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.

 

WEDU At-Home Learning - Father & Son

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WEDU At-Home Learning – Curriculum-Related Programming

WEDU PBS Kids 24/7 channel will continue with PBS KIDS favorites for our youngest viewers.

 

WEDU At-Home Learning - Curriculum-Related Programming

Highlighted Resources

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.

 

PK-3 – Download the curriculum guide for the week of April 6-10

Grades 4-8 – Download the curriculum guide for the week of April 6-10

Grades 9-12 – Download the curriculum guide for the week of April 6-10

 
 

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.

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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.

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ALL GRADES

PK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings

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 PreK-12 para Cierres de Emergencia

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

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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

Bringing the Universe to America’s Classrooms

WGBH in collaboration with NASA presents digital media resources. Launch

Touch Tomorrow

Touch Tomorrow

This collection provides resources to help bring inspiration and investigations to learners around futuristic themes. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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EARLY LEARNING

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Kindergarten Readiness Skills Checklist

Readiness Checklist

This Kindergarten Readiness checklist provides links to a variety of PBS KIDS resources. Launch

Clifford The Big Red Dog

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Explore new adventures with Clifford and Emily Elizabeth. Launch

Sesame Street

Sesame Street

This collection is designed to engage preschoolers in everyday learning. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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CAMP LEARN-AT-HOME

Host your own home-learning camp with these fun activities from PBS!

Peg + Cat Camp

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

PBS Kids Adventures

Practice and build math skills with PBS KIDS daily or weekly. Launch

Sensational Science Camp with Ruff Ruffman

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

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!

Camp PBS LearningMedia!

We’ve gathered some fun, exploratory resources for you to use as you plan your camping fun. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ELEMENTARY

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Find more Upper Elementary

MOLLY OF DENALI

MOLLY OF DENALI

The MOLLY OF DENALI collection offers videos, digital games, lessons, teaching tips and activities. Launch

Fizzy's Lunch Lab

Fizzy’s Lunch Lab

Nutrition concepts are not as complicated as people think! Launch

A - Z Career Lab

A – Z Career Lab

Explore career options from A to Z with the Lab Squad kids. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math Mess

Math Mess

“Math Mess” is an everyday problem that requires an inquisitive mind. Launch

Xavier Riddle and George Washington

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum

Engage students with Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. Launch

Xavier Riddle

The Power of Teachers

You may enjoy reading this article by Brad Meltzer, author of the Ordinary People Change the World books. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Icons

American Icons

These lesson plans encourage students to explore the contributions to society made by prominent Americans. Launch

Things Explained

Things Explained

Things Explained tackles all kinds of questions with short, easy-to-understand videos. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SECONDARY

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PBS Newshour

PBS NewsHour | Daily News Story

PBS NewsHour Extra helps teachers and students identify major national and international news stories. Launch

Ken Burns Documentaries

Ken Burns in the Classroom

These films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students. Launch

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Inspiring Middle School Literacy

Each lesson addresses a range of literacy strategies. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Math in the Workforce

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

NOVA: Gross Science

Gross Science tells bizarre stories from the creepy world of science. Launch

It's Lit!

It’s Lit!

It’s Lit! is a series of smart, funny video essays from PBS Digital Studios. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR EDUCATORS

Webinars

American Portrait: Who Are We?

PBS American Portrait is a national story-telling project. Launch

Webinars

PBS LearningMedia Webinars

PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year. Launch

Distance Learning

Distance Learning Tips From One Teacher to Another

Ideas to help educators extend learning outside the walls of our classrooms. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cyberchase text-to-teacher

Cyberchase Text-to-Teacher

Looking for free, STEM resources to use with students in grades 1-4? Text TEACHER to 30644.

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New to PBS LearningMedia

Check out some of these great new features. Launch

Webinars

Teachers Lounge

Find amazing resources for the classroom. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PBS TeacherLine

Check out PBS TeacherLine for online PK-12 professional development courses. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FOR FAMILIES

Resources for making the most of your home learning environment.

Webinars

PBS Kids Daily Newsletter

PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year. Sign up today!

Sesame Street in Communities

Health Emergencies

The resources on this page can help families cope during challenging times. Launch

Science Crafts for Kids

Science Crafts for Kids

Exploring science at home with your kids. Sign up today!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Good To Know

Good To Know

Good To Know is a digital video series for adults. Sign up today!

Find Ways to Play

Find Ways to Play

Explore fun and educational activities for the whole family from PBS Parents. Sign up today!

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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Homeschool Collection

Homeschool Collection

PBS LearningMedia extends a warm welcome to our homeschool students, parents, and educators! Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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APP SPOTLIGHT

Fun and free apps to keep kids skills sharp!

Webinars

Play and Learn Science App

Build science inquiry skills and learning core science concepts. Launch

PBS Kids Games

PBS Kids Games

Play free learning games. Launch

PBS Kids Video

PBS Kids Video

The PBS KIDS Video app gives kids and parents access to thousands of free videos. Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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WEDU PBS Educational Grant Awards

The Koski Family FoundationWEDU 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.

Manatee Community FoundationWEDU 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.

Give Well Community FoundationThe 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 education@wedu.org or 813.254.9338.

 

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WEDU Educational Partners

WEDU Educational Partners

Find more great resources and information to help with distance learning during the COVID 19 crisis from our WEDU educational partners.

Glazer Children's Museum - 10 Years of Play

The Glazer Children’s Museum has launched GCM at Home, a new section of their website where they will post videos, printable activity pages, recipes, and other fun ideas for you to try at home. Follow along at GlazerMuseum.org/GCMatHome

Tampa Bay Times NIE - Newspaper in Education - tampabay.com/nie

The Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education program (NIE) is a cooperative effort between schools and the Times Publishing Co. to encourage the use of newspapers as educational resources — a living textbook. Online resources, including the electronic edition of the Tampa Bay Times, are available at no charge to all educators in the Tampa Bay area. Check out the Times NIE resources, by going to tampabay.com/nie. For additional information, email ordernie@tampabay.com. Follow them on Twitter at twitter.com/TBTimesNIE. Find them on Facebook at facebook.com/TBTNIE.


Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County

We know many of you are looking for developmentally appropriate resources to engage young learners in your community while they are away from the classroom. To support families during these unprecedented times, Teaching Strategies has given free access to new bilingual video content created in partnership with pediatricians and mental health experts as well as a selection of The Creative Curriculum® Learning Games® and Mighty Minutes®.


HCPLC - Hillsborough County Public Library Cooperative - Discover - Engage - Transform

Visit the public library from the comfort of home for learning and fun for all ages. HCPLC.org is open 24/7 for you to access ebooks and audiobooks, enjoy storytime, stream music and movies, read digital magazines, and take online classes.

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