Primary Program Resources

Published: 1/6/2016 5:41 PM
Educational resources that provide resources regarding developmental and educational issues affecting primary children.
Kentucky State Parks offer a variety of recreational, environmental, and cultural history programs that meet the Kentucky Core Academic Standards. 
In Kentucky, all content and program areas are important in developing college and career ready students. The resources provided are available to Kentucky educators provide the very best academic experiences to our students.
The KDE Media Portal is the central repository for videos provided by the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). KDE also provides access to some of these videos on iTunesU, the KDE News mobile app (for Android phones and tablets, iPhone/iPod and Windows Phone) and on its website ( Videos are produced on a broad range of topics, aligned with KDE’s strategic plan and of interest to school administrators, teachers, KDE staff and others throughout the Commonwealth.
Dennis Sparks offers his views on transforming teaching, learning, and relationships in schools
All students should graduate high school ready for college, careers, and citizenship. Achieve is proud to be the leading voice for the college- and career-ready agenda, and has helped transform the concept of “college and career readiness for all students” from a radical proposal into a national agenda.
The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) and ASCD developed and launched the next evolution for the coordinated school health model in 2014. This Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) Model combines and builds on elements of the traditional coordinated school health approach and the whole child framework seeking to integrate learning and health in the school setting. Both ASCD and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) encourage use of the model as a framework for improving students' learning and health in our nation's schools.
High-Quality Early Childhood Programs as a Model for K-3 Education
As part of Pivot’s Eyes Wide Open digital and media literacy initiative, the National Association for Media Literacy Education has teamed up with the network to ensure that This Is Media is seen throughout classrooms nationwide to spark conversation about media, credibility, and privacy in a digital age.
Transition to Kindergarten ​ instruction is an approach that enables teachers to plan strategically to meet the needs of every student. It is rooted in the belief that there is variability among any group of learners and that teachers should adjust instruction accordingly (Tomlinson, 1999, 2001, 2003). It is the teacher’s response to the diverse learning needs of his or her students.
The purpose of this site is to provide information related to the many transitions we encounter across our life spans. It is designed as a resource for anyone going through, or helping someone with, a life change including people with disabilities who may have additional needs during times of transition.
The International Reading Association is a professional membership organization dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit.
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
An association that promotes excellence in early childhood education.
This database was created by the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center under contract to the Kentucky Department of Education. The project is a result of a collaborative effort involving the Kentucky Department of Education, the University of Kentucky Appalachian Center.
Rebecca Atkins-Stumbo
Office of Teaching and Learning
Division of Program Standards
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Frankfort, KY 40601
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