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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.
Kentucky teachers looking for ways to help students with financial literacy, especially during virtual learning, have access to a new list of links for that purpose.
Recent events in Kentucky and across the United States have shed light on the need to rethink how we’re teaching children — and ourselves — to fight racism. Kentucky Educational Television (KET) has created a list of free resources that address race and racism to use as tools to support learning for middle and high school students, as well as younger students.
The Kentucky Department of Education released three guidance and resource documents on July 1 as part of a “Trauma-Informed Toolkit” to assist schools with their approach in helping students cope with trauma.
Meet the Helpers is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness. The Meet the Helpers collection on PBS LearningMedia introduces “helpers” and explains the roles they play in emergency situations.
Watch this webinar from March 27 about creating flipped classrooms for your students during school closures.
New resources have been added to the California Technical Assistance Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports.
Young Kentuckians of today are about to become very familiar with Kentuckians of the past. The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies incorporates Kentucky studies throughout a student's primary and secondary education.
The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies present a goal of “producing graduates that are civically engaged, socially responsible and culturally aware.”
The new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies look very different from the old ones. Perhaps the most notable change is the new emphasis on Kentucky studies, a subject once relegated to 4th grade but now addressed in every K-12 classroom.