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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. […]

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 […]

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