Literacy Without Limits: Help for Struggling Students, Grades 4-12Produced in partnership with Kentucky Educational Television, this DVD-ROM resource showcases strategies that content area teachers can use to help students who struggle with literacy. It features 90+ video clips shot in classrooms across Kentucky. Literacy Without Limits is thorough, accessible, and useful for 4-12 teachers in multiple subjects and classroom settings. KDE is providing a free copy of this resource to every public school in the state.Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS) College Readiness Standards and Program of Studies Standards AlignmentIn July 2006, Senate Bill 130 was passed by the Kentucky legislature. The bill amended KRS 158.6453 to include the provision that “no later than the 2007-2008 school year, and each year thereafter” the Commonwealth’s assessment program shall include a high school readiness examination in grade 8, a college readiness examination in grade 10 and the ACT college admissions and placement examination in grade 11. These three examinations — EXPLORE, PLAN and ACT — comprise the Educational Planning and Assessment System (EPAS).
The Kentucky Department of Education has created this web page to provide resources to all schools in Kentucky concerning financial literacy and personal finance.
Purpose/Background - Kentucky’s Guide to Reflective Classroom Practice was produced by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) in an effort to assist teachers in reflecting on and guiding the growth of their own classroom practice.
The Quest for "True Understanding"
Jessamine County Plant Propagation Standards-Based Unit of Study
Diving into Watersheds
Nutrition Intermediate Grade Levels
This high school unit highlights the real-world application of cell science and genetics to greenhouse operation with many hands-on activities.
This unit was developed by KDE in collaboration with the following Jefferson County teachers: Linda Collins, Farmsley Middle School, Dr. Shirley Bourne, Noe Middle School, and Denise Watts-Wilson, Kammerer Middle School.
Intermediate Grade Level