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Updated Model Curriculum Framework Now Available

An updated version of the Model Curriculum Framework (MCF) is now available on the Model Curriculum Framework webpage on KYstandards.org. Per KRS 158.6451, the framework provides guidance for schools and districts in implementing educational best practice in a way that creates curricular coherence at the local level to positively impact student achievement. This guidance supportsContinue reading “Updated Model Curriculum Framework Now Available”

Resources for all EBIPs now available

The resources for all six Evidence-Based Instructional Practice (EBIP) are now available on the EBIP webpage, in addition to an EBIP General Introduction document through KDE. To support teachers in this work, each EBIP in the 2021-2022 Teaching and Learning Professional Learning Series includes the following: An overview video; A narrative introduction that synthesizes the current research;  Facilitation considerationsContinue reading “Resources for all EBIPs now available”

Science Take-Out seeks 5th grade teachers to pilot test their Properties of Materials kit

Kit Summary:  Students use disposable cups to explore the properties of materials. I can make observations of the properties of each cup. I can measure the property of conductivity of heat energy. I can use the properties of each cup to make decisions based on criteria. Core Concept:  Measurements and observations of the properties of materials can beContinue reading “Science Take-Out seeks 5th grade teachers to pilot test their Properties of Materials kit”

Reimagining Environmental Education in School

The Kentucky Association for Environmental Education invites you to an informative and engaging (and virtual) listening session on February 15 from 4-6 pm ET. In this session, we’re handing Kentucky educators the mic to share with us your ideas about how we can best support Kentucky’s teachers and administrators as we strive to build environmentalContinue reading “Reimagining Environmental Education in School”

KSTA Annual Conference Feb. 25-26 (virtual)

After school * Affordable * Accessible Curated sessions facilitated by experienced presenters, with special guests, vendors, and times for sharing and connecting with other science educators across Kentucky Raise your ceiling of instruction related to implementing KAS for Science in your classroom Learn from individuals who have studied the standards and worked to support teachersContinue reading “KSTA Annual Conference Feb. 25-26 (virtual)”

Resources for EBIP 4: Discussion

The resources for the fourth Evidence-Based Instructional Practice (EBIP) are now available on the EBIP webpage, in addition to an EBIP General Introduction document.  Research consistently indicates the importance of students having access to quality, standards-aligned grade-level instruction. All of the work to create a written guaranteed and viable curriculum, to break down the standards and create aligned assessments isContinue reading “Resources for EBIP 4: Discussion”

Resources available on Evidence-Based Instructional Practices 1-3 from KDE

During the first part of the 2021-2022 school year, the Teaching and Learning PL Series released an EBIP General Introduction and resources for EBIPs 1-3: Establishing the Learning Environment; Clarifying and Sharing Clear Learning Goals; and Explicit Teaching and Modeling. These resources can be found on the Evidence-Based Instructional Practices webpage and include: An overview video; A narrative introductionContinue reading “Resources available on Evidence-Based Instructional Practices 1-3 from KDE”


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