Virtual Learning Series

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!


K-12 Webinars

Webinars in the K-12 series will occur each Thursday at 4:30 pm ET and professional development credit hours will be provided. View the full schedule and links to join webinars below.

October 29 at 4:30 pm ET
Are Students Watching My Virtual Videos? How to App Smash Edpuzzle and Screencastify to See Video Viewing Progress with PBS Digital All-Star Dee Dee Webb
(Grade Level: 4-12)
If you’ve been looking for a way to see who has interacted with your videos, this integration is game-changing! Use Screencastify to record your videos. Then, use Edpuzzle to track how students are interacting with your instructional videos including who’s watched your videos and for how long.
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November 5 at 4:30 pm ET
The Techy Teaching Toolbox with PBS Digital All-Star Ashley Judd
(Grade Level: K-12)
This webinar will highlight tech tools that you can easily use to make virtual or in-person learning more interactive and engaging. Tools that will be featured are Pear Deck, Jamboard, FlipGrid, and Teacher Made.
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November 12 at 4:30 pm ET
Immerse Your Students in Educational Gaming with the Newest Mission US Adventure- “Mission US # 6: Prisoner in My Homeland”
(Grade Level: 6-12)
In this webinar, participants explore the highlights and comprehensive support materials of the newest online learning game from Mission US. Released in September, Mission 6 is: “Prisoner in My Homeland”, which deals with the difficult subject of Japanese internment camps during World War II. Mission US is an award-winning educational media project that creates online gaming scenarios designed to increase middle and high schooler’s understanding of our nation’s past by immersing them in a critical moment in U.S. history. The five previous “Missions” have dealt with topics from the Revolutionary War, to the Depression and Dust Bowl.
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November 19 at 4:30 pm ET
Creativity Extravaganza! KET Education’s Young Writers Contest & Resources
(Grade Level: K-12)
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 opens soon! Contest genres include illustrated story (kindergarten through fifth grades), short story (fourth through twelfth grades), and poetry (fourth through twelfth grades).
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Early Childhood Webinars

Webinars in the Early Childhood series will occur each Thursday. View the full schedule with times and register below.

October 29 from 5:30-7:30 pm ET
Let’s Talk Feelings: Social Emotional Development with Daniel Tiger
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
Featuring content from the award winning PBS KIDS show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, this session will focus on social and emotional curriculum and media tools for children aged 2-5 that can be used to teach the youngest learners skills like patience, dealing with frustration, and how to understand and manage their feelings. A recent study showed that kids who watched Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood had higher levels of empathy, were better at recognizing emotions and were more content in social situations.
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November 5 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET
Sesame Street in Communities
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
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.
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November 14 from 9:00-12:00 pm ET
PBS KIDS EdCamp
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
This training provides educators who work with children in schools, childcare centers or homes, a space to share, collaborate and learn from each other. You will connect with educators facing similar challenges, learn new tips and share ideas. We’ll also introduce you to PBS KIDS resources that support social and emotional development, math and literacy skills.
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