Get On the Same Page with award-winning, nationally recognized, and published creators to explore the variety of processes, inspirations, and backgrounds found within the world of writing and illustrating.
Join us as we highlight PreK-2nd grade resources from the Changing Seasons collection on PBS LearningMedia. These resources were developed through a co-design model, partnering with PBS KIDS and the PNC Foundation, to connect with PreK teachers and PBS member stations, such as KET to align materials from the Grow Up Great Lesson Center with PBS KIDS content. The result… new seasons-themed resources available for PreK teachers – all available in English and in Spanish.
As America’s largest classroom, PBS offers digital content and services for teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS LearningMedia is a free media-on-demand service offering educators access to the best of public media and delivers research-based, classroom-ready digital learning experiences to engage students in exploring curriculum concepts. Join us to explore how you can use PBS LearningMedia in early childhood settings using resources from PBS KIDS and more.
This session encourages K-12 students to learn about storytelling and create their own fictional narratives as well as their own personal or family histories through cross-curricular activities. Explore how to foster student voice and creativity while integrating SEL and Social Studies lessons with storytelling, which has been called “the oldest form of education,” with high-quality, free PBS LearningMedia educational resources and KET Writing Toolkits, including ready-made lessons, activities, and more!
Information technology leaders, technicians, tech resource/integration specialists, classroom teachers, administrators, library media specialists, exhibitors and other education professionals attend this yearly event, billed as the largest education technology conference in the south-central United States. Stop by the KET booth to learn more about the resources and workshops we provide. More information coming soon!
Looking for ways to help students amplify their creative voices? KET can help! More than ever students of all ages are creating original content to express their views and ideas. From KET’s Media Lab workshops to Young Writer’s Contest resources, such as Write it Out Toolkits and On the Same Page, students can learn skills for creating a variety of media. Additionally, the lessons and projects in PBS LearningMedia, such as the KET Media Arts Toolkit combined create a winning array of free tools to use!
Featuring resources from KET and PBS KIDS, come explore multimedia resources designed to support learning in after-school and out-of-school settings. Join us as we explore the Family and Community Learning model for multi-generational hands-on family engagement. We will also explore camp offerings which include five modularly designed sessions (each 3-4 hours in length) using high-quality resources from PBS KIDS. All resources are free and include everything from a Facilitator Guide that gives a breakdown of the whole five-day camp experience to supplemental materials such as Curiosity Journals, Take Home Materials, and a supporting Slideshow, these resources will help provide a comprehensive learning experience for children in your community.
Striving to help prepare children for kindergarten, KET offers high-quality early childhood instructional resources, including educator trainings, family workshops, and hands-on children’s activities. Brand new is Let’s Learn Kentucky, an online resource hub for parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 5 that offers practical, easy ways for families to connect and stay involved in their children’s education and kids to tap into their natural ability to learn. Let’s Learn Kentucky also provides resources from trusted agencies that focus on early childhood development, all of which are free. Learn about the resource and plans to make it even more accessible and user-friendly.
Computational thinking is a logical, strategic way of thinking that requires cognitive skills like sequencing and planning and helps young children navigate possibilities, accomplish tasks, and solve problems that are meaningful to them. Join KET as we explore computational thinking resources developed through the Ready To Learn grant. This new content will encourage problem solving and critical thinking, flexible mindsets/habits of mind, and collaboration. We will introduce resource to encourage these skills by providing opportunities for children to use the design process, think outside the box, make connections, and develop a flexible mindset through play.