K-12 News

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.

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!

Help children build a sense of community

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 21, 2019

The KET All Around Me collection on PBS LearningMedia encourages positive behaviors in young children to help them develop socially and emotionally, and learn about themselves, their communities, and the world around them.

KET raising awareness of youth mental health

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

May 17, 2019

KET’s Renee Shaw and Laura Krueger, producers of You are Not Alone, took part in the annual Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day on May 9 in Frankfort.

New Episodes of Arthur on KET!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 13, 2019

This week be on the lookout for all new adventures from our friends Arthur and his friends! Arthur and his friends will be exploring honesty, open-mindedness compromise and compassion. Watch them on KET, anytime at PBS KIDS or the PBS KIDS Video App.

Young Writers Contest: A Favorite for Judges

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

May 10, 2019

With over 1,300 entries this year in the KET Young Writers Contest, you would expect the judging to be intense. And it most certainly is, but it’s a labor of love for all involved. “The Young Writers Contest is one of my favorite projects we take on,” said KET education consultant Amy Grant.

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