K-12 News

Watch the Kratt Brothers on News Quiz!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 6, 2019

KET's weekly current events show for students features some very special guests on the December 5 episode – Chris and Martin Kratt, stars of the PBS Kids series Wild Kratts! News Quiz is a student-friendly, interactive program that features a 10-question quiz based on each week's stories.

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 premieres this week

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.

The KET Young Writers Contest starts now!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 5, 2019

Do your students have a story to tell? We want to hear it!  KET Education is again hosting our annual writing contest for emerging young authors across the commonwealth and beyond. The contest is open to grades K-12 and starts NOW with a deadline to enter March 27, 2020.

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!

Get to know the residents of Artsville

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

The members of the Artsville Orchestra enjoy playing music together and they’re warming up for a big performance at the concert hall. Learn about the instruments that make up this lovely sounding family. And while you’re in town be sure to stop by the dance studio. The students love making up their own dances using the elements of dance: space, time and force.

Get help navigating the college financial aid process

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s College Financial Aid 2020: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process

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!

Louisville Families Code with ScratchJr

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2019

Over a dozen families are getting together at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville each week in September for KET’s ScratchJr workshops on introductory coding for young children. Kids learn to snap together graphical building blocks to make characters walk, sing, and even join a dance party. Jefferson County Public Schools are implementing the program this year thanks to a Ready To Learn mini-grant distributed by KET.

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