Use the links below and to the left to find helpful Social Studies resources!
Learn, Lead and Launch (L3) Social Studies Summit Series - June 2016 – Register Today!
The Kentucky Department of Education presents the L3 Summit Series - where K-12 teachers share and model how they implement best practices in the social studies classroom. These free professional learning opportunities, presented by teacher leaders, will enable attendees to:
- Learn new social studies-related strategies that engage and motivate students
- Model what works in the classroom
- Dig into effective strategies for improved student achievement
- Gain deeper understanding of inquiry practices
In addition, for those who want to share effective practices, there will be 30-minute open sessions.
Registration and additional information can be found here. Download an informational flyer here.
Through a collaborative and informed writing process, future-oriented standards, which respond to the demands of global competencies and 21st century learning, are proposed. With the creation of flexible, forward-thinking standards, we have an opportunity to transform social studies education in our Commonwealth.
Links to the Program of Studies, Depth of Knowledge Support Materials, Literacy in History/Social Studies and the College, Career and Civic Life (C3) Framework.
Kentucky's system of Leadership Networks is designed to build the capacity of district leadership teams throughout the Commonwealth to fully implement the requirements of Senate Bill 1 (2009).
This page provides resources for the implementation of activities and lessons relating to the passage of state laws and regulations.
This page provides links to social studies assessment standards and other information related to Kentucky's social studies assessment program.
This page provides links to professional organizations and Kentucky resources for social studies.
This page provides links of interest for social studies teachers and students.
This page provides links to all the issues of KDE's Social Studies Newsletter.