Education News

Teaming Up to Get Kids Kindergarten Ready

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

October 18, 2017

The KET team pulled from its Ready To Learn resources and experiences to help create a framework for what would become the First 5 Lex – Read, Talk, and Play program. By encouraging parents and other care-givers to interact more with kids through simple, everyday learning interactions, a foundation for success in school can be established well before they step into their first classroom.

Visit the KET Media Lab and your travel costs are covered

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 18, 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.

Three fears about screen time for kids – and why they’re not true

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 17, 2017

We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day -- but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not according to children's media expert Sara DeWitt, VP of PBS KIDS Digital.

Ruff Ruffman returns with resources for kids and teachers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2017

The star of the classic series Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is back in The Ruff Ruffman Show, an all-new animated series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn core science concepts through videos, game-play, and hands-on activities.

Kids give back to their communities with Daniel Tiger

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2017

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” Hundreds of kids answered this call from Daniel Tiger with an emphatic, “Yes!” at recent Be My Neighbor Days hosted in Lexington and Louisville.

New season of News Quiz premieres September 7

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2017

Join other students across Kentucky and the United States for News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events show. The first show of the season premieres September 7.

2017 Solar Eclipse Teaching Tips

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 28, 2017

Introducing the total solar eclipse to your students is a great way to engage them with the science of the Earth-Sun-Moon system. Use these resources to help teach about the Solar Eclipse on August 21.

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