Education News

Family and Community Workshops foster collaboration, communication, and fun

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 25, 2020

On four Tuesday nights in February and March, families gathered at the George Unseld Early Childhood Center in Louisville to attend the Molly of Denali Family and Community Learning (FCL) workshop series. The FCL workshops focused on building multi-generational engagement with learning.  Families explored their community using informational text to learn about traditions, recipes, and native animals.

PBS KIDS Talk About

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 23, 2020

Don't miss the new "PBS KIDS Talk About" web series, where real families join PBS KIDS for conversations about bravery, courage, self-confidence, family and more! Watch on the PBS KIDS Facebook, Instagram, YouTube channel and PBS KIDS Video app.

New Story Contest Celebrates Everyday Helpers and Heroes

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 22, 2020

The first-annual KET Summer Story Contest seeks to celebrate the everyday helpers and heroes who are answering the call during the coronavirus health pandemic, while encouraging student writing and creativity. We invite students who will be entering kindergarten, first, second, or third grade to submit an illustrated story centered on the theme “Meet the Helpers.”

Take a Dream Summer Vacation with KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 10, 2020

Take your family along on the summer vacation you’ve always dreamed of from the comfort and safety of your living room with KET’s new summer Learn at Home broadcast schedule and KET Education’s handy travel guide for students. No passports, plane tickets or fanny packs required!

Play Stay at Home Bingo to Win!

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 9, 2020

There’s so much to explore this summer without ever leaving home. KET Education invites you and your family to play a round of Stay at Home Bingo with us to be entered for a chance to win a summer reading prize pack!

Resources to address race and racism for families, educators and students

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

June 2, 2020

Recent events in Kentucky and across the United States have shed light on the need to rethink how we’re teaching students – and ourselves – to fight racism. KET Education has curated this list of free resources with other trusted public media partners to use as tools to support learning.

2020 STLP @Home: All-Digital State Championship

Brian Spellman

Brian Spellman, KET Education Staff

May 27, 2020

The 2020 STLP @Home State Championship awards ceremony aired live on May 8. Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the state competition – normally held at Rupp Arena in Lexington – was presented virtually. The ceremony is now available to stream online anytime.

Hero Elementary Premieres June 1 on KET

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 27, 2020

Science is powerful – and Hero Elementary, a new multiplatform animated PBS KIDS series, will help spark a love of science among kids nationwide when it premieres June 1 on KET. Hero Elementary is a school for budding superheroes, where kids learn to master their innate powers, like flying and teleportation, while exploring science along the way.

Congratulations to 2020 GED Graduates

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 22, 2020

KET recently participated in GED® Testing Services’ social media Grad Day celebration. “Adult education programs all across America utilize KET’s online learning system, FastForward, to enable their adult learners to prepare for and successfully pass the GED® test”, said Tonya Crum, Senior Director of Education for KET. “We are honored to play a small part in the accomplishments of so many students and staff. We could only highlight a few in a short video clip but we celebrate the success of graduates everywhere.”

Activities for exploring at home this summer

Allison NeCamp Day

Allison NeCamp Day, KET Education Staff

May 19, 2020

Looking for ways to boost summer learning? Keep the spirit of curiosity alive while school’s out with these informal anytime learning resources curated by KET Education. Our new collection of activities encourages families with students grades PreK-3 to spend the summer exploring and learning at home.

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