Education News

New Episodes of Arthur on KET!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 13, 2019

This week be on the lookout for all new adventures from our friends Arthur and his friends! Arthur and his friends will be exploring honesty, open-mindedness compromise and compassion. Watch them on KET, anytime at PBS KIDS or the PBS KIDS Video App.

Young Writers Contest: A Favorite for Judges

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

May 10, 2019

With over 1,300 entries this year in the KET Young Writers Contest, you would expect the judging to be intense. And it most certainly is, but it’s a labor of love for all involved. “The Young Writers Contest is one of my favorite projects we take on,” said KET education consultant Amy Grant.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 5, 2019

Teachers – THANK YOU for all you do to support and nurture Kentucky's learners! KET Education would like to show our appreciation with fun giveaways throughout the week. Just enter your name, school email and school name in the form below by Thursday, May 9 for a chance to win!

Meet the Helpers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 5, 2019

The Meet the Helpers collection on PBS LearningMedia is designed to introduce “helpers” and explain the role they play in emergency situations. Included in the toolkit are videos and hands-on activities that provide educators and families with developmentally appropriate resources for young children.

Outdoor Family Fun with Plum

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 3, 2019

Get ready for some Outdoor Family Fun with Plum! This app offers daily activities that will get your family outside, exploring your neighborhood and learning about nature. It's part of PLUM LANDING, a PBS KIDS project that helps kids develop a love for this amazing and beautiful planet we call home.

STLP Students Shadow News Quiz Host Kelsey Starks

Joyce West

Joyce West, KET Education Staff

May 1, 2019

News Quiz viewers see Kelsey Starks on screen once a week as she introduces current events and poses challenge questions. Recently, however, some aspiring young reporters got to meet her in person and learn about television production.

Ready Jet Go! is on PBS LearningMedia

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 24, 2019

Aimed at PreK-3 students, Ready Jet Go! is a is a kid’s first introduction to space, earth science, and technology, presented in an entertaining and engaging way that will inspire a life-long interest. Don't miss the Ready Jet Go! collection on PBS LearningMedia.

2019 STLP State Championship: Now Streaming!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 23, 2019

On April 18, Students and teams from across Kentucky brought their projects to Rupp Arena in Lexington for the 2019 Student Technology Leadership Program State Championship. The awards ceremony is now available to stream online.

Early Learning: A KET Forum features discussion of early childhood education in Kentucky

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 19, 2019

To discuss what’s being done in Kentucky to ensure that children aren’t being left behind,KET’s Renee Shaw hosts a town hall-style conversation about the importance of earlychildhood education with lawmakers, policy makers, educators and early childhood careproviders. Early Learning: A KET Forum airs Monday, April 22 at 9/8 pm on KET.

Watch STLP State Championship Live Online

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 17, 2019

KET will be joining some 12,000 students and educators at Rupp Arena in Lexington for the 2019 STLP State Championship tomorrow, April 18. We will be on hand all day, live streaming the event from 10 am to 4 pm atKET.org/live. In addition, we will air the STLP award show on the KETKY channel from 5 to 6:30 pm.

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