Students should be engaging with the inquiry practices to acquire, refine and extend knowledge and understanding of key social studies concepts within the four disciplinary lenses of civics, economics, geography and history.
The Administrative Regulation Review Subcommittee approved new social studies standards during its May 14 meeting at the Capitol Annex in Frankfort and will tentatively go into law July 5.
Ryan New, a social studies teacher at Boyle County High School, has been named Outstanding Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS).
The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies (KCSS) will hold its annual conference Sept. 14-15 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort. The conference theme is “Exploring Citizenship through Change, Conflict and Collaboration.” Events will include a keynote speech by Larry Paska, executive director for the National Council for the Social Studies; and sessions focusing on [...]
The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2016 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award. The award will be given to a high school social studies teacher. Candidates must have at least three years of teaching experience and must currently be teaching social studies in high school. The nomination deadline is Sept. 23. Click here for more [...]
The 2013 Annual Conference for the Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is Oct. 9-10 in Bowling Green at the Sloane Convention Center/Holiday Inn University Plaza. The theme for this year’s conference “Social Studies: Charting a Course for the Future” reflects the many disciplines and routes that teachers take as they prepare students for life after graduation. The conference offers 35+ sessions covering many [...]