Education News

FastForward helps Arizona learner accomplish her goal

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2019

Morgan Morris, an adult learner from Mesa, Arizona recently passed all the tests required for her high school equivalency credential in just FIVE hours!! She attributes her FAST pass to FastForward, which allowed her to pretest and create study guides, and her 13-year old son who helped her immensely in math!

Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 1, 2019

KET Early Childhood Education held their 3rd Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day on September 5, 2019 at Family Care Center in Lexington.  This event was possible thru a grant from The Fred Rogers Company and PNC Bank.  A major part of the day provides children and their families  ways to give back to the local community around them.

Louisville Families Code with ScratchJr

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2019

Over a dozen families are getting together at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville each week in September for KET’s ScratchJr workshops on introductory coding for young children. Kids learn to snap together graphical building blocks to make characters walk, sing, and even join a dance party. Jefferson County Public Schools are implementing the program this year thanks to a mini-grant from KET.

News Quiz celebrates its 35th season

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2019

News Quiz, KET’s Emmy award-winning weekly current events program, celebrates its 35th season this year. The 15-minute program is targeted to 4th through 8th graders and includes a student-friendly quiz on the week’s top news stories. Each episode shares visually engaging content, drawn from the state, nation and world.

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 23, 2019

There are no better advocates for adult education and literacy programs than the professionals that run those programs or learners that benefit from them. Set aside some time during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 22-28, to help raise awareness of the importance of these programs.

Social-emotional development and Daniel Tiger

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 16, 2019

Social-emotional development and academic success go hand-in-hand. PBS LearningMedia offers a wide range of Daniel Tiger video clips, strategy songs, activities and more to help our youngest learners build their social-emotional skills.

New Courses w/ Content Contextualized in Construction & IT Now Available

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

September 10, 2019

Workplace Essential  Skills now has courses available that teach math and language arts within the context of construction and information technology careers. The online learning platform utilizes current, real-life workplace settings in video segments that show how the academic content applies on the job.

Request your FREE Media Arts Toolkit

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 13, 2019

The Media Arts Toolkit is now available! KET has traveled the state documenting Kentucky teachers and students creating podcasts, films, songs, comic books, as well as flying drones and using augmented reality. The toolkit has tips on how to bring media arts into the K-12 classroom no matter your budget or skill level.

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FREE upcoming webinars for adult education professionals from KET

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

August 5, 2019

KET customers and interested parties are offered regular opportunities to participate in interactive webinars. Our friendly, qualified staff lead participants through content showcasing features and updates of KET programs as well as topics pertinent to adult education. These are FREE of charge.

Multimedia PD Day a hit with teachers

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

August 1, 2019

More than 180 teachers from across Kentucky attended KET’s Multimedia Professional Development Day on July 18 at the KET Network Center in Lexington, making it one of the best attended of the annual events.

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