PBS LearningMedia News

Meet Kentucky’s PBS Digital Innovator All-Star

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 15, 2018

This week, Ashley Judd, a fourth grade teacher at Tyner Elementary in McKee, was named one of 30 educators chosen from across the country as part of the first PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program.

Dixon Elementary soars with PBS LearningMedia use

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

February 22, 2018

Whether it’s learning technological skills like keyboarding and coding or exploring the arts, students at Dixon Elementary school find out what they need to know through use of PBS LearningMedia.

KET’s early childhood education resources win national award

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 31, 2018

KET’s Everyday Learning instructional media collection was recently honored with a National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Award, presented at NETA’s annual professional development conference, held in Washington, D.C.

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.

2017 Solar Eclipse Teaching Tips

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 28, 2017

Introducing the total solar eclipse to your students is a great way to engage them with the science of the Earth-Sun-Moon system. Use these resources to help teach about the Solar Eclipse on August 21.

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