For Release: 2012-11-19 13:25:00ConnectKentucky recently honored individuals and organizations that are using broadband in innovative ways at its 2012 Tech Day at Northern Kentucky University. KET was awarded the Government Leadership in Technology Award. KET provides equity of access to high-quality digital media, including its Virtual Physics Labs, for which the award was presented. The Virtual Physics Labs include 18 pieces of online lab apparatus programmed according to the laws of physics for use in experiments that simulate and extend what a student is able to do in a real-life lab. ďOur congratulations goes to physics teacher Chuck Duncan, the education team, and to everyone at KET for the innovative and exceptional digital learning resources they create, deliver and support,Ē says Shae Hopkins, executive director and CEO of KET. The sixth-annual Tech Day was an opportunity to better understand and promote the benefits of broadband technology in government, schools, businesses, communities, and homes and to hear from experts on the latest technology trends. ConnectKentucky's mission is to accelerate the growth of technology in support of community and economic development, improved healthcare, enhanced education, and more effective government. For ConnectKentuckyís complete list of 2012 Tech Day award winners, click here. KETís Virtual Physics Labs are funded in part by a grant from AT&T. More information about KET programming and education services, as well as how to support KET, can be found at ket.org.
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