Early Childhood News

Register for KET Summer PD 2024!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 9, 2024

Register now for KET Summer PD 2024, where we’re diving into the world of media and learning support! This July you’ll find our sessions throughout the state at the following locations: the London Community Center, the Morehead State University Space Science Center, the KET Network Center in Lexington, and the Emerging Technology Center in Paducah.

Resources to Prepare for the Total Solar Eclipse

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 15, 2024

On Monday, April 8, millions of Americans will witness a total solar eclipse. KET's current events program for students, News Quiz, has produced a special episode to get Kentucky classrooms ready to watch. In addition, PBS LearningMedia features a wide variety of free educational resources to help both classrooms and families celebrate the upcoming total solar eclipse.

KET Education is proud to announce our 2024 All Star class

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2024

Twenty-one educators in Kentucky were honored as part of the KET All Stars program, which celebrates exceptional educators across the state who are making a profound impact in the lives of their learners and within their communities.

Announcing the 2024 KET Young Writers Contest

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2024

KET Education is excited to announce the 2024 KET 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, 2024. There is no set theme, allowing your PreK – 12th grade students to explore the depths of their own interests and creativity.

New PBS KIDS series Lyla in the Loop

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 1, 2024

Lyla in the Loop follows Lyla, a dynamic 7-year-old girl who lives in a big city with her close-knit family, her fantastical blue sidekick Stu and a host of relatable and quirky characters in her community. Lyla relies on creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills to design and test her ideas and build imaginative contraptions.

New Resources from Let’s Learn Kentucky 

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 14, 2024

Have you checked out the Let’s Learn KY website lately? It is a kindergarten readiness resource hub for families and caregivers of young children. Let’s Learn KY encourages families to read, talk, count, play, move, and connect together.  KET has added NEW resources to each “together” page under What You Can Do

Sesame Street The Nutcracker: Starring Elmo and Tango

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 19, 2023

Get ready for a new holiday tradition with Sesame Street The Nutcracker. The classic story is retold Sesame Street-style in an animated special that follows Elmo and his puppy Tango on a fantastical adventure filled with new music and friends, and where Tango speaks for the very first time. This 30-minute festive feature is a celebration of the greatest gift of all: friendship.

Family Math Music Videos

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 17, 2023

WATCH, SING, and BUILD your child’s early math skills!  Get your little one wiggling and singing about math with six new music videos—available in Spanish, too! Subscribe to the Family Math Youtube channel and join the fun.

Learn & Grow Together Family and Community Learning

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 13, 2023

November 13-17 is Family Engagement in Education Week! Engage families you work with using the Learn & Grow Together Family and Community Learning (FCL). The Learn & Grow Together FCL program is a series of 10 workshops that engage families in active, hands-on learning experiences.

Teach Your Way with PBS KIDS

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

August 30, 2023

Teach your way during the 2023-2024 school year with this timely collection of flexible PBS KIDS resources, aligned to themes and skills for PreK-2nd grade students. From exploring resources like video clips, interactive games, printables, self-paced professional learning opportunities, classroom posters and more, choose which you will integrate to support your young learners.

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