Kentucky's public schools are increasingly shifting their focus to more practical learning experiences, engaging students in deeper lesson plans that build off prior knowledge and help students apply what they learn to real-world challenges.
The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC) has been awarded the Academies for American History and Civics grant for Project HEART (History Education through Advanced Research and Technology). This is the only history/civics grant funded by the U.S. Department of Education (USED), and KEDC was the only program in the country awarded this grant. The three-year award that will offer an [...]
The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation (KEDC) will host a workshop on argument-driven inquiry June 28-29 at the KEDC Conference Center in Ashland. The workshop is designed for teachers and instructional leaders who are interested in providing more engaging laboratory experiences for their students and in using research-based instructional strategies to improve their students’ learning. The workshop focuses on ADI, an [...]
The Kentucky Educational Development Corporation is sponsoring its second Teaching American History (TAH) Network Summit, June 17-18 (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET each day), at Eastern Kentucky University. These two days will contain vast information with a focus on instructional strategies, student engagement, technology and historical content. We also are supporting the Kentucky Social Studies Networks from each cooperative [...]