington County science teachers work to improve instruction and assessment across the state and nation with formative assessment practices.

Real science for real life: Winter weather

Help your students understand winter weather with these explanations and experiments from the Kentucky Academy of Science.

Broadening the definition of science assessment

Kentucky’s new science assessment system will go beyond a summative test to measure students’ understanding of the standards.

Science through-course task resource bank available

The Kentucky Science Assessment System Through Course Task Resource Bank is now available with at least one task at each grade level (kindergarten through...