Sesame Street offers fun, caring and intelligent support during the COVID-19 health crisis as families everywhere are creating a “for now normal.”
Children thrive with structure in their lives, and they learn best through play — even in everyday moments. Teachers/parents also need support to maintain this structure. That’s why Sesame Street Continue reading
On Earth Day 2020 our shared crisis keeps most of us close to home. Perhaps now more than ever we need to be resourceful in celebrating our planet and keeping it and ourselves healthy into the future.
As we inhabit Earth during these uncharted times, we can lift our spirits by appreciating individuals like Rachel Carson who, at great sacrifice, Continue reading
Daniel Tiger is beloved by children who may be especially comforted by his friendship right now when other friends have to keep their distance.
Among a wealth of resources, you can join Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood author Angela Santomero in a very special Continue reading
One of our top priorities right now is to help parents and educators fill educational gaps while schools are closed. To this end, we’ll continue sharing PreK-12 resources to serve your present needs. We hope you’ll share them with colleagues, parents and families who might benefit from them.
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WGBY fans with young ones at home appreciate how PBS KIDS entertains and educates. To celebrate our fans and PBS KIDS, we invite you to join us on Saturday, November 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in downtown Springfield. Among the festivities, families can meet Curious George, Clifford the Big Red Dog and Springfield Museums’ The Cat in the Hat. We’ll also have activities, live music, children’s books, art and more — even a free kid-sized iced cream with each ticket, courtesy of Friendly’s .
At WGBY’s PBS KIDS tables, you’ll find fun and learning not only for children but for parents and educators with Continue reading
Seeing this slideshow of WGBY’s 2019 Summer of Fun & Learning with snapshots of children and interns brings a smile to my face as I hope it does to yours.
While we plan our upcoming education programs, these photos are a reminder to reflect on what we learned over the summer and determine how we can next make the strongest impact in our community, especially underserved audiences in our region. In a Continue reading
PBS TeacherLine online courses for Pre-K – 12 educators are flexible, collaborative and designed for a teacher’s busy schedule. They can help you earn PD credits and offer a way to stay on top of your teaching career.
Of his experience Charles Besancon, Computer Instruction Specialist, said, “The course I took exceeded my expectations both in quality of content and communication with both peers and facilitators.”
You can explore PBS fall courses and can even try a free 3-hour course entitled Continue reading
Regardless of the grade you may teach, please take a few minutes to watch this joyful Sesame Street Season 50 Anthem that launches a year-long celebration.
Sesame Street is now the longest-running children’s show in American television history. As a recent press release explains, “Set against the backdrop of the civil rights movement and the war on poverty, Sesame Street was created to answer a simple question: could television be used to Continue reading