Education News

New Course: The Role of FRYSC in Kentucky Schools

Cynthia Barton

Cynthia Barton, KET Education Staff

April 12, 2018

A new training course is available in PBS LearningMedia on the role of Family Resource and Youth Services Centers in schools. Produced by KET in partnership with the Cabinet for Family and Health Services, the course is designed for principals, administrators, and experienced SBDM council members.

Julia Is Back with a New Episode and Other Learning Resources for Autism Awareness Month

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

April 3, 2018

Julia is back with new episodes and more! Everyone on Sesame Street is ready to play “Shape Hunt” – a game where you search for different shapes around you! But when both teams have a hard time finding shapes, Julia helps by finding them in places no one else thought of! Tune-in to an all-new […]

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR THE 2018 YOUNG WRTERS CONTEST

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 30, 2018

Students in kindergarten through 8th grade are invited to submit stories and poems for the 2018 KET Young Writers Contest. The contest, which runs January 1 through March 30, encourages students in KET’s viewing area to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own, original work.

LIVE from the STLP State Championship

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 28, 2018

Throughout the day on March 29, watch live coverage of the 2018 STLP State Championship at Rupp Arena in Lexington via KET.org/live.

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.

Now Available – “The Cat in the Hat Builds That: Stem Play for Little Engineers”

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

March 14, 2018

Kids are natural scientists, constantly exploring the world around them. The Cat in the Hat Builds That!  app supports children’s understanding of science concepts and involves them in doing science using the engineering and design process. Kids will travel to fantastical worlds with the Cat in the Hat and learn right alongside Nick and Sally. […]

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.

FastForward Skill Check App Now Available!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 20, 2018

The FastForward Skill Check app is a great way for adult learners to practice test questions in language arts, social studies, science, or math. The app is free and easy to use;  just click on a subject to answer practice questions, which include lots of hints and images to help you arrive at the right answers.

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.

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