K-12 News

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.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 5, 2019

Teachers – THANK YOU for all you do to support and nurture Kentucky's learners! KET Education would like to show our appreciation with fun giveaways throughout the week. Just enter your name, school email and school name in the form below by Thursday, May 9 for a chance to win!

Meet the Helpers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 5, 2019

The Meet the Helpers collection on PBS LearningMedia is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations. Included in the toolkit are videos and hands-on activities that provide educators and families with developmentally appropriate resources for young children.

Outdoor Family Fun with Plum

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 3, 2019

Get ready for some Outdoor Family Fun with Plum! This app offers daily activities that will get your family outside, exploring your neighborhood and learning about nature. It's part of PLUM LANDING, a PBS KIDS project that helps kids develop a love for this amazing and beautiful planet we call home.

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