K-12 News

John Legend and Sesame Street Raise Awareness of Kids Coping with Incarcerated Parents for the Holidays

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2017

For the holidays, Sesame Street in Communities and John Legend’s FREEAMERICA program have teamed up to create a series of videos to show support for the more than 2.7 million children with incarcerated parents. The videos feature five children along with Sesame Street’s Elmo and Abby Cadabby. The children share their stories as well as some ways […]

Visit the KET Media Lab and your travel costs are covered

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 29, 2017

Thanks to a grant from the Kentucky Department of Education, KET is offering travel reimbursement for media arts workshops at the KET Media Lab during the 2017-2018 school year.

Kids and Screens…the Debate Continues

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

November 27, 2017

Common Sense Media has released a new report on children’s media use, The Common Sense Census: Media Use by Kids Age Zero to Eight 2017, which sheds light on the amount of time children spend with media and the types of screens and content they are using.

Three fears about screen time for kids – and why they’re not true

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 17, 2017

We check our phones upwards of 50 times per day -- but when our kids play around with them, we get nervous. Are screens ruining childhood? Not according to children's media expert Sara DeWitt, VP of PBS KIDS Digital.

Ruff Ruffman returns with resources for kids and teachers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2017

The star of the classic series Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is back in The Ruff Ruffman Show, an all-new animated series designed to help kids ages 4-8 learn core science concepts through videos, game-play, and hands-on activities.

New season of News Quiz premieres September 7

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2017

Join other students across Kentucky and the United States for News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events show. The first show of the season premieres September 7.

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