Education News

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

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, 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

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, 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 […]

Learning with PBS KIDS: Exploring Arts & Creativity with Pinkalicious

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

January 17, 2018

This teacher professional development event will explore arts and creativity themes and feature a discussion about how to integrate creative activities into curriculum. Attendees will also catch a first look at our new PBS KIDS show Pinkalicious and Peterrific, premiering on February 19. Based on the best-selling HarperCollins Pinkalicious book series by Victoria Kann, this […]

Scratch Jr. Resources Available Free Online

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

December 20, 2017

Ready to explore creative coding for young children? PBS LearningMedia now has all the tools you need to host your own workshop for kids and families.

Empowering Families to Learn Together with Ready-to-Learn Workshops

Abby Malik

Abby Malik, KET Education Staff

December 6, 2017

This series of workshops, made possible through the Ready-to-Learn grant, helps support families’ development of STEM skills through hands-on creative activities that utilize PBS KIDS’ award-winning media content. Families learn about such topics as mixtures, force and motion, and structures.

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