Arts News

Arts Academy at KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 8, 2019

How do you assess student creative work using artistic criteria? How do we get beyond rubrics that focus on effort, following directions, and completion of project? This five-day Academy will devote one day for each art form (drama, music, dance, visual arts, and new media). KET will also introduce teachers to ways to incorporate technology with performances and art work. 

KET’s Media Lab Wins NETA Award

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 11, 2019

KET’s Media Lab was recently honored with a NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) Award for Instructional Media-Engaged Learning. KET's Media Lab introduces students to important college and career-ready skills to assist them in becoming successful and responsible content creators.

Black History Month Programming

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 30, 2019

To honor Black History Month, and as part of our commitment to celebrate the diversity of America year-round, KET will air a collection of documentaries and specials that highlight the African-American experience throughout the month of February.

PBS LearningMedia unveils new, more accessible website

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 4, 2018

PBS LearningMedia has unveiled a new website, making thousands of digital resources – including many created by KET – more accessible to educators and students across Kentucky. In response to teachers’ needs, the new features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to KET resources.

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2018 YOUNG WRTERS CONTEST

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 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.

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.

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.

2017 Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 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.

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Special Collections in PBS Learning Media

Sara O'Keefe

Sara O'Keefe, KET Education Staff

July 1, 2016

Now online—Arts Toolkit video segments accompanied by background essays, discussion questions, and activity idea. Check out collections on Native American Culture, African/African-American Culture, Arts in the Renaissance, Japanese Culture, and The Civil War Era

E-Edition of the Visual Arts Toolkit

Sara O'Keefe

Sara O'Keefe, KET Education Staff

July 1, 2016

The KET Visual Arts Toolkit is now available as an E-edition. In this edition, the lesson plans and informational materials included in the binder in the printed edition, are provided as PDFs on a flash drive. This lowers the cost of the Visual Arts Toolkit to $75. A version with a binder and printed materials is still available for $99. To order, call (800) 945-9167.

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