Educational materials for a range of social studies subjects are available through the National Archives.
As part of its commitment to support the health and safety of all students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has created a new webpage to house resources for educators seeking to support students who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, asexual, intersex, nonbinary and individuals who identify their sexual orientation or gender identity in other ways (LGBTQI+).
We are deeply saddened by the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, on May 24 and the recent events in Buffalo, N.Y., Santa Ana, Calif., and so many other places across the country. There is no place for such hatred and senseless violence.
Teaching about the Holocaust, genocide, human rights, and related topics is challenging, even without a pandemic.
The Kentucky Department of Education's Office of Career and Technical Education has released a "Middle School Career Studies Webinar Series" to support implementation of the Kentucky Academic Standards for Career Studies and development of students’ Individual Learning Plans (ILP). These are now available on the KDE Media Portal.
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.