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“Hamilton” Tweet Prompts 10K+ Views of PBS LearningMedia “Hamilton’s America” Collection

March 13, 2017

On March 2nd, in celebration of “Read Across America Day,” the official social media pages for Hamilton: An American Musical challenged educators to “Rise Up!” in a post promoting the Great Performances: Hamilton’s America PBS LearningMedia collection. Within a few hours the Facebook post had over 4K likes, 600 shares, and 300 comments; and the […]

March Recommendations: Women’s History Month Resources, Trusted News, and More!

March 10, 2017

WNET is Trusted News That Works for You At THIRTEEN, we know that facts matter to you. That’s why we are committed to bringing you real, responsible journalism, where news is researched, dialogue is respectful and diverse points of view are considered. If you and your students are discussing how to recognize and utilize trusted […]

February Recommendations: Black History Month Resources and THIRTEEN PBSKids

February 23, 2017

24/7 PBSKids Channel and THIRTEEN PBSKids Say hello to PBS’s new national 24/7 children’s channel and services, launched next month! Provided by local stations, the free services include a new TV channel and live stream on digital platforms. PBS stations across the nation will be able to broadcast PBSKids shows 24 hours a day on […]

Cynopsis Media Names “American Graduate Day 2016” a Finalist for Social Good Awards

February 3, 2017

American Graduate Day 2016 was named a finalist for the Cynopsis Social Good Awards in the “Integrated Campaign for a TV Series or Special Programming” category, which recognizes an agency, network, brand, or corporation that has explicitly integrated or expanded its overall business model to improve the social good of its audience via TV series. […]

“Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour” Kicks Off in New York

January 10, 2017

Diane Masciale & Carole Wacey pose with new friends Abby and Elmo   This past weekend, the Sesame Street: K is for Kindness Tour kicked off at Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City, New York. This free, limited-time, multi-city experiential tour complements the upcoming 47th season of Sesame Street, and featured hands-on digital learning fun, bilingual […]

January Recommendations: Celebrate National Mentoring Month!

January 6, 2017

Sheba Turk (right), anchor on WWLTV, with her longtime mentor Soledad O’Brien (left) of the Starfish Foundation, on American Graduate Day 2016. Celebrate National Mentoring Month This fall, WNET partnered with MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership to encourage viewers across the country to become an American Graduate Champion by being a mentor on the fifth […]

December Recommendations: Thomas & Friends, the Holidays, and Coding Month

December 5, 2016

‘Tis the season for holly jolly good times and new adventures on Thomas & Friends! Join Thomas and his engine friends for trainloads of snowy fun in new episodes that promote social- emotional development in preschoolers. When Percy and Harold deliver letters to Santa, they learn the importance of teamwork and perseverance. Donald and Douglas plow […]

WNET & Winter’s Eve Welcome Nearly 1,000 Visitors to the Tisch WNET Studios

December 2, 2016

  On Monday November 28th, WNET welcomed nearly 1,000 visitors to the Tisch WNET Studios at Lincoln Center during the Lincoln Center BID’s fabulous Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square celebration. This was WNET’s eighth year joining the festivities as a participant and media partner for the City’s largest outdoor holiday festival. Families from the community […]

Tremendous Turnout at “Thomas & Friends” Brooklyn Event on Nov 11, 2016

December 2, 2016

  On Saturday, November 5 2016, WNET and the Brooklyn Public Library welcomed more than 900 parents, caregivers and children to “Meet Thomas at the Library.” Families from all five boroughs as well as Westchester, Long Island and New Jersey lined up around the block for a literary adventure with their #1 favorite blue engine. […]

May’s Recommended Resources: GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING, Armed in America and Election Central

May 17, 2016

Life Beyond Broadcast: GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING Starting on May 18th, PBS is proud to air GENIUS BY STEPHEN HAWKING, a six-part science series presented and narrated by renowned theoretical physicist Professor Stephen Hawking (watch a preview here). In each episode, a different group of people will be challenged to think like the greatest scientific […]

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