Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Tags U.S. history

Tag: U.S. history

Cleveland Fed offers resources on personal finance, economics, social studies

Field trips to learn about money. Traveling exhibits about history. Classroom activities on economics and financial literacy. These are just a few of the free resources – aligned with educational standards – that the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland offers to educators, libraries, community organizations and museums.

Building community through inquiry: Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

With inquiry at its core, the new Kentucky Academic Standards for Social Studies seek to empower students to think critically and to become active participants in the learning process. By incorporating inquiry-based learning, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is encouraging students to engage in open dialogue with both the teacher and classmates in a formal setting.

KBE SPOTLIGHT | Alvis Johnson attests to the life-changing value of...

Alvis Johnson, a member of the Kentucky Board of Education, was the first in his family to graduate high school and the first to go to college. He spent 28 years in public education as a teacher, coach and administrator.

McConnell Center hosts Young Leaders Academy for students

Students who will enter grades 11-12 in fall 2017 may apply for the McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy, a summer residential leadership conference June...

Kentucky Teacher of the Year moves from background to spotlight

Ron Skillern, who has been teaching social studies for more than 30 years, tried to retire in 2014 but he just couldn’t stay away from the classroom.

Cumberlands offers free PD on federalism

The University of the Cumberlands’ history and political science department will host a free professional development program, “Understanding Federalism: From the Founding to Modern...

KHS HistoryMobile available for spring school visits

The Kentucky Historical Society HistoryMobile is being scheduled for spring visits at Kentucky schools. The full-size trailer contains the interactive exhibit, “Torn Within and...