Education News

New course focuses on Adverse Childhood Experiences

KET Education Staff

June 17, 2021

The new Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences course is based on the Healing Childhood Special. Hosted by Renee Shaw, this special explores the science of childhood trauma and the path to healing. These conversations shed light on the importance of asking not ‘What’s wrong with you?’ but rather ‘What happened to you?’

PBS LearningMedia updates teacher tools

KET Education Staff

June 8, 2021

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. PBS LearningMedia's ever evolving slate of tools for educators is getting a makeover this summer and fall.

Evaluation of Workplace Essential Skills Courses Underscores Positive Learner Outcomes

KET Education Staff

June 7, 2021

Workplace Essential Skills, KET’s newest online contextualized learning system, is posting excellent results from recent learner evaluations. Arroyo Research Services, a professional educational programming evaluation service based in Ashville, NC, completed a comprehensive study of the content, learning objectives and outcomes related to the Workplace Essential Skills program.

Explore with KET’s new Adventure Series!

KET Education Staff

June 4, 2021

Join KET for The Adventure Series where children are invited to solve real world problems with fun activities like building a robot arm or using the 5 senses to explore the world. This summer, get outside and explore the world around you - there is so much to discover!

A Change of Plans Leads to Long Awaited Accomplishment

KET Education Staff

June 3, 2021

COVID-19 has disrupted plans and dreams for persons all around the world. Some will remember this period of time with great disdain while others will rise from their challenges with grace and inspiration. Patrice Echols is one of the graceful inspirational ones.

Young Poets Impress KET Contest Judges

KET Education Staff

May 17, 2021

With each springtime at KET comes a literary flowering: dozens and dozens of poems for the KET Young Writers Contest. Each year KET invites three distinguished poets to judge the finalists in this category. And each year, the poets are impressed. Learn more about the contest and the judging process.

Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

KET Education Staff

May 11, 2021

Use Mental Health Awareness Month to help students learn about recognizing and managing their own emotions and recognizing those of their peers. KET’s PBS LearningMedia can help with free, quality multimedia resources.

Teacher focused resources for Early Childhood Educators

KET Education Staff

May 4, 2021

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 3-7th. Now more than ever, the value and importance of our educators is being highlighted. From teaching virtually to ensuring the basic needs of families are met, Early Childhood Educators have stepped up this school year to provide safe environments for children to learn and grow. Use these resources to practice self-care and show yourself gratitude for showing up for children every day.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

KET Education Staff

May 4, 2021

The KET Education team is thankful for everything Kentucky teachers have done and continue to do during this challenging year! Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

Moving Forward, Fast

KET Education Staff

April 21, 2021

When Lynn Foley, an instructor with Rhode Island Regional Adult Learning (RIRAL) first encountered Josh Renaud, she knew he was not her typical adult learner. He was a former honor student and once enrolled in AP classes. He is motivated, knows how to set goals, accomplish objectives and work toward next steps consistently. She immediately knew he needed support that looked a little different than most.

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