Tuesday, August 14, 2018
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Nominations open for KCSS outstanding teacher award

The Kentucky Council for the Social Studies is accepting nominations for its 2018 Outstanding Social Studies Teacher Award.

Stock Market Game teaches economics, investing

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.

McConnell Center scholars program open to social studies teachers

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.

Online course focuses on human population issues

Population Education will offer a four-week accelerated online professional learning course on human population growth July 9-Aug. 3. The course is for science and social studies teachers in grades 6-12.

Warren teacher named Kentucky’s James Madison Fellow

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.

Clements award recognizes high school history, civics teachers

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.

Kentucky Board of Education begins graduation requirements revamp

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.

Literacy is more than reading and writing

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.

What Statistics in Schools can do for teachers

Teachers looking for meaningful assignments that include statistics across a wide range of subjects can find all of that and more by using activities from the Statistics in Schools program.

Fayette County teacher incorporating Finnish ideas into her classroom

Fayette County's Kelly Bales describes how she tried to incorporate Finnish ideas about education into her social studies classroom.