K-12 News

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 mini-grant from KET.

News Quiz celebrates its 35th season

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2019

News Quiz, KET’s Emmy award-winning weekly current events program, celebrates its 35th season this year. The 15-minute program is targeted to 4th through 8th graders and includes a student-friendly quiz on the week’s top news stories. Each episode shares visually engaging content, drawn from the state, nation and world.

Social-emotional development and Daniel Tiger

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 16, 2019

Social-emotional development and academic success go hand-in-hand. PBS LearningMedia offers a wide range of Daniel Tiger video clips, strategy songs, activities and more to help our youngest learners build their social-emotional skills.

Request your FREE Media Arts Toolkit

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 13, 2019

The Media Arts Toolkit is now available! KET has traveled the state documenting Kentucky teachers and students creating podcasts, films, songs, comic books, as well as flying drones and using augmented reality. The toolkit has tips on how to bring media arts into the K-12 classroom no matter your budget or skill level.

Multimedia PD Day a hit with teachers

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

August 1, 2019

More than 180 teachers from across Kentucky attended KET’s Multimedia Professional Development Day on July 18 at the KET Network Center in Lexington, making it one of the best attended of the annual events.

Molly of Denali Premieres July 15

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 9, 2019

Molly of Denali is a new animated series that follows the adventures of feisty and resourceful 10-year-old Molly Mabray, an Alaska Native girl. Molly helps her mom and dad run the Denali Trading Post, a general store, bunkhouse, and transport hub in the fictional village of Qyah, Alaska.

Kentucky Teachers attend Arts Academy at KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 26, 2019

Teachers from across Kentucky are at KET Network Center in Lexington June 24-28 for this year’s Academy for Arts Assessment and Technology. A total of 27 teachers from the arts and other disciplines are taking part. Th academy is sponsored by the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts in partnership with KET.

Announcing the winners of the 2019 Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 6, 2019

KET is pleased to announce the winners of its 2019 Young Writers Contest. The annual contest encourages creative expression and literacy development by inviting students in kindergarten through twelfth grade to submit original illustrated stories, short stories and poetry.

You’re invited: KET Multimedia PD Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 3, 2019

You’re invited to join the KET Education team for our annual Multimedia Professional Development Day on July 17 in Lexington. The day features a wide array of multimedia workshops approved by the Kentucky Department of Education as professional development training for teachers and EILA training for K-12. Space is limited so register soon!

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