KET is a contributing partner in PBS LearningMedia, a free, online platform housing thousands of high-quality, classroom-ready resources, spanning all grade levels and content areas. With a range of media types – from lesson plans and interactives to video clips and images – each resource is aligned to state and national standards and includes contextualized support materials.
Independent research proves that students using PBS LearningMedia digital content outperformed national assessment norms by 10 percentage points and more than half (56 percent) of students also showed an increase in the frequency with which they engaged in critical thinking practices.
Ideal for both in-person and virtual learning, PBS LearningMedia has seamless Google Classroom capabilities, integration opportunities via Remind and Clever, and compatibility with a range of learning management systems. Check out this PDF for more integration ideas for popular digital tools.
Follow this usage framework to integrate PBS LearningMedia content into your lessons:
PBS LearningMedia Usage Exemplars
If you need a little extra help, discover how to effectively search resources, curate favorites, develop and organize content folders, share resources to Google Classroom and use PBS LearningMedia tools check out these quick video tutorials or contact your KET Education Consultant.
The Education Development Center, an independent, nonprofit research organization, found that “PBS content has educational effectiveness and a statistically significant impact on learning…constant across all subject areas and no matter where students learn… and whether the learning took place using TV, video, tablet, games, or handheld devices and other interactive technology.” Learn more here.
Discover the rich culture of Kentucky through the stories of people, places, and events in this PBS LearningMedia collection. It features Kentuckians who made their mark on history and the places and events that made Kentucky what it is...
Join other students across Kentucky and the United States for News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events show. This student-friendly, interactive program features a 10-question quiz based on each week’s stories. This interactivity ensures your class stays fully engaged while...
Skills on Demand
This collection from KET combines scaffolded Lessons, reviews with practice activities called Tune-Ups, and real-world applications on essential math and language arts subjects. Teachers can use individual Lessons or Tune-ups for effective online instruction, and students can explore answers...
Take your 4th through 8th grade students on a trip to Artsville, where art takes center stage! Your class will learn dance, drama, music, and visual art concepts by watching these fun animations.
Videos and interactives in the Everyday Learning collection on PBS LearningMedia use original animation and images to introduce basic concepts of math, science, health, social studies, and art to students in preschool through first grade.
KET is harnessing the power of technology and preparing Kentuckians for the jobs of tomorrow with STEM Works, a collection of high-quality digital STEM and workforce resources and related professional development.