Oliver Sacks: His Own Life

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 9:00pm

Explores the life and work of the legendary neurologist and storyteller as he shares intimate details of his battles with drug addiction, homophobia, and a medical establishment that accepted his work only decades after the fact by exploring unknown cognitive worlds through his patients and communicating the conditions as a storyteller to the world.


American Masters– Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir

Mon, 05/03/2021 - 9:00pm

Explore the life of the groundbreaking author of “The Joy Luck Club” in this intimate portrait.


PBS Books Hemingway Exhibition

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 6:00am

Celebrating Ernest Hemingway's work and life, PBS Books hosts a virtual exhibition on


SSIC Virtual Family Summit - Archive

WXXI Education and our partners hosted a special virtual Community Summit on Sesame Street in Communities and their set of tools around Health Emergencies. This is the archive of the panel discussion and follow-up resources from the event. 


Finding Your Roots Virtual Screening & Chat Event

Thu, 03/11/2021 - 7:00pm

Join WXXI Education and The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for a special virtual screening and chat about the Finding Your Roots Series with a focus on conducting family history by people of color. Learn about local resources and local stories.


Blind Love: A Holocaust Journey Through Poland with Man’s Best Friend

Sun, 03/21/2021 - 7:00pm

With the help of their loyal guide dogs, six blind Israelis travel on the March of the Living, a program that brings students from all over the world to Auschwitz.


Sesame Street in Communities Trainings

Tue, 02/23/2021 (All day)

WXXI Education and our partners are hosting a series of Sesame Street in Communities trainings for local early childhood providers. 


Multilingual Public Media Resources

WXXI Education created a list of public media resources that are available in multiple languages.



The 70-year fight for suffrage began in Central and Western New York, an epicenter of reform. Women began their battle for the vote  in the mid-1800s. This part of the upstate region was an epicenter of reform, tackling societal issues like abolition, religion, temperance, and women’s rights. Success depended on many women whose stories are often forgotten.  Watch On-Demand & Access Classroom Resources

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