Early Childhood News

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of Families

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

Empowering families to learn together is at the heart of everything the KET Early Childhood Education team does. At the end of the day, the team loves to hear “I didn’t know how many resources were available for me to teach my kid at home too.” It’s that ability to spread the love of learning […]

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of the Community

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

The KET Early Childhood Education team couldn’t succeed without the support of the community. They arrive at each Ready to Learn event as prepared as they can and with a seemingly endless energy supply, but it is the families and community partners that really bring the sessions to life. Watch this short video to hear […]

Ruff Ruffman Facilitator Trainings Now Available!

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2018

The free KET Facilitator training now includes the "Ruff Ruffman Sensational Science Camp" and the "Ruff Ruffman Family Creative Workshop". Learn more and schedule your session.

Cat in the Hat Day at Laurel County Public Library

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 13, 2018

Laurel County Public Library helped KET celebrate its 50th anniversary by co-hosting a “Cat in the Hat Day”. Families gathered to spend time doing crafts such as coloring pictures and creating silly hats. The Early Childhood Education team was also there to let the children interact with the various educational apps available through PBS. Families […]

Smooth the Transition to School with Help from Daniel Tiger

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2018

Starting preschool or Kindergarten can be a difficult transition for some kids. To help ease the anxiety of the first few weeks of school, turn to a familiar face for them – Daniel Tiger! Access the following videos and more on PBS LearningMedia: Sharing Toys Can Be Hard! | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Daniel isn’t sure […]

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.

PBS TeacherLine Launches New Website

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

August 13, 2018

PBS TeacherLine just launched a new site that highlights six of their best Early Elementary and PreK professional development courses! A couple of the more popular classes you will find available are: An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (starts AUGUST 15th) Give yourself the knowledge and background needed to successfully […]

New Season of “Sesame Street” Premieres August 6th

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

July 30, 2018

Sesame Street’s 48th season will premiere on KET on Monday, August 6th. New this season is the Cookie Monster’s Foodie Truck segment. In each five-minute installment, Cookie Monster and his new pal Gonger receive a video call from a child who orders something special from their food truck. Partway through each recipe, Cookie and Gonger […]

Ruff Ruffman Sensational Science Camp Fun in Floyd County

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

July 24, 2018

Driving around the bend, May Valley Elementary school seems to jump right out of the side of the mountain. The week of camp, it’s surrounded by green covered mountains and blue skies. This is the tranquil setting for a week’s worth of fun with the children of this community and the activities with the Ruff […]

Playful Learning for Educators – Utilizing Play in the Classroom

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

July 9, 2018

When you think about attending a conference for your professional development, getting to play throughout the day isn’t the first thing that springs to mind! However, when KET conducts the PBS Kids Playful Learning for Educators workshops, that is exactly what happens! What is PBS Kids Playful Learning for Educators? It is a series of […]

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