Education News

KET forum addresses education pathways to college and career

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 1, 2018

By the year 2020, it’s projected that 62 percent of the jobs in Kentucky will require at least some postsecondary education or training. Pathways for Tomorrow’s Workforce: A KET Forum explores how Kentucky’s K-12 public education system is helping students successfully prepare for their transition to postsecondary college or career.

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of Families

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

Empowering families to learn together is at the heart of everything the KET Early Childhood Education team does. At the end of the day, the team loves to hear “I didn’t know how many resources were available for me to teach my kid at home too.” It’s that ability to spread the love of learning […]

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of the Community

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

The KET Early Childhood Education team couldn’t succeed without the support of the community. They arrive at each Ready to Learn event as prepared as they can and with a seemingly endless energy supply, but it is the families and community partners that really bring the sessions to life. Watch this short video to hear […]

Ruff Ruffman Facilitator Trainings Now Available!

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2018

The free KET Facilitator training now includes the "Ruff Ruffman Sensational Science Camp" and the "Ruff Ruffman Family Creative Workshop". Learn more and schedule your session.

Cat in the Hat Day at Laurel County Public Library

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 13, 2018

Laurel County Public Library helped KET celebrate its 50th anniversary by co-hosting a “Cat in the Hat Day”. Families gathered to spend time doing crafts such as coloring pictures and creating silly hats. The Early Childhood Education team was also there to let the children interact with the various educational apps available through PBS. Families […]

Celebrate Constitution Day 20% off

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 11, 2018

The US Constitution guarantees certain basic rights for every US citizen.  In observance of Constitution Day, September 17, KET salutes programs all across the US that support those seeking US citizenship and citizens working toward educational goals.  Enjoy 20% off ELL products until 9/30/18.  Use the code CONSTITUTION at check out.

Smooth the Transition to School with Help from Daniel Tiger

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2018

Starting preschool or Kindergarten can be a difficult transition for some kids. To help ease the anxiety of the first few weeks of school, turn to a familiar face for them – Daniel Tiger! Access the following videos and more on PBS LearningMedia: Sharing Toys Can Be Hard! | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Daniel isn’t sure […]

PBS LearningMedia unveils new, more accessible website

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 4, 2018

PBS LearningMedia has unveiled a new website, making thousands of digital resources – including many created by KET – more accessible to educators and students across Kentucky. In response to teachers’ needs, the new features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to KET resources.

Free Resources to Recruit or Reengage Learners

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 4, 2018

As children head off to classrooms all around the country, adults who dropped out of high school may very well be thinking of returning to a learning center or engaging in online programming to complete their credentials. This is the perfect time to actively recruit learners. Go to KET.org/ffrecruit to download FREE posters and videos.  You […]

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