The public now has access to new digital educational resources through iTunes. “Kentucky on iTunes U” is a joint effort between the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Educational Television (KET) and the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). Users can download free educational resources on a Mac, PC, iPad, iPhone or iPod.
“This is the technology generation – what better way to provide learning opportunities than through the electronic devices and formats our children use almost every hour of the day,” said Gov. Steve Beshear in a press release. “Kentucky on iTunes U” is a great example of how our schools can employ technology to prepare our students for the highly sophisticated and competitive world that awaits them,” he said.
Content includes videos produced by school districts, including curriculum and instructional resources:
- Kentucky Core Academic Standards
- UK College of Education
- KET’s News Quiz, Scale City, Everyday Science, Education Matters and Kentucky Life
- Highly Effective Teaching & Learning
- Balanced Assessment from the Leadership Networks
- STLP | Student Technology Leadership Program
Beshear made the annoucement at Woodford County High School, where he introduced the school’s iPad program, which provides every student with access toa n iPad for their learnign needs.