The Murray State University College of Education and Human Services will host a workshop for science and mathematics teachers July 6-10 and 13-17 at MSU’s Alexander Hall. The 10-day workshop is intended to help elementary and middle school teachers meet the requirements of the Next Generation Science Standards and the Kentucky Core Academic Standards for mathematics and learn to effectively [...]
State education officials want to know whether teachers, schools and districts want the state to continue to provide the Continuous Instructional Improvement System at no cost to districts or whether districts want to use their own system.
Kentucky Educational Television has rescheduled its episode of Education Matters, "Inside the Common Core," for 9 p.m. ET April 13. The program -- which will feature panelists joining host Bill Goodman to discuss the state's adoption and implementation of the Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS) -- was originally scheduled to air in February, but production was delayed due to inclement weather. Panelists [...]
Kentucky State University’s College of Agriculture, Food Science, and Sustainable Systems is accepting applications for its Agriculture, Food and Environment (AFE) Academy for high school teachers June 18-19. Up to 20 teachers will have the opportunity to integrate innovative, hands-on experience with new and emerging STEM concepts and teaching strategies tied to the Kentucky Core Academic Standards and the Next [...]
Teachers across the state and country are trying to help parents understand today’s mathematics instruction and why it will help their children develop a deeper understanding of mathematics concepts.
A Kentucky School for the Deaf mathematics teacher is utilizing an online homework and testing system that she helped align with the Kentucky Core Academic Standards.
Teachers across Kentucky and the world are harnessing the power of students’ interest in the video game, Minecraft, and turning it into increased learning.
Formative assessment lessons through the Math Design Collaborative bring students a deeper understanding.
Kentucky educators have a number of excellent resources at their disposal to help implement the Kentucky Core Academic Standards (KCAS). One of these is Edivation, the professional learning resource available to all Kentucky educators on CIITS. Edivation offers a large online library of instructional professional learning videos with hours of footage showing real teachers implementing the standards in their classrooms. [...]
The third annual Let's TALK: Conversations About Effective Teaching conference has been scheduled for June 15-16 in Louisville. Registration will open soon for the conference at which attendees may: gain practical strategies for implementing the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, especially science, social studies and arts and humanities standards. improve teaching through the new Professional Growth and Effectiveness System and Program [...]