Early Childhood News

KET Education looks to the future with Ready To Learn

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 27, 2021

During the 2015-2020 Ready to Learn grant cycle, KET worked to reach and engage families and communities that are under-resourced. KET is again honored and privileged to be a part of this grant during 2020-2025 cycle.

Supplement at-home learning with Let’s Learn

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 4, 2021

Are you looking for ways to supplement at-home learning? Check out Let’s Learn, a one-hour program for children ages 3-8 that features science, math, reading, social studies, and the arts—as well as virtual field trips. Tune in Monday through Friday at 2/1 pm on KET.

Informational Text with Molly of Denali

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 8, 2020

KET Early Childhood recently offered a new Informational Text with Molly of Denali workshop as part of KET Education's Virtual Learning Series. Molly of Denali centers on 10-year-old Molly Mabray, her family, trusty sidekicks Tooey and Trini, and four-legged friend Suki. The series was created to model various ways that children can use informational texts in their daily lives.

Educators across Kentucky attend virtual EdCamp

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 6, 2020

On Saturday November 14th, educators from all over Kentucky grabbed their morning coffee and joined KET Early Childhood for a virtual EdCamp. Over 40 participants joined the “un-conference” to discuss topics chosen by them beforehand. Virtual learning, integrating media, and engaging families were among the many topics covered.

Virtual Learning Series responds to needs from Early Childhood educators

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 24, 2020

For the past two months, KET Early Childhood has reserved Thursday afternoons for the Virtual Learning Series. The series is a response to the need of high- quality professional development on proper utilization of technology and media in the early childhood classroom. Each training explored media and ways it can be utilized in the classroom to address various needs.

Educator Planning Guides for PreK-5

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

November 9, 2020

A new plan-ahead guide for PreK-5 educators is now available to help you plan lessons around a variety of themes through mid-January. It connects to broadcast content on the 24/7 KET PBS KIDS channel and Learn Along Bingo packets, which include printable activities should your students not have internet access.

2020 Virtual Learning Series Ends Soon

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 27, 2020

We’re entering the final stretch of KET Education’s Virtual Learning Series of webinars and we have a powerhouse line-up built to energize teaching and student engagement this winter. Webinars happen each Thursday at 4:30 pm ET and PD credit is provided.

Join us for a PBS KIDS Edcamp

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

October 27, 2020

This unique, virtual "un-conference" provides PreK - 3 educators who work with children in schools, childcare centers or homes, a space to share, collaborate and learn from each other.

New Elinor Wonders Why Educator Resources

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

September 9, 2020

Elinor Wonders Why is a new series from PBS KIDS that aims to encourage children to follow their curiosity, ask questions when they don't understand and find answers using science inquiry skills. A new PBS LearningMedia collection has an array of resources - including interactive lessons, playlists, viewing guides, and printable activities - to encourage students to ask questions, make observations, and bask in the wonderment of nature's amazing answers!

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