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September, 2016 WXXI Education e-Newsletters

Download complete e-newsletter at: http://wxxi.org/education/k12/2016septNEWS.pdf

PBS Kids

WXXI Open House 2016

WXXI 50th Anniversary Open House
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PBS LearningMedia NY is the go-to destination for instant access to 100,000 classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! Free to NY educational institutions, teachers, students, & parents from NYS Public TV stations & PBS. Register for your free account for bonus tools http://ny.pbslearningmedia.org

Featured Content:
  • Elections 2016
  • Classroom Debate Tools
  • Daily News Collections

Election Central

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WXXI's Daily Reading & Learning Activity Calendar:

Ideas everyday to promote learning with young children! Great to share with parents! Available in English & Spanish.

Reading Calendar

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Homework HotlineNEW TIME!

Homework Hotline helps students with their homework, Monday-Thursday 4:30pm-5pm statewide on NY PBS stations, during the school year. Students that involve their parents in homework are more invested and engaged with their own school success!

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Statewide funding is provided by New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)


Dial-A-Teacher support provided by Rochester Teacher Association (RTA).

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Daniel Tiger

New Episodes! Mark your calendars and get ready to watch brand new Daniel Tiger episodes airing September 6 – 9th at 9 a.m. on WXXI-TV and on-demand on the PBSKids.org and PBS Kids Player App (free). Join Daniel on his adventures to help your child learn social skills important for school readiness, while having a wonderful time with some heartwarming characters. #TuneIn!

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The WXXI Education Outreach Center Staff

Educational Outreach Center

Sponsored Content:

Genesee County Village & Museum Fall Festival

American Graduate

WXXI's American Graduate Initiative:

WXXI's cradle to career initiative to help our community find solutions to ensure a greater number of graduates in the future. Learn More: http://wxxi.org/grad and in the Feature Articles

Spotlight on Education

Spotlight on Education

SPOTLIGHT EDUCATION features 20+ films and documentaries airing on WXXI-TV & WXXI-World beginning September 12th-September 27th and includes special episodes of NOVA, FRONTLINE and PBS NEWSHOUR, a new film from POV, the premiere of TED TALKS, “The Education Revolution,” and the 5th annual AMERICAN GRADUATE DAY, a special broadcast celebrating individuals and non-profit organizations dedicated to helping youth stay on track to high school graduation.

Preview films & schedules at WXXI's American Graduate site: http://wxxi.org/grad

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RE:Dream Project

What's Your American Dream? 40 videos sharing the hopes & struggles of everyday citizens Use the videos and weekly discussion questions to inspire high school classroom discussion, writing, art and media projects. Share your dreams at: RE:Dream site

All The Difference:

All The Difference

The largely invisible and often crushing struggles of young African-American men come vividly — and heroically — to life in All the Difference, which traces the paths of two teens from the South Side of Chicago who dream of graduating from high school and from college. Details here:

Access Interactive College-Bound Student Handbook for First Generation College Students & Family Tip Sheets and Educator Guidebook.

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Join the Debate Toolkit

Invite your students to debate today's issues. The toolkit features educational resources designed to encourage students to participate in and understand the political process through civil debate and collaborative discussion. Numerous debate topics are provided: Download at: http://to.pbs.org/debatetoolkit

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On-Demand American Graduate Programs

    Homework Hotline

  • Homework Hotline American Graduate Career Exploration Series:
    Explore a variety of short video segments profiling Career and Technical Education opportunities: Watch On-Demand: http://homeworkhotline.org/careers

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Professional Development for Adult Literacy Agencies

  • New Training Topics Available:
    Register for Training & Learn more at: flraen.org

  • National Skills Coalition Releases Report on Up Skilling the American Workforce
  • Celebrate International Literacy Day


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Veterans Connection

WXXI's New Veterans Connection Initiative will:

Adventure Book

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