Education News

2017 KET Young Writers Contest winners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 25, 2017

KET is pleased to announce the winners of its 2017 Young Writers Contest. The annual contest encourages creative expression and literacy development, by inviting students in kindergarten through eighth grade to submit original illustrated stories, short stories and poetry.

Access to Discovery Education ends June 30

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 24, 2017

After June 30, 2017, schools using Discovery content under the KDE/KET contract will no longer have rights to continue using these assets.

5 Kentucky students selected as PBS Emperor Science Award winners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 17, 2017

Five high school students from Kentucky have been named 2017 winners in the Emperor Science Award Program, sponsored by PBS LearningMedia and Stand Up To Cancer. As Emperor Science Award recipients, they will be provided an opportunity to conduct cancer research in partnership with esteemed scientists, who will work as their mentors.

Take the News Quiz Survey and win an iPad

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 8, 2017

To be sure News Quiz meets your needs and to improve its effectiveness, we need your feedback. Take our brief survey between now and June 15 to be entered to win an iPad for your classroom or one of several other fun prizes.

Register now for KET Multimedia PD Day 2017!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 21, 2017

Come explore with us at our annual KET Multimedia PD Day this July 19. Our fun multimedia workshops are approved by the Kentucky Department of Education as professional development training for teachers and EILA training for K-12. PD credit is available based on the hours of presentations you attend.

Tyner Elementary teacher named 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 20, 2017

Ashley Judd, a first grade teacher at Tyner Elementary in Jackson County, has been selected as the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator for the state of Kentucky. Judd is one of 51 educators from across the country – representing each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia – selected in the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

KET receives Robinson Award from Kentucky Board of Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 17, 2017

The Kentucky Board of Education recently honored KET with the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award. The annual award is presented to an individual or a group in Kentucky in recognition of “outstanding leadership, commitment and service in promoting equity and opportunity to learn at high levels for all Kentucky students.”

New 24/7 KET PBS KIDS Channel

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2017

Get PBS KIDS programming anytime you want with the launch of the KET PBS KIDS channel, a new, educational 24/7 children’s service that includes free, full-time children’s programming available on air, on mobile and online.

Free Media Arts Training

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 7, 2017

KET Education is pleased to provide this exciting K-8 professional learning experience focused on developing a quality Media Arts program for your school. These FREE Media Arts trainings will give you the chance to get hands on experience while learning the basics of video production.

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