Education News

Long-term impact of pandemic on learning is uncertain

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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.

Virtual Learning Series responds to needs from Early Childhood educators

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 24, 2020

For the past two months, KET Early Childhood has reserved Thursday afternoons for the Virtual Learning Series. The series is a response to the need of high- quality professional development on proper utilization of technology and media in the early childhood classroom. Each training explored media and ways it can be utilized in the classroom to address various needs.

A Trusted Space: Screening opportunity for educators

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 23, 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.

Announcing the 2021 KET Young Writers Contest!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 18, 2020

It’s been said that writers create people and places that didn’t exist before, and that’s like magic. Well, KET Education is calling all magicians – word wizards and drawing sorcerers – to wave your wands and share your magic with us!

News Quiz Students Share Holiday Traditions

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 18, 2020

To get into the holiday spirit this year KET’s weekly current events show for students, News Quiz, asked viewers to share what their favorite holiday food is. Along with hearing about some delectable dishes, we also got to know a little more about what makes these traditional dishes so special to students in Kentucky and around the world.

Resources for Holocaust Education Week

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 12, 2020

Kentucky is among the states that require the teaching in its public middle and high schools of the history of the Holocaust. The videos featured in KET’s Lessons of the Holocaust collection offer educators a detailed exploration of different ways to approach the topic in the classroom.

Help students learn to search for jobs and build resumes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 11, 2020

KET’s Workplace Essential Skills is getting a new content addition early in 2021. The upgrade will add a job search module to each of the contextualized career fields so students can learn how to best search for jobs within specific career sectors. They will be able to create resumes and evaluate them against recommendations made within the Workplace Essential Skills courses.

Educator Planning Guides for PreK-5

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 9, 2020

A new plan-ahead guide for PreK-5 educators is now available to help you plan lessons around a variety of themes through mid-January. It connects to broadcast content on the 24/7 KET PBS KIDS channel and Learn Along Bingo packets, which include printable activities should your students not have internet access.

2020 Virtual Learning Series Ends Soon

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 27, 2020

We’re entering the final stretch of KET Education’s Virtual Learning Series of webinars and we have a powerhouse line-up built to energize teaching and student engagement this winter. Webinars happen each Thursday at 4:30 pm ET and PD credit is provided.

Join us for a PBS KIDS Edcamp

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 27, 2020

This unique, virtual "un-conference" provides PreK - 3 educators who work with children in schools, childcare centers or homes, a space to share, collaborate and learn from each other.

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