Navigating Change: Kansas' Guide to Learning and School Safety Operations webgraphic


Digital Resources for TeachersPDFFrom the 2020 New Times, New Tools, New Teaching Virtual Conference, KSDE and Kansas PBS
Kansas Gating CriteriaPDFAppendix K document (Revised Apr. 19, 2021).

Additional Grade Band Lesson Plans

Grade Band Pre-K-2 Lesson PlansPDFPersonalized Learning; Nature-Based Outdoor Classroom; Co-Teaching; Small-Group Instruction
Grade Band 3-5 Lesson PlansPDFLesson Plans for Humanities, STEAM, Math, Counseling, Art, Music and PE/Health
Grade Band 6-8 Lesson PlansPDFAdditional lesson plans
Grade Band 9-12 Lesson PlansPDFAdditional lesson plans for: Music/Art/PE/World Languages Lesson Plans; CTE Lesson Plans

American Heart Association Activities

Anatomical Heart Lessons: Every Part Does Its PartPDFLesson One: Students will learn about the major parts of the heart and what each part does to keep bodies healthy and strong.
Brain BustersPDFBe Ready to Learn: Sound the Alarm; Move More: Mix it Up; Know Your Heart: Gettin' Silly; Eat Plenty of Fruits and Veggies: Harvest Time; Reduce Salt Intake: Shake it Out; Help Others: Hoopla Hoop Hoopla; Move More: Heart it Up; Be Kind: Pass It On; etc.
Energize Your Class/School Guide for Teacher's and PrincipalsPDFActivity Plan

New Times, New Tools, New Teaching Virtual Conference 

Video Links

For more information, contact:

Denise Kahler, Director
Communications and Recognition Programs
(785) 296-4876

Ann Bush
Communications Specialist
Communications and Recognition Programs
(785) 296-7921

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