Education News

Raising Grateful Kids: Why Giving Thanks Is Good for the Soul

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

November 15, 2018

Psychologist Martin Seligman, who has conducted studies on benefits of expressing thanks, writes, “Gratitude can make your life happier and more satisfying. When we feel gratitude, we benefit from the pleasant memory of a positive event in our life. Also, when we express our gratitude to others, we strengthen our relationship with them.” For preschoolers, gratitude […]

Join us for PBS Kids Edcamp

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 26, 2018

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 10, when we will be holding Kentucky's first PBS Kids Edcamp. This training event is free of charge! PBS Kids Edcamp provides educators with a space to share, collaborate and learn from each other. You will connect with educators facing similar challenges, learn new tips and share ideas.

FastForward Courses Online

Free 2-week trial of FastForward at KET.org/FFTrial

Kim Gooch

Kim Gooch, KET Education Staff

October 17, 2018

Sign up for a free two-week trial of FastForward, KET’s comprehensive online learning system for GED, TASC or HiSET test preparation.  FastForward offers teachers the ability to manage, track and report student enrollement with ease and students can study from anywhere there is internet connectivity. See all that FastFoward can offer!  Sign up now at KET.org/FFTrial

“Be My Neighbor Day” with Daniel Tiger at Russell Community Center in Lexington

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

October 17, 2018

Mister Rogers began each episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood with his simple signature question in song: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”  Daniel Tiger continues that tradition with a new generation. In a special “Neighbor Day” episode, Daniel learns that it feels good to be neighborly and that one kind act can lead to many. His […]

KET forum addresses education pathways to college and career

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 1, 2018

By the year 2020, it’s projected that 62 percent of the jobs in Kentucky will require at least some postsecondary education or training. Pathways for Tomorrow’s Workforce: A KET Forum explores how Kentucky’s K-12 public education system is helping students successfully prepare for their transition to postsecondary college or career.

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of Families

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

Empowering families to learn together is at the heart of everything the KET Early Childhood Education team does. At the end of the day, the team loves to hear “I didn’t know how many resources were available for me to teach my kid at home too.” It’s that ability to spread the love of learning […]

Ready to Learn Through the Eyes of the Community

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 28, 2018

The KET Early Childhood Education team couldn’t succeed without the support of the community. They arrive at each Ready to Learn event as prepared as they can and with a seemingly endless energy supply, but it is the families and community partners that really bring the sessions to life. Watch this short video to hear […]

Ruff Ruffman Facilitator Trainings Now Available!

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 24, 2018

The free KET Facilitator training now includes the "Ruff Ruffman Sensational Science Camp" and the "Ruff Ruffman Family Creative Workshop". Learn more and schedule your session.

Cat in the Hat Day at Laurel County Public Library

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

September 13, 2018

Laurel County Public Library helped KET celebrate its 50th anniversary by co-hosting a “Cat in the Hat Day”. Families gathered to spend time doing crafts such as coloring pictures and creating silly hats. The Early Childhood Education team was also there to let the children interact with the various educational apps available through PBS. Families […]

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