Fifth-grade student Zander Everman from Russell-McDowell Intermediate School (Russell-McDowell Independent) felt like a lot of his peers used the Greenup County War Memorial as a playground, with no real context on the history or significance of the memorial. Everman, alongside classmates Zaina Razak and Jimmylee Mullins, wanted to change that.
The Ignite Institute’s (Boone County) robotics team – PiBotics 38141B – won the 2022 VEX Robotics World Championship May 7 in Dallas, Texas. Of the 20,000 teams registered, only 818 teams from 40 countries were selected for the world competition.
Jessica Goodman thought Farmer Elementary’s (Jefferson County) first school-wide assembly in two years was for special guests to learn and celebrate Farmer’s literacy efforts. Instead, the assembly, which included special guests Kentucky Commissioner of Education Jason E. Glass and Gov. Andy Beshear, was for her.
Jessica Goodman, a kindergarten through 5th grade Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher at Farmer Elementary School (Jefferson County), was celebrated on April 22 as the latest Kentucky educator to receive the Milken Family Foundation National Educator Award.
Kentucky teachers Kaysin Higgins and David McDowell win prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
Two Kentucky teachers won the prestigious 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST), the nation’s highest distinction for teaching in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or computer science.
The Kentucky Out-of-School Alliance (KYOSA) is taking steps to improve the quality of the future workforce in Kentucky for STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) and computer science careers by offering the online learning platform Learning Blade to afterschool and summer enrichment programs across Kentucky free of charge.
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) hopes to inspire students to discover engineering through the Kentucky Engineering Exposure Network (KEEN).
Four Kentucky students are among 300 semifinalists in the 2021 Regeneron Science Talent Search, selected from 1,760 applicants across the nation and in 10 foreign countries.
Like many younger children in her district, Emma Stevens used to be terrified of bees. Now, as the vice-president of Greenup County High School’s FFA chapter, she is playing an instrumental role in fighting common misconceptions about bees in her community.
Online training is scheduled for Nov. 11 on how to teach science, technology, writing, engineering, art and math virtually.