Early Childhood News

Family and Community Workshops foster collaboration, communication, and fun

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 25, 2020

On four Tuesday nights in February and March, families gathered at the George Unseld Early Childhood Center in Louisville to attend the Molly of Denali Family and Community Learning (FCL) workshop series. The FCL workshops focused on building multi-generational engagement with learning.  Families explored their community using informational text to learn about traditions, recipes, and native animals.

PBS KIDS Talk About

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 23, 2020

Don't miss the new “PBS KIDS Talk About” web series, where real families join PBS KIDS for conversations about bravery, courage, self-confidence, family and more! Watch on the PBS KIDS Facebook, Instagram, YouTube channel and PBS KIDS Video app.

New Story Contest Celebrates Everyday Helpers and Heroes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 22, 2020

The first-annual KET Summer Story Contest seeks to celebrate the everyday helpers and heroes who are answering the call during the coronavirus health pandemic, while encouraging student writing and creativity. We invite students who will be entering kindergarten, first, second, or third grade to submit an illustrated story centered on the theme “Meet the Helpers.”

Play Stay at Home Bingo to Win!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 9, 2020

There’s so much to explore this summer without ever leaving home. KET Education invites you and your family to play a round of Stay at Home Bingo with us to be entered for a chance to win a summer reading prize pack!

Resources to address race and racism for families, educators and students

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 2, 2020

Recent events in Kentucky and across the United States have shed light on the need to rethink how we’re teaching students – and ourselves – to fight racism. KET Education has curated this list of free resources with other trusted public media partners to use as tools to support learning.

Hero Elementary Premieres June 1 on KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 27, 2020

Science is powerful – and Hero Elementary, a new multiplatform animated PBS KIDS series, will help spark a love of science among kids nationwide when it premieres June 1 on KET. Hero Elementary is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way.

Activities for exploring at home this summer

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 19, 2020

Looking for ways to boost summer learning? Keep the spirit of curiosity alive while school’s out with these informal anytime learning resources curated by KET Education. Our new collection of activities encourages families with students grades PreK-3 to spend the summer exploring and learning at home.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 1, 2020

Teachers – THANK YOU for all you do to support and nurture Kentucky's learners! KET Education would like to show our appreciation with fun giveaways throughout the week. Just enter your name, school email and school name in the form below by Friday, May 8 for a chance to win!

Learn at Home with KET Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 23, 2020

As you plan for a variety of scenarios in response to the global COVID-19 health crisis, remember that KET Education is here to help Kentucky educators with programming on-air and instructional videos, games, activities and support materials online.

Free Courses for Early Childhood Educators from KET and Partners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 21, 2020

KET is extending the enrollment and completion dates for a limited number of early childhood professional development courses. Enrollment has been extended until July 12, 2020 with completion required by July 30, 2020. During this time the courses are available at no cost.

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