Education News

2017 Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

February 3, 2017

KET invites children in kindergarten through third grade to submit illustrated stories and fourth and fifth graders to submit short stories to the annual KET Young Writers Contest. New this year, sixth through eighth graders are invited to submit their poetry.

Apply Now to Become a 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2016

Calling all Classroom Changemakers! Are you a PBS Digital Innovator? We’re looking for educators who love what they do, and who have found creative and thoughtful ways to integrate technology and digital media into their instruction. Apply today!

Education Matters showcases innovation in high school education

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2016

Hal Heiner, secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; Stephen L. Pruitt, Kentucky commissioner of education; and Beth Benjamin, director of the Owensboro Innovation Academy, discuss innovative approaches to high school in Kentucky.

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends PBS KIDS

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

November 21, 2016

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised its recommendations on children’s media use. The new guidelines suggest that children as young as 18 months may benefit from high-quality educational media, such as that provided by PBS KIDS.

All new classroom resources from “Hamilton’s America”

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

October 24, 2016

“Hamilton’s America” gives viewers a look at thecreative process during the years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical. A new collection on PBS LearningMedia features all new resources connected to the film.

New and Classic KET Favorites Win Awards

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

October 13, 2016

KET was recently honored with two National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Awards, presented at NETA’s annual professional development conference, held in Baltimore.

New from Election Central: Electoral Decoder Map

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2016

Voting and elections are an essential part of the U.S. government. Make Election Central your one-stop destination for classroom resources during the elections.

Election Resources: PBS KIDS You Choose

Allison NeCamp

Allison NeCamp, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2016

PBS KIDS You Choose introduces kids to non-partisan, democracy-related topics through interactive exploration and video. Kids can create their own campaign posters about anything they care about, collect presidential trading cards of past U.S. Presidents and First Ladies, and watch videos that focus on important issues relevant to them!

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