Early Childhood News

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.

International Social Emotional Learning Day is March 26

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 22, 2021

The ability to understand and label feelings helps students to communicate their needs and build resilience. For International Social Emotional Learning Day, discover free resources for young learners that teach social and emotional skills.

KET Selected For New Ready To Learn Initiative to Develop Educational Resources For Children

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 22, 2021

KET was among 12 PBS stations recently selected to participate in a new federal education project that aims to help young children build the vital skills they need to succeed in school and life. The initiative will help create new educational content and host local community engagement events that foster children’s literacy, critical thinking and collaboration skills.

PBS LearningMedia + Digital Tools

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 9, 2021

Cake and ice cream, peanut butter and jelly—some things are even better when they’re paired together. One example is the engaging resources in PBS LearningMedia and the digital tools teachers use every day. KET education consultants have put together PBS LearningMedia + Digital Tools, a guide to using various digital tools, like Padlet, GarageBand, EdPuzzle and more, with PBS LearningMedia.

Resources for Women’s History Month

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2021

As March comes marching in, so does Women’s History Month and, on March 8, International Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate women, their struggles and accomplishments now and in the past! Educators can help students learn about some remarkable women with free, multimedia resources for grades Pre-K-12 in KET’s PBS LearningMedia.

Winter Mindfulness Tips

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2021

With COVID-19 restrictions, continued virtual school, and cold weather this winter has posed challenges for lots of Kentuckians. Here are some tips for maintaining your health and wellness throughout these chilly months.

Announcing the 2021 Virtual Learning Series

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 8, 2021

Looking for ideas and resources to enhance learning and teaching, wherever they occur? KET's Virtual Learning Series returns on February 11 with NEW 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!

Focusing on underserved populations with Ready To Learn

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 1, 2021

Throughout the last 20 years--thanks to the Ready To Learn Initiative--the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and PBS KIDS have worked with partners to develop, distribute and evaluate PBS KIDS content that engages children, families, and educators. KET participated in the most recent cycle of this grant from 2015-2020, and will again during the 2020-2025 cycle.

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