Education News

PBS TeacherLine Launches New Website

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

August 13, 2018

PBS TeacherLine just launched a new site that highlights six of their best Early Elementary and PreK professional development courses! A couple of the more popular classes you will find available are: An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (starts AUGUST 15th) Give yourself the knowledge and background needed to successfully […]

New Season of “Sesame Street” Premieres August 6th

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

July 30, 2018

Sesame Street’s 48th season will premiere on KET on Monday, August 6th. New this season is the Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck segment. In each five-minute installment, Cookie Monster and his new pal Gonger receive a video call from a child who orders something special from their food truck. Partway through each recipe, Cookie and Gonger […]

Ruff Ruffman Sensational Science Camp Fun in Floyd County

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

July 24, 2018

Driving around the bend, May Valley Elementary school seems to jump right out of the side of the mountain. The week of camp, it’s surrounded by green covered mountains and blue skies. This is the tranquil setting for a week’s worth of fun with the children of this community and the activities with the Ruff […]

Playful Learning for Educators – Utilizing Play in the Classroom

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

July 9, 2018

When you think about attending a conference for your professional development, getting to play throughout the day isn’t the first thing that springs to mind! However, when KET conducts the PBS Kids Playful Learning for Educators workshops, that is exactly what happens! What is PBS Kids Playful Learning for Educators? It is a series of […]

NEW Online Workplace Essential Skills – Buy Now & SAVE

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

June 21, 2018

KET proudly announces new online programming for workplace essential skills.  This study system focuses on contextualized, targeted math and language arts lessons to prepare learners to apply academic skills in the workplace.

KET Early Childhood Hosts a Play and Learn at the Neighborhood House in Louisville

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

May 30, 2018

KET's Early Childhood team worked with community partner, Neighborhood House to host a four week play and learn session for families with younger children, aged 3 - 5. Each session combines story time, games, and hands-on activities to make learning about science simple for the children and their families.

Register now for KET Multimedia PD Day 2018

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 25, 2018

Come explore with us at our annual Multimedia Professional Development Day this July 18. Our fun multimedia workshops are approved by the Kentucky Department of Education as professional development training for teachers and EILA training for K-12. Space is limited so register soon!

Become a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 25, 2018

The new PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification is designed to celebrate educators who champion teaching and learning with media. By becoming a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator you demonstrate your expertise in teaching students to produce media that matters and to think critically about their role as media consumers and creators.

KY Student Among PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Academy Fellows

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 23, 2018

Youth storytellers from 17 states will gather in the nation’s capital this summer to advance the future of journalism and public media. Edward Smith, from Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville, is among the twenty five chosen to participate in the fourth annual Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C.

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