Education News

Muhamad Ali Classroom Resources

KET Education Staff

September 17, 2021

Tune in to the premiere of Muhammad Ali, a new four-part documentary from Ken Burns, September 19. Then, examine the life of the legendary boxer with students using new "Ken Burns in the Classroom" lesson plans on PBS LearningMedia.

News Quiz returns for its 37th season

KET Education Staff

September 17, 2021

News Quiz, KET’s weekly current events program, has returned for its 37th season. The 15-minute program is targeted to 4th through 8th graders and includes a student-friendly quiz on the week’s top news stories. Each episode shares visually engaging content, drawn from the state, nation and world.

KET’s Virtual Learning Series Returns This Month

KET Education Staff

September 2, 2021

Looking for ideas and resources to enhance learning and teaching? Join KET Education Consultants and all-star Kentucky educators for this Virtual Learning Series of webinars, designed to help teachers engage students and discover new ways to incorporate easy-to-use, quality, education-focused content, for students of all grade-levels! All sessions are approved for professional development and ECE-TRIS credit.

Resources for National Suicide Prevention Month

KET Education Staff

September 2, 2021

September was designated National Suicide Prevention Month, in part to help de-stigmatize discussing suicide and mental illness and to promote mental health strategies that help people not just live but live happier lives. Educators at school and at home can learn and teach about these important topics in free PD and multimedia instructional resources for grades Pre-K-12 in PBS LearningMedia.

Introducing New Resource for English Language Learners

KET Education Staff

September 1, 2021

According to U.S. Census Reports nearly 39 million immigrants have come into the US since 1965. One sixth of the American workforce are immigrants. KET is keenly aware of the need for quality, affordable, adaptable English language learning resources and is proud to announce a new partnership with Engen, a reputable provider of digital language learning programming.

Documentary explores construction of Kentucky State Capitol

KET Education Staff

August 17, 2021

Kentucky’s State Capitol, a new half-hour documentary from KET, tells the fascinating story of how the Kentucky State Capitol was designed and constructed more than 120 years ago. The documentary also includes a tour of the grand, old building, with a behind-the-scenes look at many of its landscaping and architectural details.

KET educational resources complement Back to School classroom instruction

KET Education Staff

August 9, 2021

As children, teens and educators return to school, whether to a physical classroom or virtual one, KET’s educational resources will be there as a trusted source for complementing classroom instruction with high-quality videos, interactive activities and other engaging digital learning tools. Last year, Kentucky students and teachers streamed nearly 1.7 million digital resources provided by KET.

Back to school resources for early learners

KET Education Staff

August 6, 2021

The new school year is finally here! With all Kentucky schools returning to in-person learning, some children may need an extra boost of confidence as they enter the classroom this fall. Explore these PBS and KET resources to help get your child ready for the new school year

Resources for Immunization Awareness Month

KET Education Staff

August 6, 2021

August is National Immunization Awareness Month! Teach students about the history and importance of vaccines with these and other free, engaging resources.

An Outstanding Corrections Education Program in Oregon

KET Education Staff

August 3, 2021

Peter Shikli is a hero. He would not say that himself, but many of the participants in his correctional education program would. In the corrections education field there are many challenges, and […]

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