Early Childhood News

POSTPONED: Families and COVID-19: A KET Forum

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2020

Our KET Forum tonight on Families and COVID-19 is being rescheduled. We expect a new airdate within the next couple of weeks and will update here as soon as it’s finalized.

Learn at Home with KET Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 26, 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.

Habits to Keep Students Healthy

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 5, 2020

There are simple habits students can learn to help stay healthy all year round, but especially during cold and flu season. Use these resources from KET, PBS Kids, Sesame Street and other public media as a fun reminder for kids.

Delectable Resources for Celebrating Pi Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 4, 2020

Do you celebrate Pi Day with your students? No matter what grade you teach, check out these engaging resources to bring Pi Day to your classroom.

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Family and Community Learning Workshops (FCL) – Continuing and expanding family learning, together.

Brian Spellman

Brian Spellman, KET Education Staff

February 18, 2020

Jefferson County Public Schools Family Resource Center (FRC) South Collaborative Team was looking for something geared at the youngest students in the elementary schools they serve. Little did they know how much they would learn in the process. Stephanie Hooper served as Family Resource and Youth Center (FRYSC) worker for more than 20 years. In […]

Bring Informational Text to Life With Molly of Denali

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 6, 2019

The Molly of Denali Fish Camp game extends and expands children’s use of informational text as well as their knowledge of Alaska Native culture. In the game, Molly, her friend Trini, and Trini’s dad use an informational book and its features, such as the table of contents, labeled diagrams, and pictures with captions, in order to find out how to “catch” salmon with a traditional Alaska Native fish wheel or a canoe, rod, and reel.

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum takes students back in time

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 14, 2019

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum, a new PBS KIDS show based on the children’s book series “Ordinary People Change the World” by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulous, premieres this week on KET. In each episode Xavier Riddle, his sister Yadina and their friend Brad face a problem and turn to the Secret Museum, a hidden room under an ordinary museum, to help them solve it.

Voting resources for young children

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 4, 2019

Children may be too young to vote in an election; however, they still have an opinion about the world around them. Learning about voting and the process of voting helps them to understand who is in the world around them. Voting activities teach them about the voting process, that they each have an opinion, and that their vote counts.

PBS Halloween Checklist

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 29, 2019

Trick-or-Treat! Halloween is the special night when all the neighborhood ghosts, ghouls, and goblins come out to play. Encourage your little monster to be a good neighbor this Halloween as you help them prepare for the spooky night. Here are few trick-or-treating reminders to talk over before the spooktacular festivities!

Explore the color wheel with KET’s Everyday Learning

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 21, 2019

Fall is a great time to learn through play and exploration! Have your child explore the color wheel by mixing primary colors together to see what they make!

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