Education News

New and Notable resources to start the school year right

KET Education Staff

August 5, 2022

As you and your students return to school and settle in this fall, 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. KET resources are used in Kentucky classrooms every day. We’re proud to share some new and notable resources available to you this fall!

Reengaging Adult Learners

KET Education Staff

August 1, 2022

Does your adult learning program offer online, on-demand programs for high school equivalency credential prep or workplace training? KET Adult Education is proud to offer FastForward and Workplace Essential Skills which are proven to help adults prepare for hse exams and learn new concepts to apply in the workplace. You can sign up for a free two-week trial to see content in both.

Lung health resources now available on PBS LearningMedia

KET Education Staff

July 19, 2022

KET's new Lung Health collection on PBS LearningMedia features health and science resources for students in grades 6-8 from Fighting to Breathe: Lung Disease in Kentucky, a special series exploring the effects of pollution, tobacco, and radon on our lungs and the screening and treatment of lung-related illnesses.

Request your FREE Media Arts Toolkit Binder

KET Education Staff

July 17, 2022

KET has traveled the state documenting Kentucky teachers and students creating podcasts, films, songs, comic books, as well as flying drones and using augmented reality. The toolkit, available on PBS LearningMedia, has tips on how to bring media arts into the K-12 classroom no matter your budget or skill level. Contact KET Education to request a free binder with accompanying teacher materials.

ADA 32 (1990-2022) Americans with Disabilities Act. Celebrate the ADA! July 26, 2022

Anniversary of American Disabilities Act

KET Education Staff

July 7, 2022

The American Disabilities Act was signed into law on July 26, 1990 and celebrates its 32st anniversary this month! At KET we are dedicated to refining and building accessible content that can be utilized by all persons. Some current features in our online adult education courses include changeable background colors, text size adjustments, read aloud functions, translation and word look-up abilities. We continue to make upgrades to alternative text and descriptions, forms, videos and more.

Congratulations to 2022 PBS Digital Innovator Chris Tyson Renshaw

KET Education Staff

July 7, 2022

Chris Tyson Renshaw, a digital learning coach with the Christian County Technology Department in Hopkinsville, has been named a member of the 2022 class of educators selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program – honoring classroom changemakers who offer fresh ideas and bold approaches to supporting their students’ growth and learning. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 20 educators were chosen from across the country.

Challenge Your Students NOW!

KET Education Staff

July 7, 2022

Independence Day comes just as half of 2022 is complete! That’s right, just six more months of 2022 left! What could your learners do in six months? Challenge them to see.

Leslie Estrada Burgos Finds Support in the Adult Education Community

KET Education Staff

July 7, 2022

At 26, Leslie Estrada Burgos enrolled at Central Oregon Community College. She completed her high school equivalency credential in early May and earned six college credits while she studied for it. KET is proud to play a small part in Leslie's accomplishments by producing the FastForward online study system and is grateful for the opportunity to work with Central Oregon Community College.

Explore resources focused on horseback-helpers in Appalachia

KET Education Staff

June 14, 2022

Discover the rich culture of Kentucky through the stories of people, places, and events with two new topics for grades 6-12 in the Kentucky Studies collection on PBS LearningMedia that are adapted from recent KET documentaries.

1 2 3 33