Grants tied to Appalachian Kentucky available

The Steele-Reese Foundation is accepting applications for grant proposals from organizations benefiting Appalachian Kentucky in the areas of elementary, secondary and early childhood education. The foundation will consider applications ranging from $5,000 to $50,000. The application deadline is March 1. Click here for more information. A live webinar offering tips for submitting a successful application to the 2017 Kentucky program [...]

By |2016-10-19T12:17:31-04:00October 20, 2016|

Webinar supports earth and space sciences standards

The National Association of Geoscience Teachers will offer a webinar to support elementary teachers in implementing the Next Generation Science Standards in earth and space sciences at 4 p.m. ET April 14. “Supporting Elementary Teachers with the NGSS” will provide lessons from science educators’ work with elementary teachers and strategies to help teachers to connect science to literacy and standards. [...]

By |2016-04-06T15:04:52-04:00April 7, 2016|

Webinar on integrating bioenergy topics offered

A U.S. Department of Energy webinar will help educators and administrators plan activities for their classrooms that integrate bioenergy topics with the life sciences, physical sciences, earth and space sciences, and engineering and technology. “Integrating Bioenergy into the 9th-12th Grade Classroom,” will be 4-4:45 p.m. ET Dec. 10. The webinar is part of the BioenergizeME Office Hours webinar series. Click [...]

By |2015-12-02T14:10:31-05:00December 3, 2015|

Webinar series examines oceans’ trace elements

The Center for Ocean Sciences Education Excellence is offering a four-part webinar series beginning April 30 that will examine the chemistry of trace elements found in the world’s oceans. The series will focus on how these trace elements can be studied to uncover the past, present and future of the ocean and life within it and what they can tell [...]

By |2015-04-15T13:26:12-04:00April 16, 2015|

PLTW offers webinars on STEM curriculum

Project Lead the Way (PLTW) will conduct four webinars on its K-5 Launch Curriculum and how it engages active minds while aligning to the Kentucky Core Academic Standards. Discussion topics will include launch modules, standards alignment, curriculum delivery, training model and cost. The PLTW Launch Curriculum was released in August. The webinars are scheduled for: Feb. 10, 3:30-4:30 p.m. ET [...]

By |2015-02-04T14:04:10-05:00February 5, 2015|

Webinar on Carnegie’s Approach to Educational Improvement set for Aug. 7

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching will host a webinar on August 7, 2014, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (PDT), 12:00 p.m. (CDT) and 1:00 p.m. (EDT), THE BASICS 101: Carnegie’s Approach to Educational Improvement. Carnegie improvement specialists will walk participants through the use of improvement science to help solve problems in education. Why? Part of Carnegie’s mission [...]

By |2020-09-21T13:51:55-04:00July 31, 2014|

Blending mathematics instruction for elementary grades

Education Week and Dreambox are sponsoring a free webinar Feb. 13, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET, based on the idea of blended learning-combining digital curricula and tools with face-to-face instruction-for elementary grades in mathematics. Facilitators will provide successful approaches for implementing this technique, including resources, strategies and examples of instruction, as well as tips for modeling blended learning [...]

By |2020-10-29T10:54:21-04:00February 6, 2014|

World Language learning webinar scheduled for Dec. 4

A live webinar “Next-Gen World Language Learning” will be Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. EST with Tom Vander Ark, CEO of Getting Smart, a learning advocacy firm, and author of Getting Smart: How Digital Learning is Changing the World. Vander Ark will discuss the findings of the recently published Next-Gen World Language Learning white paper. Other discussions will include: language [...]

By |2020-10-14T09:26:06-04:00November 21, 2013|

Rural Dropout Prevention webinar scheduled

On Feb. 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET, the U.S. Department of Education, with Jobs for the Future, is sponsoring a webinar on rural dropout prevention and recovery, Utilizing the Village: Effective Reengagement and Recovery Programming in Rural Communities. Presenters will highlight lessons learned about effective use of curriculum, building partnerships, and helping students transition to postsecondary opportunities or careers. These [...]

By |2013-02-11T23:00:45-05:00February 14, 2013|
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