Education News

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.

All new classroom resources from “Hamilton’s America”

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 24, 2016

“Hamilton’s America” gives viewers a look at thecreative process during the years leading up to the Broadway opening of the record-breaking musical. A new collection on PBS LearningMedia features all new resources connected to the film.

New and Classic KET Favorites Win Awards

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 13, 2016

KET was recently honored with two National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) Awards, presented at NETA’s annual professional development conference, held in Baltimore.

New from Election Central: Electoral Decoder Map

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2016

Voting and elections are an essential part of the U.S. government. Make Election Central your one-stop destination for classroom resources during the elections.

Election Resources: PBS KIDS You Choose

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2016

PBS KIDS You Choose introduces kids to non-partisan, democracy-related topics through interactive exploration and video. Kids can create their own campaign posters about anything they care about, collect presidential trading cards of past U.S. Presidents and First Ladies, and watch videos that focus on important issues relevant to them!

Teach Boldly Sweepstakes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 22, 2016

Interested in a free, one-month supply of coffee or a redesign of your school’s teachers’ lounge? Enter the Teach Boldly Sweepstakes for a chance to win!

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KET School Video Project: New Website and Challenge

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 5, 2016

The new KET School Video Project is a place to share videos in a safe online environment. As November approaches, our Election 2016 challenge invites students to submit relevant videos, including mock debates; student/teacher interviews; and videos about election history, famous presidents, candidate biographies, and important election issues.

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