Education News

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.

Louisville Kids Explore Science with Ruff Ruffman

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

January 30, 2018

For a week in January, the South Central Regional Library in Louisville transformed into a science learning center for almost 30 kids and their families. The KET Early Childhood Education team partnered with the library and their pal, Ruff Ruffman to create a fun environment for science inquiry and engineering design processes. Each night featured […]

PBS Kids Play and Learn Science App Launched

Tabitha Dotson

Tabitha Dotson, KET Education Staff

January 19, 2018

Play with shadows, control the weather, roll and slide objects down a ramp, choose the best materials for an umbrella – all while building science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts. The games in the app encourage kids to see the science in their world. They are intentionally designed to serve as catalysts for […]

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