Early Childhood News

Inspire families to talk together

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 15, 2022

Engaging your child in conversation makes a big difference in language and literacy development. Research shows that children who were exposed to a greater number of words from a young age went on to have better vocabulary. Let's Learn Kentucky features games, activities and articles to inspire families to talk together.

Calling all Molly of Denali fans!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 2, 2022

Molly of Denali: The Big Gathering shorts premier on November 7, along with new episodes from Season 3. Plus, the newest Molly game launches on November 10. Looking for ways to implement content from the show in your classroom? Check out the Molly of Denali collection on PBS LearningMedia! It offers videos, digital games, lessons, teaching tips, and activities so that educators can utilize the series in the classroom.

Let’s Learn Kentucky!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 28, 2022

Let’s Learn Kentucky is a kindergarten readiness resource hub to share with families of young children. It encourages families to read together, talk together, count together, play together, move together, and connect together. Explore today for ideas to celebrate diversity while reading together.

Celebrate Fall with PBS LearningMedia

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 19, 2022

Celebrate Fall with two great collections on PBS LearningMedia that offer resources featuring your favorite PBS KIDS characters about changing leaves, apples, pumpkins, hibernating pumpkins and more! Children will learn about the world around them through science, math, and art activities. As you engage in these lessons, you can feel confident that you are helping children grow up great! 

Announcing the 2023 KET Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 3, 2022

KET Education is excited to announce the 2023 Young Writers Contest is open for submissions! The annual contest seeks to celebrate creativity through four categories of writing – Illustrated Story, Short Story, Poetry, and Graphic Novels. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, March 31, 2023. There is no set theme, allowing your PreK - 12th grade students to explore the depths of their own interests and creativity. 

Join KET Education for our latest Virtual Learning Series

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 6, 2022

KET is gearing up for the Fall 2022 Virtual Learning Series! Join us for this series of webinars, designed to help educators engage students and discover new ways to incorporate easy-to-use, quality, education-focused content for students of all grade-levels! All sessions are FREE and approved for professional development and ECE-TRIS credit (unless otherwise noted).

Announcing the 2022 KET Young Writers Contest 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!

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