Education News

KET’s early childhood education resources win national award

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 31, 2018

KET’s Everyday Learning instructional media collection was recently honored with a National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Award, presented at NETA’s annual professional development conference, held in Washington, D.C.

Louisville Kids Explore Science with Ruff Ruffman

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

January 30, 2018

For a week in January, the South Central Regional Library in Louisville transformed into a science learning center for almost 30 kids and their families. The KET Early Childhood Education team partnered with the library and their pal, Ruff Ruffman to create a fun environment for science inquiry and engineering design processes. Each night featured […]

Announcing the 2018 Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 30, 2018

Students in kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to submit stories and poems for the 2018 KET Young Writers Contest. The contest, which runs January 1 through March 30, encourages students in KET’s viewing area to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own, original work.

PBS Kids Play and Learn Science App Launched

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

January 19, 2018

Play with shadows, control the weather, roll and slide objects down a ramp, choose the best materials for an umbrella – all while building science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts. The games in the app encourage kids to see the science in their world. They are intentionally designed to serve as catalysts for […]

Learning with PBS KIDS: Exploring Arts & Creativity with Pinkalicious

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

January 17, 2018

This teacher professional development event will explore arts and creativity themes and feature a discussion about how to integrate creative activities into curriculum. Attendees will also catch a first look at our new PBS KIDS show Pinkalicious and Peterrific, premiering on February 19. Based on the best-selling HarperCollins Pinkalicious book series by Victoria Kann, this […]

Scratch Jr. Resources Available Free Online

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

December 20, 2017

Ready to explore creative coding for young children? PBS LearningMedia now has all the tools you need to host your own workshop for kids and families.

Empowering Families to Learn Together with Ready-to-Learn Workshops

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

December 6, 2017

This series of workshops, made possible through the Ready-to-Learn grant, helps support families’ development of STEM skills through hands-on creative activities that utilize PBS KIDS’ award-winning media content. Families learn about such topics as mixtures, force and motion, and structures.

Visit the KET Media Lab and your travel costs are covered

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 29, 2017

Thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Department of Education, KET is offering travel reimbursement for media arts workshops at the KET Media Lab during the 2017-2018 school year.

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