Looking for ideas and resources to enhance learning and teaching, wherever they occur? Then pencil us in and save the day! Join KET Education Consultants and all-star Kentucky educators for this Virtual Learning Series of 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! All sessions are approved for professional development and ECE-TRIS credit
Sesame Street in Communities
February 11 at 4:30-6pm ET
Join us to explore Sesame Street in Communities, resources from Sesame Street created to address kids’ developmental, physical, and emotional needs. Organizations like yours unite communities, foster families’ and kids’ resilience, nurture their physical and mental health, and provide critical early learning opportunities. You’re an important part of the “circle of care” that surrounds the families and kids who need it most. This session will help support you in this critical work using resources from Sesame Street in Communities. Register here.
Audience: Those serving children Pre-K through 4th grade and their families
Flowers in Winter : Help Student Creativity Bloom with Free Resources
February 25 at 4:30-6pm ET
Pablo Picasso famously said that “all children are artists,” and we agree! This webinar will help you encourage and support the artists in your life by providing tips and free educational resources on creative writing and drawing to help K-12 students get ready to enter KET Education’s annual Young Writers Contest, which is now open! Contest genres include illustrated story (kindergarten through fifth grades), short story (fourth through twelfth grades), and poetry (fourth through twelfth grades). Register here.
Audience: Educators of children K-12
Informational Text with Molly of Denali
March 11 at 4:30-6pm ET
Informational text is any text created for the main purpose of providing information and can be created using written words, oral language, visuals, or a combination of these forms. PBS KIDS Molly of Denali uses informational text to navigate her world and solve problems with the help of books, online resources, field guides, historical documents, maps, tables, posters, photos, Indigenous knowledge from elders, her very own vlog, and more. Join us to learn more about informational text and how to inspire your students to explore the world around them using Molly of Denali resources. Register here.
Audience: Educators of children K-4
Virtual Field Trips, Social Studies Shorts, and more: What’s New and Improved at KET Education for Educators
March 25 at 4:30-6pm ET
Come find out about the new and improved free online resources and services that KET Education has developed to help teachers and students in this time of blended learning, including an easy way to contact your Education Consultant for fast assistance! Come with any questions–we’re here to help! Register here.
Audience: Educators of children PreK-12
PBS KIDS Edcamp
May 8 at 9 am – 12 pm ET
Join KET for PBS KIDS Edcamp! This professional development opportunity is a FREE participant-driven experience for early childhood educators, childcare providers, and community members invested in education. This exciting “un-conference” is a great opportunity to connect with other professionals in your field. You’ll have the chance to learn about topics important to you, and to share your own expertise. Register here.
Audience: Educators of children PreK-12
Although you will not receive professional development credit, you can catch up on sessions you missed on the KET YouTube Channel. Here’s a taste of what you’ll find:
- It’s LIT! (and science, math, and history, too!): Virtual Learning Resources from PBS LearningMedia
- PBS LearningMedia + Digital Tools = Making Engaging Virtual Learning a Reality
- Teaching and Learning in the New Frontier
with Sam Northern, Simpson County Schools
- How Our Government Works: Helping Your Students Become Informed Citizens
- Are Students Watching My Virtual Videos? App Smashing Edpuzzle and Screencastify to See
with Dee Dee Webb, Grayson County Schools
- The Techy Teaching Toolbox
with Ashley Judd, Jackson County Schools
- Immerse Your Students in Educational Gaming with the Newest Mission US Adventure