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Young Writers Contest

2016 Young Writers Contest Winners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 1, 2016

Thank you to everyone who submitted stories to the 2016 KET Young Writers Contest! The immense talent of young writers across KET’s viewing area was evident again this year in the more than 500 stories received.

Education and Entertain with “Gross Science”

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 1, 2016

Why don’t vultures get food poisoning? How far do sneezes travel? Science is filled with stories – some of them are wondrous and some of them are, well, gross. Really gross.

World Premiere Movie Event – Odd Squad: The Movie

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 1, 2016

In this feature-length Odd Squad event, a rival group of adults called Weird Team arrive with a gadget that fixes any odd problem. As a result, the Odd Squad is run out of business and all the agents are forced to disband and go back to their lives as regular kids.

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New in PBS LearningMedia: Math at the Core

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 13, 2016

Explore over 400 engaging resources focused on critical middle school math concepts and aligned with grades 5-8 CCSS with the Math at the Core collection.

New in PBS LearningMedia: Everyday Learning

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 13, 2016

Help teach basic concepts in math, health, social studies, and arts with songs from Mr. Steve, and short, colorful new animations in the Everyday Learning collection!

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Special Collections in PBS Learning Media

Sara O'Keefe

Sara O'Keefe, KET Education Staff

July 1, 2016

Now online—Arts Toolkit video segments accompanied by background essays, discussion questions, and activity idea. Check out collections on Native American Culture, African/African-American Culture, Arts in the Renaissance, Japanese Culture, and The Civil War Era

E-Edition of the Visual Arts Toolkit

Sara O'Keefe

Sara O'Keefe, KET Education Staff

July 1, 2016

The KET Visual Arts Toolkit is now available as an E-edition. In this edition, the lesson plans and informational materials included in the binder in the printed edition, are provided as PDFs on a flash drive. This lowers the cost of the Visual Arts Toolkit to $75. A version with a binder and printed materials is still available for $99. To order, call (800) 945-9167.

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