Early Childhood News

2017 Solar Eclipse Teaching Tips

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 28, 2017

Introducing the total solar eclipse to your students is a great way to engage them with the science of the Earth-Sun-Moon system. Use these resources to help teach about the Solar Eclipse on August 21.

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.

Register now for KET Multimedia PD Day 2017!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 21, 2017

Come explore with us at our annual KET Multimedia PD Day this July 19. Our fun multimedia workshops are approved by the Kentucky Department of Education as professional development training for teachers and EILA training for K-12. PD credit is available based on the hours of presentations you attend.

Tyner Elementary teacher named 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 20, 2017

Ashley Judd, a first grade teacher at Tyner Elementary in Jackson County, has been selected as the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator for the state of Kentucky. Judd is one of 51 educators from across the country – representing each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia – selected in the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

KET receives Robinson Award from Kentucky Board of Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 17, 2017

The Kentucky Board of Education recently honored KET with the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award. The annual award is presented to an individual or a group in Kentucky in recognition of “outstanding leadership, commitment and service in promoting equity and opportunity to learn at high levels for all Kentucky students.”

New 24/7 KET PBS KIDS Channel

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2017

Get PBS KIDS programming anytime you want with the launch of the KET PBS KIDS channel, a new, educational 24/7 children’s service that includes free, full-time children’s programming available on air, on mobile and online.

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.

Digital Learning Day 2017

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 21, 2017

Are you following KET Education on Twitter? On February 23, KET will join the nationwide celebration of Digital Learning Day by tweeting a frenzy of digital resources for educators throughout the day… and there will even be a chance to win some prizes (Kentucky followers only)!

Apply Now to Become a 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2016

Calling all Classroom Changemakers! Are you a PBS Digital Innovator? We’re looking for educators who love what they do, and who have found creative and thoughtful ways to integrate technology and digital media into their instruction. Apply today!

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends PBS KIDS

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 21, 2016

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised its recommendations on children’s media use. The new guidelines suggest that children as young as 18 months may benefit from high-quality educational media, such as that provided by PBS KIDS.

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