WEDU and PBS are here to support teachers, students and families during these challenging times. To help address the need for quality distance learning resources, WEDU has created the WEDU PBS At-Home Learning resource page featuring information about a new statewide PBS initiative to broadcast weekday At-Home Learning programming for grades PK-12 on WEDU. Plus, companion standards-based curriculum guides correlating with each broadcast block also are available for download and will be updated weekly. A schedule of programming for the Week of April 6-10 is included below.
Jump to Resources:
- All Grades
- Early Learning
- Camp Learn-At-Home
- Professional Development
WEDU PBS Kids 24/7 channel will continue with PBS KIDS favorites for our youngest viewers.
In addition to the broadcast materials, WEDU PBS At-Home Learning will highlight specific lessons, articles and other information to support PK-12 home learners and educators on a rotating basis. These FREE, user-friendly, e-learning resources from PBS LearningMedia align to Florida educational standards for K-12 and VPK (Voluntary Pre -Kindergarten) instruction and can be accessed easily through home computer connections.
What is PBS LearningMedia™?
PBS LearningMedia™ a free digital education service from PBS, is your destination for direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources from quality PBS programming and hundreds of educational partners like NASA, the Smithsonian and the National Archives. Designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement, the service includes videos and interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans. Users can browse by standards, grade level, subject area, and special collections.
NEED HELP? PBS LearningMedia offers easy to follow tutorials to help you with setting up accounts, finding resources, creating lesson plans and much, much more!
WEDU is here to help! Please email us at email@example.com with any questions or suggestions you may have about the services we provide.
Getting Started with PBS LearningMedia
Tips for Distance Learning with PBS LearningMedia – You can view a FULL recording from the LIVE virtual professional learning event, HERE.
Design Squad Webinar on Supporting Engineering Activities at Home – You can view a FULL recording HERE.
Jump to Grades
PK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings
PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Launch
Recursos de PK-12 para Cierres de Emergencia
PBS LearningMedia se han unido para seleccionar una colección especial de recursos organizados por grado y materia. Lanzamiento
Virus Information and Prevention
Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses. Launch
Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms
WGBH in collaboration with NASA presents digital media resources. Launch
This collection provides resources to help bring inspiration and investigations to learners around futuristic themes. Launch
Jump to Early
Find more Early Learning
Find more quality educational games at PBS Kids
This Kindergarten Readiness checklist provides links to a variety of PBS KIDS resources. Launch
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Explore new adventures with Clifford and Emily Elizabeth. Launch
This collection is designed to engage preschoolers in everyday learning. Launch
Jump to Camp
Host your own home-learning camp with these fun activities from PBS!
Peg + Cat Camp
The five-day Peg + Cat Camp engages preschoolers in fun, informal learning experiences in math and problem-solving. Launch
PBS Kids Adventures
Practice and build math skills with PBS KIDS daily or weekly. Launch
Sensational Science Camp with Ruff Ruffman
Get ready for a camp experience you won’t forget! Launch
The Odd Squad: Be the Agent Camp
The Odd Squad: Be the Agent Camp invites children ages 5-8 to take on the role of an Odd Squad Agent. Launch
Camp PBS LearningMedia!
We’ve gathered some fun, exploratory resources for you to use as you plan your camping fun. Launch
Jump to Elementary
Find more Early Elementary
Find more quality educational games at PBS Kids
Find more Upper Elementary
MOLLY OF DENALI™
The MOLLY OF DENALI™ collection offers videos, digital games, lessons, teaching tips and activities. Launch
Fizzy’s Lunch Lab
Nutrition concepts are not as complicated as people think! Launch
A – Z Career Lab
Explore career options from A to Z with the Lab Squad kids. Launch
“Math Mess” is an everyday problem that requires an inquisitive mind. Launch
Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum
Engage students with Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. Launch
The Power of Teachers
You may enjoy reading this article by Brad Meltzer, author of the Ordinary People Change the World books. Launch
These lesson plans encourage students to explore the contributions to society made by prominent Americans. Launch
Things Explained tackles all kinds of questions with short, easy-to-understand videos. Launch
Jump to Secondary
Find more Middle School
Find more High School
PBS NewsHour | Daily News Story
PBS NewsHour Extra helps teachers and students identify major national and international news stories. Launch
Ken Burns in the Classroom
These films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students. Launch
Inspiring Middle School Literacy
Each lesson addresses a range of literacy strategies. Launch
Math in the Workforce
Being able to do math means being able to win a fencing match or saving someone’s life! Launch
NOVA: Gross Science
Gross Science tells bizarre stories from the creepy world of science. Launch
It’s Lit! is a series of smart, funny video essays from PBS Digital Studios. Launch
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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS
American Portrait: Who Are We?
PBS American Portrait is a national story-telling project. Launch
PBS LearningMedia Webinars
PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year. Launch
Distance Learning Tips From One Teacher to Another
Ideas to help educators extend learning outside the walls of our classrooms. Launch
Looking for free, STEM resources to use with students in grades 1-4? Text TEACHER to 30644.
New to PBS LearningMedia
Check out some of these great new features. Launch
Find amazing resources for the classroom. Launch
Check out PBS TeacherLine for online PK-12 professional development courses. Launch
Jump to Families
Resources for making the most of your home learning environment.
PBS Kids Daily Newsletter
PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year. Sign up today!
The resources on this page can help families cope during challenging times. Launch
Science Crafts for Kids
Exploring science at home with your kids. Sign up today!
Good To Know
Good To Know is a digital video series for adults. Sign up today!
Find Ways to Play
Explore fun and educational activities for the whole family from PBS Parents. Sign up today!
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus
This article from PBS Parents offers tips for how to talk about COVID-19 with young children. Launch
PBS LearningMedia extends a warm welcome to our homeschool students, parents, and educators! Launch
Jump to Apps
Fun and free apps to keep kids skills sharp!
Play and Learn Science App
Build science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts. Launch
PBS Kids Games
Play free learning games. Launch
PBS Kids Video
The PBS KIDS Video app gives kids and parents access to thousands of free videos. Launch
WEDU PBS Educational Grant Awards
WEDU is pleased to announce a new grant award from The Koski Family Foundation. This generous support will help to provide training on free PBS resources for educators and families in Sarasota County.
WEDU PBS has received a generous grant from the Margaret and Bob Christopher Fund, Wells Fargo Fund, Weichel Family Fund and MCF Youth and Philanthropy Fund within the Manatee Community Foundation. The grant will provide free training opportunities for educators in Manatee County focused on PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ learning environments.
The George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation has once again honored WEDU PBS with a grant award that will provide free training on the use of PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ educators and families within Polk County. WEDU is very grateful for the continued support the Foundation has shown for our outreach efforts.
To learn more about these opportunities or to schedule a free training for your organization, please contact WEDU at firstname.lastname@example.org or 813.254.9338.