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Resources for Every Learning Environment

KET provides thousands of free, easily accessible, online videos, interactives, images, ancillary materials, and more for teachers, students, and parents. We also provide many on-site and online professional development opportunities. To learn more, contact your KET Education Consultant.

KET Education

Find quick access to all of our education resources, updates, KET Media Lab workshops, and more on the KET Education homepage.
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KET EncycloMedia consists of Discovery Education, PBS LearningMedia, and KET ED On Demand. These repositories provide resources across all content areas and are readily available to enhance every learning experience.

Math + Arts

This collection of K-8 lesson plans uses dance, drama, music, and visual arts to teach math concepts.

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

These online self-paced lessons for blended learning are designed to enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5–8. Each uses videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing to present students with an engaging science, social studies, mathematics, or English language arts topic.

Everyday Learning

Everyday Learning uses original animation and wonderful, visual images to introduce basic concepts of math, science, and health to the youngest learners.
  • Everyday Science for Preschoolers
  • Everyday Math for Preschoolers
  • Healthy Me
  • All Around Me
  • Art to Heart

KET Exploraciones

Exploraciones is a collection of resources for teaching Spanish in the elementary grades. The collection includes the ¡Arte y más! video series, which is designed to take students with no prior experience in Spanish from the novice-low to novice-mid level as defined by the Kentucky World Language Proficiency Standards. The collection also includes themed units featuring a variety of video segments, animations, lesson plans, activity ideas, and other materials for teaching students at the novice-mid to novice-high level.

Special KET Collections in PBS LearningMedia

Now online—Arts Toolkit videos from the following disciplines: Visual Arts, Drama, and Dance. Music will also soon be availalbe. We also have a social studies toolkit which includes video segments accompanied by background essays, discussion questions, and activity idea. Check out collections on Integrated Teaching, Native American Culture, African/African-American Culture, Early America, Arts in the Renaissance, Japanese Culture, Drama Based on Historical Characters, Kentucky Appalachian Culture, and The Civil War Era.

Beauty of Jasmine-Chinese music and dance concert is on PBS LearningMedia and is also an iBook .

The Visual Arts Toolkit: Arts & Culture section has been adapted to an iBook.

More from PBS LearningMedia

Think Garden

Think Garden is a KET-produced video collection that helps teach elementary students about the art and science of growing food, with an emphasis on biological and environmental concepts. It also addresses topics related to nutrition and economics.

Mission US

Mission US is a multimedia project that immerses players in U.S. history content through free interactive games.

Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?” puts players in the shoes of Nat Wheeler, a printer’s apprentice in 1770 Boston. They encounter both Patriots and Loyalists, and when rising tensions result in the Boston Massacre, they must choose where their loyalties lie.

Mission 2: “Flight to Freedom,” players take on the role of Lucy, a 14-year-old slave in Kentucky. As they navigate her escape and journey to Ohio, they discover that life in the “free” North is dangerous and difficult. In 1850, the Fugitive Slave Act brings disaster. Will Lucy ever truly be free?

Mission 3: "A Cheyenne Odyssey," players will be Little Fox, a Cheyenne boy whose daily life is impacted by the encroachment of white settlers, railroad builders, and enforcement of the reservation system. The player will take part in the Battle of the Little Bighorn and the Northern Cheyenne Odyssey, in which over 350 men, women, and children fled an Oklahoma reservation to their Montana home.

Mission 4: "City of Immigrants," players will be Lena Brodsky, a 14-year-old Jewish immigrant from Russia who starts a new life in New York City in the year of 1907.

Other missions are planned for release in coming years.

Don't Forget About These Fine Resources!

KET Arts Toolkit

Teaching history and culture through the arts is an excellent way to keep your students engaged. The KET Arts Toolkit provides cross-curricular connections in the many lesson plans that accompany the four toolkits (one for each arts discipline). See your library media specialist to locate these toolkits in your school. LATEST NEWS! The CD-ROMs from the Music and Dance Toolkits are now available online at the Arts Toolkit web site.

A State Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Images

A State Divided: Exploring the Civil War Through Images includes 75 images related to the Civil War in Kentucky, ranging from medals and photographs to portraits and weapons. This resource was produced as a partnership of the Kentucky Historical Society and KET. The goal is to provide images of artworks, artifacts, photographs, and source documents that can be used to teach social studies and arts and humanities.

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