Education News

All-New PBS Kids Programming

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 15, 2019

In celebration of Earth Month, PBS KIDS has announced a slate of all-new episodes to encourage kids and families to get outside and enjoy nature.Beginning April 15, be on the lookout for all new outdoor adventures from Ready Jet Go!, Nature Cat and Wild Kratts!

Remake Learning Days is here!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 9, 2019

Join us for Eastern Kentucky’s first Remake Learning Days April 12-20! Remake Learning Days is a festival of hands-on learning opportunities taking place all around Eastern Kentucky. These events will allow youth, families, grandparents, caregivers and educators to explore creative and fun ways of learning. 

Arts Academy at KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 8, 2019

How do you assess student creative work using artistic criteria? How do we get beyond rubrics that focus on effort, following directions, and completion of project? This five-day Academy will devote one day for each art form (drama, music, dance, visual arts, and new media). KET will also introduce teachers to ways to incorporate technology with performances and art work. 

Outdoor Activities for Kids

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 5, 2019

Looking for ways to engage your children in the exploration of the outdoors? PBS KIDS Parents suggest ways to explore and enjoy nature while visiting a park.

The 2019 KET Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 1, 2019

Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit stories and poems for the 2019 KET Young Writers Contest. The contest, which runs through April 15, encourages students in KET’s viewing area to celebrate the power of crafting stories, poems and illustrations by submitting their own, original work.

Explore the Outdoors with PBS Kids

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 1, 2019

PBS KIDS will be celebrating Earth Month with crafts and activities to teach little ones about nature and ways to the start conversations about animals, habitats and sustainability. Check out the Outdoors Hub on PBS Parents to find activities for you and your little ones.

Career Connections on PBS LearningMedia

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 19, 2019

KET's Larry Moore, North Central Region Education Consultant, recently found a new-to-him set of resources on PBS LearningMedia that take students behind the scenes to show what young professionals do every day. We think both teachers and students will find it helpful!

KET’s Media Lab Wins NETA Award

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 11, 2019

KET’s Media Lab was recently honored with a NETA (National Educational Telecommunications Association) Award for Instructional Media-Engaged Learning. KET's Media Lab introduces students to important college and career-ready skills to assist them in becoming successful and responsible content creators.

Youth Mental Health Issues

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 11, 2019

The new You Are Not Alone collection on PBS LearningMedia takes a comprehensive look at mental health issues among teens and young adults today. Topics include suicide prevention, trauma and toxic stress, and depression and anxiety.

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