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Seeking NY Elementary school teachers for FREE Engineering Workshop!

September 8, 2017

  Seeking NY Elementary school teachers for FREE Engineering Workshop!   WNET is offering a free Professional Development Workshop for teachers in grades 3 – 5, as part of its new Teaching Engineering in New York project. This workshop and accompanying Teaching Engineering in New York resources are designed to help teachers incorporate engineering concepts […]

New York’s Public Television Stations Launch New York State History Collection on PBS LearningMedia

August 30, 2017

  WNET is proud to announce a new collection of elementary social studies resources on PBS LearningMedia, a free website for teachers.  The New York State & Local History & Government collection features over 80 multimedia educational resources that are aligned to topics in the New York State Social Studies Framework for Grade 4.  The […]

Sesame in Communities and National Preparedness Month

August 28, 2017

  September is National Preparedness Month! Learn how to make a Family Emergency Kit and identify Emergency Helpers with resources from Sesame Street in Communities on Handling Emergencies. Find activities, videos, storybooks, interactive games, and articles that can help you talk to children about being prepared for the unexpected. We invite you to follow Sesame […]

Ken Burns’ and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR

August 28, 2017

In an immersive narrative, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it has never-before been told on film. THE VIETNAM WAR features testimony from nearly 100 witnesses, including many Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it, as well as Vietnamese combatants and civilians from […]

Discovery Day Street Fair at Queens Public Library

August 28, 2017

  Come to Discovery Day at the Queens Library Jamaica branch on Saturday, September 9, 2017! WNET will be sharing resources and activities from Sesame Street in Communities with a special appearance from Walkaround Cookie Monster himself! Come get your picture taken with Walkaround Cookie Monster and learn about the resources from SSIC! For more […]

Jim Henson PBS Kids Shows at the Museum of the Moving Image: Saturdays and Sundays

August 11, 2017

  Jim Henson was a visionary whose legacy includes some of our favorite PBS Kids shows like Sesame Street, Sid the Science Kid, Dinosaur Train, and the new Splash and Bubbles. Visit the Jim Henson exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image and check out the family matinee screenings of Jim Henson Company shows […]

Coming Soon: American Graduate Day 2017!

July 26, 2017

    Join us on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 2-6pm EST for the return of American Graduate Day! Hosted by Soledad O’Brien, this year’s broadcast will ask viewers to “Be a Mentor” and be a positive presence in a young person’s life. We hope you’ll tune in! We’re pleased to team up with MENTOR: […]

Sesame in Communities: Activities for Summer!

July 26, 2017

  Looking for ways to keep kids active on those long summer days? Check out Animal Yoga or have a Grover Dance Party with resources from Sesame Street in Communities! The new free website from Sesame Workshop offers activities, videos, storybooks, interactive games, and articles that can help you channel kids’ energy into physical activities […]

Professional Development at the Intrepid Museum

July 26, 2017

Learning to code can start as early as Pre-K! Come learn more about teaching creative coding with the PBS Kids ScratchJr app at the Intrepid Museum Space and Science Festival. Teachers and early childhood educators will learn why computer programming is an important skill for young learners and what children gain as they create their […]

August 21st: First Solar Eclipse in 38 Years!

July 26, 2017

  A great scientific experience is on the way very soon! On August 21st after 38 years a solar eclipse will be visible in the United States. Thanks to WGBH, a variety of resources have been created to enhance your enjoyment of the eclipse by providing tips and activities to provide a more meaningful experience. […]

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