Early Childhood News

Common Sense Media Ranks PBS KIDS Games #1

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 6, 2021

Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization that "provides education and advocacy to families to promote safe technology and media for children, recently selected the PBS KIDS Games website as best overall choice for students and teachers.

Share your family’s summer adventures

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

July 6, 2021

Summer is here–time to go have fun outside with family and friends! KET Education wants to celebrate the diversity of Kentucky’s people and places and the talent of our kids! Have your child or teen photograph their adventures–wherever you live or travel–and share them for our upcoming Summer Photo Adventures online showcase!

New course focuses on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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?’

Explore with KET’s new Adventure Series!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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!

Resources for Mental Health Awareness Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, 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!

Watch, Play and Create on Earth Day

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 20, 2021

Earth Day is celebrated around the world each year on April 22. It's a day when we're encouraged to learn more about the environment and caring for our planet. Celebrate with these resources from KET and PBS KIDS! Use the videos, activities, and crafts to connect learning that happens in the classroom to the world around us.

Celebrate the Week of the Young Child

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 13, 2021

KET Early Childhood Education is celebrating The Week of the Young Child® April 10-16. Celebrate early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities with these KET resources. Sing, cook together, build together, create art, and celebrate with families.

Resources for National Poetry Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 5, 2021

As spring edges out winter, the daffodils arrive and so does National Poetry Month! This year is the 25th anniversary of the holiday to recognize the diverse poetry and poets of the U.S.! Educators at home and in schools can help students learn about poetry with free, multimedia resources for grades PreK-12 in KET’s PBS LearningMedia.

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