How should I teach about Thanksgiving? This is a big (and frequent) question from educators to the National Museum of the American Indian and its national education initiative, Native Knowledge 360° (NK360°).
2023 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year carries lessons learned from her middle school teacher
Sitting in the third row of Pam Harper's 8th-grade social studies class at Pendleton County Middle School in 1991 shortly after the launch of Operation Desert Storm, Amber Sergent uncovered a desire to learn about America's past while also being mindful of the world of today. A class that had focused on U.S. history from the American colonies through the Civil War suddenly added an element of current events.
Revised middle school civics curriculum is latest offering in Bill of Rights Institute’s library of free resources and programs
The Bill of Rights Institute's free Being an American: Exploring the Ideals That Unite Us curriculum has been one of the organization's most popular online resources for teaching middle school civics since the Institute was founded in 1999.
In 2018, with the passage of House Bill 128, Kentucky joined over a dozen states in the United States that officially mandated the teaching of the Holocaust and other genocides.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is seeking social studies teachers of all grade levels to apply to participate in a social studies standards review to meet the requirements of Section 4(3)(a) of Senate Bill 1 (2022).
The Filson Historical Society, founded in 1884, is a privately supported historical society located in Louisville, Kentucky. The Filson’s mission is to collect, preserve, and share the stories of Kentucky and Ohio Valley history and culture.
As educators, we want our students’ learning to be enduring and transferable: enduring in that they can recall information they learned in the past and flexible in that they can apply this learning in different situations and transfer it to a new problem or domain.
Kevin Dailey didn’t set out to be a teacher. After a few years as an aerospace engineer and mechanical and architectural designer, he knew it was time to find something new.
Kevin Dailey, a social studies teacher at Ballyshannon Middle School (Boone County), was celebrated Feb. 23 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
Teaching about the Holocaust, genocide, human rights, and related topics is challenging, even without a pandemic.