K-12 News

Miss the 2020 KET Multimedia PD Days? Catch up now!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 3, 2020

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 KET Multimedia Professional Development Day went virtual. Kentucky educators could choose from 12 workshops over two weeks -- participating in every session that interested them instead of only four. While multimedia resources were highlighted, this year's workshops had a heavy focus on remote learning. The sessions were recorded and are now available to view online along with related materials.

Summer Learning at Home resource packet is now available

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 28, 2020

Thanks to a generous grant, the KET Early Education team in partnership with Family Resource Centers across Kentucky, will distribute Summer Learning at Home kits to PreK through 3rd grade students in need over the next week. The kits include a packet of materials with activities, which can also be downloaded online for free!

Kentucky Tonight: Reopening Kentucky’s Schools

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 21, 2020

Host Renee Shaw and guests discuss reopening Kentucky schools. Guests include: Cornelius Faulkner, superintendent of Caverna Independent Schools; Kelly Foster, Ed.D., deputy commissioner of the Office Next Generation Schools and Districts with the Kentucky Department of Education; and Eric Kennedy, director of advocacy for the Kentucky School Boards Association.

Family and Community Workshops foster collaboration, communication, and fun

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 25, 2020

On four Tuesday nights in February and March, families gathered at the George Unseld Early Childhood Center in Louisville to attend the Molly of Denali Family and Community Learning (FCL) workshop series. The FCL workshops focused on building multi-generational engagement with learning.  Families explored their community using informational text to learn about traditions, recipes, and native animals.

PBS KIDS Talk About

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 23, 2020

Don't miss the new "PBS KIDS Talk About" web series, where real families join PBS KIDS for conversations about bravery, courage, self-confidence, family and more! Watch on the PBS KIDS Facebook, Instagram, YouTube channel and PBS KIDS Video app.

New Story Contest Celebrates Everyday Helpers and Heroes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 22, 2020

The first-annual KET Summer Story Contest seeks to celebrate the everyday helpers and heroes who are answering the call during the coronavirus health pandemic, while encouraging student writing and creativity. We invite students who will be entering kindergarten, first, second, or third grade to submit an illustrated story centered on the theme “Meet the Helpers.”

Take a Dream Summer Vacation with KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 10, 2020

Take your family along on the summer vacation you’ve always dreamed of from the comfort and safety of your living room with KET’s new summer Learn at Home broadcast schedule and KET Education’s handy travel guide for students. No passports, plane tickets or fanny packs required!

Play Stay at Home Bingo to Win!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 9, 2020

There’s so much to explore this summer without ever leaving home. KET Education invites you and your family to play a round of Stay at Home Bingo with us to be entered for a chance to win a summer reading prize pack!

Resources to address race and racism for families, educators and students

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 2, 2020

Recent events in Kentucky and across the United States have shed light on the need to rethink how we’re teaching students – and ourselves – to fight racism. KET Education has curated this list of free resources with other trusted public media partners to use as tools to support learning.

2020 STLP @Home: All-Digital State Championship

Brian Spellman

Brian Spellman, KET Education Staff

May 27, 2020

The 2020 STLP @Home State Championship awards ceremony aired live on May 8. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the state competition – normally held at Rupp Arena in Lexington – was presented virtually. The ceremony is now available to stream online anytime.

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