Early Childhood News

Announcing the 2022 KET Young Writers Conest Winners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 4, 2022

Thanks to all who entered the 2022 KET Young Writers Contest! The judges were overwhelmed by the quality and creativity they saw from our Kentucky writers. We received over 1,200 entries from all corners of the state. Congratulations to our winners - listed online now - and to ALL those who submitted work! What you have created is quite an accomplishment.

Celebrating Spring! with PBS KIDS

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 15, 2022

Join PBS KIDS on March 29 at 7 PM ET for a special event that will highlight PreK-2nd grade resources that are Spring-themed as well as new content from the Changing Seasons collection on PBS LearningMedia.

New Creative Writing Toolkit now available

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 7, 2022

With their imaginative storytelling, integrated illustrations and creative use of text, graphic novels have assumed a lasting place in the hearts of both children and adults alike. By designing their own graphic novels, students can hone their writing skills while expressing themselves through this creative medium. The new KET Young Writers Contest Creative Writing Toolkit: Graphic Novels offers a variety of activities to enable student success.

Crash! Pow! Bang! Zoom with graphic novelists, authors and visual artists!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 6, 2022

With ever-increasing popularity, graphic novels have become a go-to reading medium for children and adults alike. Join KET Education for a series of conversations with today’s authors, graphic novelists, and artists! Hear about their process, inspiration and creative backgrounds, plus have the opportunity to have your questions answered!

Resources for Black History Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 9, 2022

February includes Black History Month, a time to learn more about the important history and significant contributions of Black Americans. Here is a sample of some of the free PBS LearningMedia instructional resources to help students learn more about the national holiday and the people it celebrates. Most resources have educator support materials!

Join us for KET’s Spring 2022 Virtual Learning Series

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 3, 2022

Looking for ideas and resources to enhance learning and teaching, wherever they occur? Join KET Education Consultants and all-star Kentucky educators for our Spring 2022 Virtual Learning Series of webinars, designed to help teachers engage students and discover new ways to incorporate easy-to-use, quality, education-focused content, for students of all grade-levels!

The 2022 Young Writers Contest Starts Now!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 18, 2022

The 2022 KET Young Writers Contest is now accepting submissions! Take a peek at our new, inclusive grade levels and even a new category… Graphic Novels! Visit our new website to check out all of the categories, writing resources, rules, rubrics and even past winners, then get creating!

Resources for December Holidays

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 9, 2021

With December comes time for visiting relatives and friends. It's also a time that many people celebrate religious and cultural holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa and look forward to the new year. Here are just a few of the FREE multimedia instructional resources for grades PreK-12 that you'll find on PBS LearningMedia.

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

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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.

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