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WNET Brings Thomas & Friends to Newark Educators

October 3, 2014

WNET Education presented over 600 Thomas & Friends™ Educator Toolkits to early childcare educators in Newark, New Jersey on October 1st at the 2014 Newark Preschool Convocation. As a community partner, WNET was invited by the Office of Early Childhood to the all-day professional development event. With over 1,000 preschool educators and caregivers in attendance, […]

WNET Education Hosts the NYC Early Learning Network

July 24, 2014

On Thursday, July 24, WNET Education hosted the NYC Early Learning Network which includes approximately thirty representatives from different early learning organizations across the city, including WNET, who work collaboratively to foster and support an inspired community of parents, caregivers, service providers, and advocates. The goal of the Network is to make New York City […]

NYC Educators Get “Schooled” on PBS LearningMedia at WNET

July 21, 2014

An enthusiastic group of fifty educators from across New York City’s five boroughs visited WNET last week to participate in the PBS LearningMedia Digital Integrators Program. The goal of the program is to create a community of New York City educators equipped to discover, use, and share best practices for implementing digital media and educational […]

Cyberchase Game-Making Challenge Winners Announced!

July 16, 2014

We’re excited to announce the winners of the Cyberchase Game-Making Challenge! We received so many fantastic and creative game ideas. Thank you to everyone who participated! The winning games are: “Habitag” created by Sravya T. “What Can You Do with This Trash?” created by Gianna R. “Reuse vs. Waste Bingo” created by Adonis “AJ” G., […]

Thomas & Friends Roll into the Newark Museum | June 13

June 16, 2014

The 3rd annual Family Preschool Night at the Newark Museum welcomed 885 local preschool families (roughly 2,500 parents and children) as they discovered fun, new ways of supporting summer learning at home. This represents a  20% increase in event attendance from the previous two years, and Newark Public Schools attributes much of that increase to […]

Schama Shines at the Kraft Center | June 10

June 16, 2014

On Tuesday June 10th, WNET Education hosted over 100 educators, community members, and students at The Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life next to Columbia University in New York City for An Evening with Simon Schama. The evening, in support of the recently-aired series The Story of the Jews, was hosted in partnership with The […]

Family Preschool Night at the Newark Museum | June 13

June 3, 2014

Thomas & FriendsTM are pulling into the station!  Join WNET and hundreds of families at the Newark Museum on Friday, June 13 for Family Preschool Night.  Don’t miss the opportunity to meet everyone’s favorite No. 1 blue engine and get your photo taken! The exciting day will also include interactive exhibits, hands-on family activities, and […]

New Nature Season 31 Videos on PBS LearningMedia

June 3, 2014

Kasi the cheetah and Mtani the Labrador retriever are unlikely best friends in Animal Odd Couples, just one episode in Season 31 of Nature, the award-winning PBS documentary series. Utilize 16 videos from this past season now on PBS LearningMedia, and introduce this stunning world of life science into your classrooms.       Videos […]

Junior Achievement of NY Helps HS Senior Pursue Career Dreams

June 2, 2014

Niasia Greenidge-James, a high school senior from Canarsie, is heading off to college with big dreams thanks to Junior Achievement of New York. As Junior Achievement of New York’s 2013 Student of the Year, Greenidge-James is the winner of a $10,000 college scholarship which she plans to use towards an International Business and Culinary Arts and Food […]

Spend an Evening with Simon Schama and WNET | June 10

June 2, 2014

WNET Education and The Jewish Education Project invite you to attend a compelling, free gathering in NYC featuring Simon Schama in discussion about his recently-aired PBS series The Story of the Jews.  This expansive television program chronicles a tremendous range of Jewish history, exploring the imprint that Jewish culture has made on the world and […]

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