PBS LearningMedia News

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.

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.

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.

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