A recent article in Today entitled, We need Mister Rogers’ video messages after 9/11 now more than ever, reminded me how Fred Rogers’ words continue to calm and instruct — both children and adults. This video was made when Mister Rogers Neighborhood was no longer on the air, and he was said to doubt whether […]
During Teacher Appreciation Week, we again look to Fred Rogers’ for his wisdom and gratitude in order to express our appreciation to the legions of regional teachers working hard to keep students learning during the COVID-10 pandemic. As this video reveals, one characteristic of powerful teachers is
Michael Keaton’s tribe to Fred Rogers and his neighborhood helps us to understand why Mr. Rogers’ legacy endures. Over the years, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood has stood at the forefront of preschool and childhood education with resources imbued with gentleness, wisdom and humor. The Fred Rogers Collection at PBS LearningMedia includes favorite themes
Just as adults struggle to understand the devastating explosions at the Boston Marathon, children also need help to deal with the frightening news they see and hear from various sources. Fred Rogers long ago understood the best ways to nurture healthy young people during good times and bad , and he left a legacy that […]
Whether accepting an award before a celebrity-studded audience or demonstrating the art of tying shoe laces to his young viewers, Fred Rogers taught with love and imagination. As a result, children loved him. A recent article in the online periodical JSTOR Daily, Long Live Mr. Roger’s Quiet Revolution, tells how in 1969 children across the […]
“I don’t think anyone can grow unless he’s loved exactly as he is now, appreciated for what he is rather than what he will be.” Fred Rogers Yesterday was Mr. Roger’s birthday. In this song, he does what he does so well — spreads the importance of being loved and cherished. (You might want to […]
“Whether we’re a preschooler or a young teen, a graduating college senior or a retired person, we human beings all want to know that we’re acceptable, that our being alive somehow makes a difference in the lives of others.” Fred Rogers People from celebrated actors to parents who grew up watching Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood testify […]
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Forty-eight years ago on May 1, Fred Rogers, beloved host of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, went to Washington to defend public television from budget cuts. His heartfelt congressional testimony
If this teaser from Odd Squad: The Movie makes you smile, then you’ll want to tune in to WGBY’s Kids channel tonight — for the start of our Friday night family movies or themed programming from 7:00-9:00pm. Produced by The Fred Rogers Co., Odd Squad is on a mission to save the day using math.