K-12 News

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.

Field trip to Kentucky State Capitol is now available!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

February 19, 2021

In a typical year, hundreds of Kentucky students make the trek to Frankfort to visit the Kentucky State Capitol. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Capitol has been closed to in-person tours since March 2020. However, students can now take a virtual trip there, thanks to new video tours from KET.

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!

Five Podcasts for Young Listeners

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 28, 2021

Educational podcasts are a great way to learn using technology. These podcasts invite young listeners to interact with beloved characters beyond the screen and ask big questions.

Educator Offers Advice on Holocaust Pedagogy in New Videos

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 27, 2021

Teachers have many questions about Holocaust pedagogy, but Fred Whitaker said the most important question is one they should ask themselves: Why am I teaching about the Holocaust? Whittaker teaches at St. Francis of Assisi in Louisville. A passionate advocate for Holocaust education, he and others lobbied successfully for mandatory inclusion of Holocaust studies in Kentucky’s middle and high schools.

KET’s Media Lab Still Delivers Student Learning During Pandemic

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

January 4, 2021

During a typical school year, students visit KET’s Media Lab by the dozens for workshops on using multimedia in learning projects. This year, the Media Lab mostly comes to them, via the internet. Cynthia Warner, KET’s multimedia education consultant, is making the pandemic’s “new normal” work for students across the state in the virtual setting.

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.

A Trusted Space: Screening opportunity for educators

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

December 14, 2020

It’s been a challenging fall semester for educators, so KET is offering a special online communal viewing event about teaching in these unprecedented times. Educators are invited to watch and discuss A Trusted Space, a new film on mitigating the effects of grief and trauma affecting students and teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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