K-12 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.

Social and Emotional Learning Through the Arts

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 24, 2021

KET Education is offering new resources to make it easier for teachers to incorporate social and emotional learning (SEL) in their 4-12 classrooms, no matter what subject they teach. And an engaging way to make SEL happen is through art. Our new SEL collection in the Kentucky Virtual Art Museum on PBS LearningMedia pairs SEL activities with artworks depicting various moods.

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.

Creelsboro projects helps students appreciate rural heritage

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 15, 2021

A new set of educational materials shines a light on an often-overlooked part of history: the rural areas of Kentucky. KET has partnered with the Kentucky Archaeology Survey (KAS) to create educational materials to go with the new documentary Creelsboro and the Cumberland: A Living History.

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.

Skills on Demand Collection Offers Career Context to Math and Language Arts Lesson

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 9, 2021

Most teachers have heard some version of the question “When am I ever going to use this?” from a student. KET’s free resource Skills on Demand, aimed primarily at students in grades 6-12, is designed to help answer it by combining interactive instructional content with career pathway-informed context.

News Quiz viewers recommend favorite books

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 2, 2021

To celebrate Read Across America Day and National Book Month, News Quiz asked viewers to recommend books to us and their fellow students. From Percy Jackson and Harry Potter to I Survived and Little Women, the response was overwhelming! The book recommendations keep rolling in, but we’ve shared some of our favorites, so far.

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