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Prevent Summer Slide with Major League Baseball

June 22, 2017

  Avoid summer slide in math and literacy with Major League Baseball and EverFi‘s Summer Slugger program! Each summer, students lose critical math and literacy skills, widening the achievement gap and requiring review at the start of each school year. To prevent this EverFi and Major League Baseball have teamed up to create Summer Slugger: […]

Welcome to Sesame in Communities!

June 21, 2017

  We’re excited to partner with Sesame Street on a powerful new initiative called Sesame Street in Communities (SSIC). SSIC is a bilingual, multimedia initiative that brings together parents, community service providers, and our friendly, furry Muppets to give children the best start in life. SesameStreetinCommunities.org is your destination for: a robust library of activities, […]

Children’s Wait Space at DHS PATH Family Intake Center Celebrates First Anniversary

May 31, 2017

The Children’s Wait Space celebrated its one year anniversary last Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the DHS PATH Family Intake Center in the South Bronx. Since its inauguration last spring, the center has served more than 1,500 families and 2,400 children by providing meaningful art, reading, math, and science experiences, all in a welcoming and […]

Lincoln Center Screening of Award-winning “FILMS BYkids” Doc Promotes New Education Resources

May 16, 2017

On May 10, 2017, more than 80 people gathered at Lincoln Center for a screening of the award-winning FILMS BYkids documentary Poet Against Prejudice to launch a new collection of resources produced by the Education Department called Promoting Understanding: Islam (A Toolkit for Teachers). Teachers and students gathered for a reception before the screening of […]

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week! 5 Ways to Thank a Teacher

May 8, 2017

Thank You Teachers! May 8th – 12th is Teacher Appreciation Week – a week for “honoring teachers and recognizing the lasting contributions they make in our lives.” We all know how hard teachers work and this week is a great opportunity to say “Thank you!”   Here are a few tips from the WNET Education […]

2 PD Opportunities: LGBTQ Identity: A Toolkit for Teachers Collection

April 27, 2017

  WNET New York Public Media is hosting a professional development workshop for the upcoming LGBTQ Identity: A Toolkit for Teachers Collection on PBS LearningMedia. Learn about the collection and how to best utilize the materials in your school. Dinner and giveaways too! Space is limited, so please RSVP to Mary Kennedy (kennedym@wnet.org) by May […]

You’re invited to a screening of “Poet Against Prejudice”

April 25, 2017

                                                 “Poet Against Prejudice” Join us for an Exclusive Screening, Panel Discussion, & Reception at Lincoln Center for NYC Educators WNET Education invites you to a special screening of the FILMS BYkids award-winning documentary Poet Against Prejudice in celebration of a new toolkit for teachers that […]

Earth Week Day 5: Planes, Trains, and Cars

April 20, 2017

Planes, Trains, and Cars NYC makes it easy to conserve fossil fuels and pop on the subway. But over the country transportation fossil fuel use is increasing. Fact: In 2015 transportation produced 28 percent of the United States’ overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of the common sources of carbon dioxide emissions only transportation and industrial use […]

Earth Week Day 4: Let the Sun Shine In!

April 20, 2017

Let the Sun Shine In Fossil fuels are a serious problem, making solar power a bright idea. Fact: The electricity sector is the largest U.S. source of greenhouse gas emissions – it was 30% in 2014. Most of those greenhouse gases are produced by the combustion of fossil fuels to produce electricity. Renewable energy sources […]

Earth Week Day 3: Eat for the Planet!

April 19, 2017

Eat for the Planet Cow farts contribute to climate change. Other domestic animals are better for the environment. Fact: Agricultural activities contributed 9% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2014. Of those emissions almost a third came from cattle which produce methane as digestive waste. Action Item: Consider alternative meat sources like pork or more […]

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