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KET Professional Development Library

These KET-produced professional development seminars, created especially for Kentucky teachers, will be available on DVD or videotape on KETED On Demand (Check back soon.)

For more information, contact:
KET Professional Development

(800) 432-0951, ext. 7271
Fax: (859) 258-7390
600 Cooper Drive
Lexington, KY 40502-2296

Arts and Humanities

The Arts I: A Content Course for Teachers
Primarily for adult learners, this series features programs on the elements and principles of three art forms assessed in Kentucky schools: dance, drama, and music.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: teachers, all levels

The Arts II: West African Dance
Content-rich with step-by-step dance instruction from professional artists, this program is designed to deepen teachers’ general knowledge of dance, an assessed art form, as well as their knowledge of West African dance.
LENGTH: 60 minutes
AUDIENCE: teachers, all levels

The Arts III: Afro-Cuban Dance
Learn the elements of Latin dance with demonstrations of Cuban dances and basic exercises that can be incorporated in the classroom.
LENGTH: 40 minutes
AUDIENCE: teachers, all levels

The Humanities: A Content Course for Teachers
Explore a deeper understanding of neoclassicism and modern dance.
LENGTH: 2 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: arts and humanities teachers, all levels

Reading and Writing

Achieving a Balanced Reading and Writing Program
This series looks at how to develop a balanced reading and writing program in primary through 8th grade.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: P-8 classroom and language arts teachers

Assessing Primary Readers
This series helps primary teachers more accurately assess their students’ reading strengths and needs by learning how to administer and interpret a variety of assessment tools.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: K-3 teachers, reading specialists, guidance counselors, administrators

Designing and Managing a Balanced Literacy Program
Tips and strategies for developing, implementing, and maintaining effective primary language arts instruction.
LENGTH: 8 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: P-5 teachers

Fostering Early Literacy
Developmentally appropriate strategies for helping the youngest students learn to read.
LENGTH: 4 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: preschool teachers

Help! My Students Can’t Read Their Textbooks!
For middle-level content-area teachers who want to improve their students’ ability to read and understand informational texts.
LENGTH: 6 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: middle-level teachers, all content areas

How To Improve the Quality of Writing Conferences
Expert teachers of writing demonstrate techniques for improving the quality and outcomes of conferences with students about their writing.
LENGTH: 4 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: classroom and English/language arts teachers, all levels

Poetry Workshop
This workshop provides strategies that help students (even the reluctant ones) develop poems while prompting an understanding of the characteristics and types of poetry.
LENGTH: 90 minutes
AUDIENCE: secondary English/language arts teachers

Primary Writing
This series offers primary teachers strategies for helping their students develop as writers.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: primary teachers

Teaching the Short Story
A detailed approach to teaching secondary students to write short stories.
LENGTH: 90 minutes
AUDIENCE: secondary English/language arts teachers

Science

Kentucky-Based Natural Resources
Electronic field trips with a geologist explore the natural wealth of Kentucky, including oil, gas, shale, coal, timber, clay, limestone, fluorospar, sand, gravel, water, salt, and soil.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: secondary science teachers

The Lay of the Land
This series explores how the diverse geology of Kentucky’s many regions influenced each area’s history, geography, and culture.
LENGTH: 3 programs; 90 minutes each
AUDIENCE: science teachers, all levels

Making Science Meaningful
A four-part series presenting the learning cycle, a constructivist model that provides the environment and support for students to master scientific knowledge and skills.
LENGTH: 4 programs; 30 minutes each
AUDIENCE: middle school science teachers

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