Education News

Determination, Encouragement, Flexibility and Hope Lead to Big Accomplishments

KET Education Staff

January 14, 2021

2020 will go down as a year like no other for most people. While many will talk about the challenges of halting normal routines due to a global pandemic, Heather Farley will speak of 2020 as a year when she accomplished a big goal. In November, she completed her high school equivalency credential, something she had been working toward for years.

KET’s Media Lab Still Delivers Student Learning During Pandemic

KET Education Staff

January 4, 2021

During a typical school year, students visit KET’s Media Lab by the dozens for workshops on using multimedia in learning projects. This year, the Media Lab mostly comes to them, via the internet. Cynthia Warner, KET’s multimedia education consultant, is making the pandemic’s “new normal” work for students across the state in the virtual setting.

Supplement at-home learning with Let’s Learn

KET Education Staff

January 4, 2021

Are you looking for ways to supplement at-home learning? Check out Let’s Learn, a one-hour program for children ages 3-8 that features science, math, reading, social studies, and the arts—as well as virtual field trips. Tune in Monday through Friday at 2/1 pm on KET.

A Trusted Space: Screening opportunity for educators

KET Education Staff

December 14, 2020

It’s been a challenging fall semester for educators, so KET is offering a special online communal viewing event about teaching in these unprecedented times. Educators are invited to watch and discuss A Trusted Space, a new film on mitigating the effects of grief and trauma affecting students and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hurry! Save 20% before 2020 becomes hindsight.

KET Education Staff

December 10, 2020

As adult education programs transitioned to distance learning this spring, educators found that their familiar FastForward system already offered everything they needed to keep their students learning AND manage their programs. FastForward contains all subjects, pre and posttests, study plans, classroom and student management systems, reports and more. It is familiar, trusted, research-proven, effective and […]

Informational Text with Molly of Denali

KET Education Staff

December 8, 2020

KET Early Childhood recently offered a new Informational Text with Molly of Denali workshop as part of KET Education's Virtual Learning Series. Molly of Denali centers on 10-year-old Molly Mabray, her family, trusty sidekicks Tooey and Trini, and four-legged friend Suki. The series was created to model various ways that children can use informational texts in their daily lives.

Educators across Kentucky attend virtual EdCamp

KET Education Staff

December 6, 2020

On Saturday November 14th, educators from all over Kentucky grabbed their morning coffee and joined KET Early Childhood for a virtual EdCamp. Over 40 participants joined the “un-conference” to discuss topics chosen by them beforehand. Virtual learning, integrating media, and engaging families were among the many topics covered.

Kentucky Tonight discusses reopening Kentucky Classrooms

KET Education Staff

December 4, 2020

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, December 7 at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw hosts a discussion about reopening Kentucky classrooms. Ahead of the show, viewers can submit questions in a variety of ways.

Long-term impact of pandemic on learning is uncertain

KET Education Staff

November 24, 2020

Renee Shaw talks with Kentucky Education Commissioner Jason Glass about how the COVID pandemic is impacting public schools and students. He also talks about the Department of Education's new chief equity officer and previews the 2021 General Assembly.

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