The Kentucky Department of Education, in collaboration with the Kentucky Environmental Education Council, the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman's office, is excited to offer a summer enrichment program option to get students engaged and eager for in-person learning.
If you've ever watched "Jurassic Park" and thought that a Tyrannosaurus rex would be fun to ride on or that you might actually want to meet a 6-foot tall carnivorous lizard, then Jurassic Quest is the place for you.
Fans of hip-hop music have known for years that it has been used by artists to express feelings and shed light onto topics affecting their neighborhoods and communities.
Now that school is out, there are countless different camps to help kids make productive time of their summer vacations. One such camp is the FFA Camp, held at the FFA Leadership Training Center in Hardinsburg over a period of several weeks.
Four arts academies and arts integration academies will be offered to teachers this summer at various locations by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Teachers attending the academies will receive hands-on, standards-aligned training. The schedule: Arts Academy, June 15-19, Corbin STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics) Academy, July 6-10, Murray Arts-Literacy Academy, July 20-24, Florence Arts-World Languages Academy [...]
Karen West Corbin Independent School District educator Karen West participated in a briefing for the United States Senate in Washington, D.C., on May 22. She was part of a three-person panel who shared research, results, and programming information regarding the benefits of expanded school time during afterschool and summer programs in the public school setting. West is an [...]
MetaMetrics is offering the Summer Math Challenge, a free six-week, e-mail-based, mathematics skills program based on the Common Core State Standards for students who have finished grades 2-5. The program is designed to help students retain mathematics skills learned during the previous school year. It runs June 23 – Aug. 1. Teachers may find this a beneficial resource to share [...]
The Kentucky Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (KYASCD) is looking for summer symposium presenters to share their knowledge, experiences and success with other educational professionals from across the state. The focus for this KYASCD Symposium is on the Kentucky Framework for Teaching with effective strategies for improving instruction, implementation of the Kentucky Core Academic Standards, while improving professional practice [...]
The 2011-12 school year is over, and summer is here. It is a good time for Kentucky teachers and students to rest, relax and reenergize after a year that was filled with changes. From new standards to a new testing system and an increased focus on college and career readiness, our work was about transforming Kentucky education for the sake [...]
Summer reading programs including more options for students.