K-12 News

Cat in the Hat Day at Laurel County Public Library

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 13, 2018

Laurel County Public Library helped KET celebrate its 50th anniversary by co-hosting a “Cat in the Hat Day”. Families gathered to spend time doing crafts such as coloring pictures and creating silly hats. The Early Childhood Education team was also there to let the children interact with the various educational apps available through PBS. Families […]

Smooth the Transition to School with Help from Daniel Tiger

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2018

Starting preschool or Kindergarten can be a difficult transition for some kids. To help ease the anxiety of the first few weeks of school, turn to a familiar face for them – Daniel Tiger! Access the following videos and more on PBS LearningMedia: Sharing Toys Can Be Hard! | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Daniel isn’t sure […]

PBS LearningMedia unveils new, more accessible website

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 4, 2018

PBS LearningMedia has unveiled a new website, making thousands of digital resources – including many created by KET – more accessible to educators and students across Kentucky. In response to teachers’ needs, the new features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to KET resources.

PBS TeacherLine Launches New Website

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

August 13, 2018

PBS TeacherLine just launched a new site that highlights six of their best Early Elementary and PreK professional development courses! A couple of the more popular classes you will find available are: An Introduction to Underlying Principles and Research for Effective Literacy Instruction (starts AUGUST 15th) Give yourself the knowledge and background needed to successfully […]

Register now for KET Multimedia PD Day 2018

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 25, 2018

Come explore with us at our annual Multimedia Professional Development Day this July 18. Our fun multimedia workshops are 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!

Become a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 25, 2018

The new PBS Media Literacy Educator Certification is designed to celebrate educators who champion teaching and learning with media. By becoming a PBS Certified Media Literacy Educator you demonstrate your expertise in teaching students to produce media that matters and to think critically about their role as media consumers and creators.

KY Student Among PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs Academy Fellows

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 23, 2018

Youth storytellers from 17 states will gather in the nation’s capital this summer to advance the future of journalism and public media. Edward Smith, from Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Louisville, is among the twenty five chosen to participate in the fourth annual Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C.

Live, Interactive Q&A with Ken Burns

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 23, 2018

This event is specially designed for our middle school to high school students! PBS will deliver a memorable experience that allows students to form deeper, more personalized connections to the Vietnam War era through asking live questions with Ken Burns.

Splash and Bubbles

New “Splash and Bubbles” Episodes to Air This Week

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

April 23, 2018

In a week of new episodes, Tidy has a hard time keeping the kelp forest clean when Tyke the Pacific harbor seal comes to town. After pitching in to help, the Reeftown friends explore the nocturnal reef with Zee the shark, discover bioluminescent plankton and help clean up Lu the football fish’s lure so she can light […]

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