Adult Education

Upcoming Adult Education Programming

Saturday, February 1, 2020 - 7:10am
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On-Demand Adult Education Programming

Teaching Women's Suffrage is a PBS LearningMedia collection of video clips, lesson plans, and primary sources details key figures, events, and regional movements of the decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. Students will encounter activists including Sojourner Truth, Carrie Chapman Catt, and Grace Abbott, and examine key regional efforts within the movement. Primary source documents offer evidence for a study of the chronology of campaign for women’s suffrage, from the movement's beginnings through the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Go to the Collection > 
Acclaimed American soprano and Public Radio Host Kearstin Piper Brown takes listeners on a journey through women’s suffrage, with WXXI’s Suffrage Moments. Listen On-Demand and tune-in to hear them on Classical 91.5 and AM 1370.
StoryCorps Connect is a new platform that enables anyone to record a StoryCorps interview with a loved one remotely using video conference technology. The audio and a still photo from each interview is preserved at the Library of Congress. When you publish, use WXXI as one of your keywords.
In Roadtrip Nation: Future West, three Arizona-based college students travel around the state to explore the creative and original ways residents are pushing innovation to its limits.
PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage and PBS's Asian American series including the full Asian Americans series
Career Counselors, Educators, Parents, and Students: Check out these learning resources that are organized by careers and clusters!
WXXI Education created a list of public media resources that are available in multiple languages.
A playlist of content from PBS Digital Studios and friends that addresses race, civil rights history, and the American justice system.
PBS LearningMedia has a wide range of learning resources for students in grades 7-12th grade, focused on public housing and civil rights. East Lake Meadows, the public housing project opened by the Atlanta Housing Authority in 1970 and demolished a generation later, and provides resources to understand housing policy and racism.  
WXXI Education staff collected resources from PBS LearningMedia to support educators and families while discussing the following topics: race, racism, protesting, civil rights, Black history and historical individuals, bias, past and current events, and more. 
Wondering what to do with your life? Each episode features a different crew on the journey of a lifetime.
Dropping Back In features half-hour programs which introduce people that left school and are now reconnecting to education and training opportunities. The stories show the issues they face and the people and programs helping them to succeed in continuing their education and furthering their work opportunties. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Getting to Work Initiative:
Workplace Essential Skills features half-hour programs which introduce people to skills needed to find a job and succeed in the workplace.  Watch On-Demand or On-air. Part of WXXI's American Graduate: Getting to Work Initiative:
 PBS LearningMedia Collection for PBS Latino-Americans series includes lesson plans for exploring the series, chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years.