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.

September 24 at 4:30 pm ET
Teaching and Learning in the New Frontier with Sam Northern
(Grade Level: K-3, Elementary)
Technology has been trusted as a solution for the management of learning, the availability of resources, and the evaluation of performance indicators. Innovations in technology influence and transform teaching practices and educational services. Despite technology’s many features and functionalities, it cannot replace good teaching. In this session, we will explore strategies for teaching young students during distance learning. We will highlight resources and best practices that can spark students’ critical thinking and creativity while also addressing learning standards.
Register Now

October 1 at 4:30 pm ET
Fact or Fiction: Finding Fakery-Free Online Information
(Grade Level: 4-12)
Technology has been trusted as a solution for the management of learning, the availability of resources, and the evaluation of performance indicators. Innovations in technology influence and transform teaching practices and educational services. Despite technology’s many features and functionalities, it cannot replace good teaching. In this session, we will explore strategies for teaching young students during distance learning. We will highlight resources and best practices that can spark students’ critical thinking and creativity while also addressing learning standards.
Register Now

October 15 at 4:30 pm ET
How Our Government Works:  Helping Your Students Become Informed Citizens
(Grade Level: 4-12)
Technology has been trusted as a solution for the management of learning, the availability of resources, and the evaluation of performance indicators. Innovations in technology influence and transform teaching practices and educational services. Despite technology’s many features and functionalities, it cannot replace good teaching. In this session, we will explore strategies for teaching young students during distance learning. We will highlight resources and best practices that can spark students’ critical thinking and creativity while also addressing learning standards.
Register Now


Early Childhood Webinars

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

September 24 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET
PBS LearningMedia for Early Childhood Educators
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
As America’s largest classroom, PBS offers digital content and services for teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade that help bring classroom lessons to life. PBS LearningMedia is a free media-on-demand service offering educators access to the best of public media and delivers research-based, classroom-ready digital learning experiences to engage students in exploring curriculum concepts. Join us to explore how you can use PBS LearningMedia in early childhood settings using resources from PBS KIDS and more.
Register Now

October 1 from 5:30-7:30 pm ET
Introduction to Playful Learning with Media
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
The PBS KIDS Educator and Community Learning professional workshop series is designed for educators of children ages 3-8. This session will lay a foundation for educators to consider the importance of guided playful learning and introduces how PBS KIDS content can support early learning objectives and knowledge goals when integrated into playful learning experiences. Educators actively learn and play together with digital and non-digital tools, provided for educators to construct and share their own understanding of how the teaching strategies and PBS KIDS resources support children’s learning and development. Educators will leave the session with new digital resources from PBS KIDS and ideas for how they can put their learning into practice.
Register Now

October 8 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET
Ready to Learn Family Engagement Resources
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
Featuring resources from KET’s Ready to Learn Grant, come explore multimedia resources that support science and literacy development, designed for use in after-school and out-of-school settings. We will also explore the Family and Community Learning model for multi-generational hands-on family engagement designed to support science and literacy development among children and families. All resources are FREE and come packaged with full activity plans, supporting materials for facilitators, related video clips and digital games, and take-home support to encourage family engagement.
Register Now

October 15 from 5:30-7:30 pm ET
Integrating Media into Your Teaching Practice
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
The PBS KIDS Educator and Community Learning professional workshop series is designed for educators of children ages 3-8. This session lays a foundation for educators interested in creating playful learning environments that integrate media content to help support learning objectives. Participants are supported as they engage in activities that explore how digital content can factor into children’s play and learning while supporting critical 21st Century skills.
Register Now

October 22 from 2:00-4:00 pm ET
Informational Text with Molly of Denali
(Grade Level: PreK-3)
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 Now

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.
Register Now

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.
Register Now

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.
Registration coming soon!

See more resources for:

Educators

See more resources about:

Early ChildhoodK-12