K-12 News

Congratulations to 2022 PBS Digital Innovator Chris Tyson Renshaw

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 16, 2022

Chris Tyson Renshaw, a digital learning coach with the Christian County Technology Department in Hopkinsville, has been named a member of the 2022 class of educators selected for the PBS Digital Innovator All-Star Program – honoring classroom changemakers who offer fresh ideas and bold approaches to supporting their students’ growth and learning. Nominated by their local PBS stations, 20 educators were chosen from across the country.

Explore resources focused on horseback-helpers in Appalachia

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 14, 2022

Discover the rich culture of Kentucky through the stories of people, places, and events with two new topics for grades 6-12 in the Kentucky Studies collection on PBS LearningMedia that are adapted from recent KET documentaries.

Register now for KET’s Summer PD Event!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 7, 2022

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for our annual KET Summer PD event held at KET in Lexington on July 13th. Come explore with us and learn about STLP, copyright, videography, social and emotional learning, media literacy and more from fellow educators and KET staff like News Quiz host Kelsey Starks. The event is free and available in-person and virtually via Zoom this year!

Announcing the 2022 KET Young Writers Conest 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.

Celebrate Derby Week with Social Studies Shorts

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 5, 2022

The Kentucky Derby is the longest continually-held sporting event in America. On the first Saturday in May, you’ll find thousands watching America’s Greatest Race at Churchill Downs — and millions more around the world watching on television. Explore the history and traditions surrounding Kentucky's most famous thoroughbred horse race with this new Kentucky Derby episode from KET's Social Studies Shorts.

Watch the Prichard Committee’s Brigitte Blom on Connections

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 3, 2022

Brigitte Blom, president and CEO of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, recently sat down with Renee Shaw for a Connections where they discuss how education fared during the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly and how the organization is engaged in policymaking around early childhood education, equity and student success.

Now Streaming: 2022 STLP State Championship

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

April 26, 2022

The 2022 STLP State Championship award ceremonies were streamed and aired LIVE on KET on April 20. You can watch archived versions of them online now.

New Forum Discusses Mental Health Concerns of Students and Teachers

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

March 18, 2022

In this KET Forum, hosted by Renee Shaw, Kentucky educators share their classroom experience since the COVID-19 outbreak and discuss how they’re addressing the mental health concerns among their teaching colleagues and their students. Mental Health in Education: A KET Forum airs on Monday, March 21, at 9/8 pm on KET and on Thursday, March 24, at 10/9 pm on KET2.

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.

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