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The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2018 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.
Teachers in grades 5-12 may register their students to participate in the Stock Market Game, an interactive, educational simulation and competition that teaches personal finance, economics, technology and team-building skills and can be used in mathematics, reading, writing, economics, social studies and business classes.
The University of Louisville McConnell Center Civics Education Program is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 cohort of its Teacher Scholars Program lecture and seminar series.
Claire Bellar, a social studies teacher at Warren East High School (Warren County), has been selected as Kentucky’s 2018 James Madison Fellow by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation.
Applications are now being accepted for the Earle C. Clements Innovation in Education Award for Civics and History Teachers, which recognizes promising and innovative Kentucky high school history or civics teachers.
The Kentucky Board of Education kicked off its examination of the state’s graduation requirements at its regular meeting April 11 with a national overview of what other states are doing to ensure their high school graduates can successfully transition to careers and college.
Traditionally, when we have used the word “literate,” we have referred to students who can read and write. Yes, these skills are essential, but students also need to be able to contextualize, analyze, inquire, see different perspectives and challenge assumptions.
Fayette County's Kelly Bales describes how she tried to incorporate Finnish ideas about education into her social studies classroom.