Education News

Adult Education Recruiting Tools for 2022

KET Education Staff

November 30, 2021

When the calendar moves toward the beginning of a new year, many people start to evaluate what they hope to accomplish in the new year and resolutions are made. This is a perfect time for adult education programs to market their services to new, stopped-out and currently enrolled students. KET Adult Education can help make the process easier by offering a collection of fresh recruiting and engagement tools.

Watch Highlights of the Kentucky Education Summit 2021

KET Education Staff

November 17, 2021

KET will air a highlights program of the 2021 Kentucky Education Summit, a two-day event in Louisville that featured state and national education reform leaders discussing how to build a stronger education system in Kentucky. The 2021 Kentucky Department of Education Summit Highlights Program airs on November 21 and 22.

Celebrate Thanksgiving with PBS LearningMedia

KET Education Staff

November 17, 2021

It’s almost time for Thanksgiving, and KET has FREE instructional resources that educators at home and in schools can use to help students learn about the holiday, the history, and about being thankful, too! Here are just a few of PBS LearningMedia’s multimedia resources for grades Pre-K-12.

Let’s Learn Kentucky: New online hub to help improve kindergarten readiness

KET Education Staff

November 12, 2021

Let’s Learn Kentucky, a new website developed and curated by KET, is a resource hub for parents and caregivers navigating those first formative years in a child’s development. The online initiative provides a one-stop center with an overview of what it means to be Kindergarten-ready, a variety of activities that parents and caregivers can incorporate into their child’s daily routines to encourage learning, and links to helpful state and national resources.

Resources for Veterans Day

KET Education Staff

November 9, 2021

Teach students about Veterans Day and why we honor those who have served and are serving in the U.S. military. Educators can use PBS LearningMedia’s free, multimedia K-12 instructional resources to engage students with historical accounts, many from veterans themselves.

Experts offer advice on applying for financial aid

KET Education Staff

November 1, 2021

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available. KET’s College Financial Aid 2022: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process.

My Story Reimagined: Shengxia Ding

KET Education Staff

October 31, 2021

Shengxia Ding has spent nearly 20 years studying English as a second language. A native speaker of Chinese, Shengxia immigrated to the U.S. after she married her husband, an American citizen. Today she has an amazing command of English but there is still one word that isn’t in her repertoire…can’t. Recently Shengxia was honored through a Kentucky Skills U Adult Education initiative called "My Story Reimagined."

National Career Development Month

KET Education Staff

October 31, 2021

The National Career Development Association designates November as Career Development Month each year. Many of the events and resources associated with this initiative are designed for K-12 schools but let’s face it, career development is a K-lifetime practice! KET encourages adult educators to focus more intently on career development activities during the month of November.

Resources for Media Literacy Week

KET Education Staff

October 27, 2021

It’s the 7th Annual U.S. Media Literacy Week, and to celebrate we’ve got FREE instructional resources that educators at home and in schools can use to help students be media savvy critical thinkers! Here are just a few of PBS LearningMedia’s multimedia resources for grades Pre-K-12 (most include teacher support materials!) and PD for teachers.

Scary stories from around the world

KET Education Staff

October 25, 2021

As Halloween approaches, get your students in a spooky mood with eerie stories from all over the world from our World of Stories collection on PBS LearningMedia.

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