Education News

Tyner Elementary teacher named 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 20, 2017

Ashley Judd, a first grade teacher at Tyner Elementary in Jackson County, has been selected as the 2017 PBS Digital Innovator for the state of Kentucky. Judd is one of 51 educators from across the country – representing each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia – selected in the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

KET receives Robinson Award from Kentucky Board of Education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 17, 2017

The Kentucky Board of Education recently honored KET with the Dr. Samuel Robinson Award. The annual award is presented to an individual or a group in Kentucky in recognition of “outstanding leadership, commitment and service in promoting equity and opportunity to learn at high levels for all Kentucky students.”

New 24/7 KET PBS KIDS Channel

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 6, 2017

Get PBS KIDS programming anytime you want with the launch of the KET PBS KIDS channel, a new, educational 24/7 children’s service that includes free, full-time children’s programming available on air, on mobile and online.

Free Media Arts Training

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 7, 2017

KET Education is pleased to provide this exciting K-8 professional learning experience focused on developing a quality Media Arts program for your school. These FREE Media Arts trainings will give you the chance to get hands on experience while learning the basics of video production.

2017 Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 3, 2017

KET invites children in kindergarten through third grade to submit illustrated stories and fourth and fifth graders to submit short stories to the annual KET Young Writers Contest. New this year, sixth through eighth graders are invited to submit their poetry.

Digital Learning Day 2017

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 21, 2017

Are you following KET Education on Twitter? On February 23, KET will join the nationwide celebration of Digital Learning Day by tweeting a frenzy of digital resources for educators throughout the day… and there will even be a chance to win some prizes (Kentucky followers only)!

Apply Now to Become a 2017 PBS Digital Innovator

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2016

Calling all Classroom Changemakers! Are you a PBS Digital Innovator? We’re looking for educators who love what they do, and who have found creative and thoughtful ways to integrate technology and digital media into their instruction. Apply today!

Education Matters showcases innovation in high school education

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2016

Hal Heiner, secretary of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; Stephen L. Pruitt, Kentucky commissioner of education; and Beth Benjamin, director of the Owensboro Innovation Academy, discuss innovative approaches to high school in Kentucky.

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends PBS KIDS

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 21, 2016

Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) revised its recommendations on children’s media use. The new guidelines suggest that children as young as 18 months may benefit from high-quality educational media, such as that provided by PBS KIDS.

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