Education News

Get to know the residents of Artsville

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

The members of the Artsville Orchestra enjoy playing music together and they’re warming up for a big performance at the concert hall. Learn about the instruments that make up this lovely sounding family. And while you’re in town be sure to stop by the dance studio. The students love making up their own dances using the elements of dance: space, time and force.

Get help navigating the college financial aid process

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 22, 2019

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s College Financial Aid 2020: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process

Explore the color wheel with KET’s Everyday Learning

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 21, 2019

Fall is a great time to learn through play and exploration! Have your child explore the color wheel by mixing primary colors together to see what they make!

Join KET for COABE virtual conference

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 15, 2019

Some adult educators are not able to travel to the Coalition of Adult Basic Education annual conference due to budget reductions and time constraints. In an effort to better serve all constituents, COABE introduced virtual conferences a few years ago. They have been met with great response and the next one is coming this month!

FastForward helps Arizona learner accomplish her goal

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 4, 2019

Morgan Morris, an adult learner from Mesa, Arizona recently passed all the tests required for her high school equivalency credential in just FIVE hours!! She attributes her FAST pass to FastForward, which allowed her to pretest and create study guides, and her 13-year old son who helped her immensely in math!

Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 1, 2019

KET Early Childhood Education held their 3rd Daniel Tiger Be My Neighbor Day on September 5, 2019 at Family Care Center in Lexington.  This event was possible thru a grant from The Fred Rogers Company and PNC Bank.  A major part of the day provides children and their families  ways to give back to the local community around them.

Louisville Families Code with ScratchJr

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 30, 2019

Over a dozen families are getting together at Camp Taylor Elementary School in Louisville each week in September for KET’s ScratchJr workshops on introductory coding for young children. Kids learn to snap together graphical building blocks to make characters walk, sing, and even join a dance party. Jefferson County Public Schools are implementing the program this year thanks to a Ready To Learn mini-grant distributed by KET.

News Quiz celebrates its 35th season

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2019

News Quiz, KET’s Emmy award-winning weekly current events program, celebrates its 35th season this year. The 15-minute program is targeted to 4th through 8th graders and includes a student-friendly quiz on the week’s top news stories. Each episode shares visually engaging content, drawn from the state, nation and world.

National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 23, 2019

There are no better advocates for adult education and literacy programs than the professionals that run those programs or learners that benefit from them. Set aside some time during National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week, September 22-28, to help raise awareness of the importance of these programs.

Social-emotional development and Daniel Tiger

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 16, 2019

Social-emotional development and academic success go hand-in-hand. PBS LearningMedia offers a wide range of Daniel Tiger video clips, strategy songs, activities and more to help our youngest learners build their social-emotional skills.

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