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What is Learn At Home?  In response to area school closings, WXXI-TV is broadcasting a grade level “Learn At Home” schedule from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays. WXXI Kids 24/7 channel will remain the same with PBS KIDS favorites for our youngest viewers. WXXI Education has curated and created resources, virtual events and hands-on activities in support of educators, students, and families posted on this site, in social media and e-newsletters. 



Friday, April 3, 2020 - 7:00pm
Enjoy a special Pinkalicious & Peterrific marathon event coming to Family Movie Night, on the WXXI Kids 24/7 channel. Pick your favorites or watch them all. Friday and repeating Saturday and Sunday night at 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 8:00pm
This two-part documentary, based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee’s book of the same name, airs at a critical moment for the scientific community, as geneticists around the world wrestle with the ethical implications of new technologies that offer both promise and peril. 
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm
Educators, we hope you’ll join us for the latest Virtual Professional Learning Series, PBS American Portrait: Who Are We?
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI-WORLD channel will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of students in grades 6-12, starting March 30th. 
Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
Educators, we hope you’ll join us for a Virtual Professional Learning Series about PBS KIDS Molly of Denali!
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 9:10am
PBS LearningMedia New York is the go-to destination for instant access to education-ready, digital resources. 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 - 7:10am
WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF.
Monday, March 23, 2020 - 6:00am
Here are some tips and guides for active viewing and learning from media.

Ongoing

Weekdays 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
In response to area school closings due to the coronavirus, WXXI will begin broadcasting a “Learn At Home” schedule in support of families, educators, and students.
WXXI Kids has curated a list of do at home activities.
WXXI Kids has curated some do-at-home activities for young children - coloring pages, puzzles and games, free apps, and more.
WXXI Kids has created a series of monthly activity calendars full of PBS KIDS hands-on activites to support your child's learning while at home.
WXXI Kids has compiled a list of learning activities to do with your kiddos.
Since school have closed in our area due to the coronavirus, here are some things you can do with your kids while they are learning at home:
Grr-ific News! Daniel Tiger for Parents App gives parents and children the opportunity to learn together about feelings, self-control, responsibility, kindness, and more -- at home or on the go, using songs and videos to help. The FREE Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood app helps to make parenting preschoolers a little easier and more fun!
WXXI Kids has curated a list of nature-oriented activities.
WXXI Kids pulled together a list of FREE nature-exploring activities and resources that families and educators can use.
WXXI Kids has curated a list of FREE PBS KIDS apps available.
WXXI Kids pulled together a list of FREE PBS KIDS apps available for at home and out-of-school learning!
WXXI Kids has curated a list of nature-oriented activities.
Use some of these PBS KIDS camp resources to create your own Camp @ Home! 
The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That has themed guides for educators.
Here are some ways to foster curiosity in children, and encourage them to be scientists.
Wild Kratts has a wide range of ways to extend the creature fun with these additional learning resources.
Peg + Cat fuses music with math and literacy to extend learning with these additional resources.
Cyberchase shows kids that math is everywhere and everyone can be good at it!
SciGirls has the bold goal of changing how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math—STEM.
Xavier Riddle & the Secret Museum follows the adventures of Xavier Riddle, his sister Yadina, and their friend Brad as they travel back in time to meet real life historical figures when they were kids.
WXXI Education has pulled together Science learning resources for students in grades 6-12th grade. 
WXXI Education has pulled together Social Studies learning resources for students in grades 6-12th grade. 
WXXI Education has pulled together Math learning resources for students in grades 6-12th grade. 
WXXI Education has pulled together English-Language Arts learning resources for students in grades 6-12th grade. 
Feeling stressed, scared or anxious about the COVID-19 pandemic? Breathe. Use these strategies to help children – and yourself – navigate these feelings. 
Parenting during a pandemic is stressful. Here is some help to get you and your family through.
WXXI is here with resources for developing strategies to discuss emergencies, news headlines and when tragedy strikes.  Learn how to use discussion prompts, media, songs, books and activities to calm kids' fears, stimulate their minds, and encourage them to think about their place in today's world. WXXI has gathered the best in public media resources from PBS Parents, Arthur, Mr. Rogers, Sesame Street, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and Newshour Extra to assist you.
Citizen science typically refers to research collaborations between scientists and volunteers, particularly (but not exclusively) to expand opportunities for scientific data collection and to provide access to scientific information for community members.
Join WXXI as we continue to be citizen scientists and observe our community through a special ongoing WXXI Community Observation Challenge!
Do you use apps to explore the outdoors with your kiddos? Check out some of our FAVORITE nature-exploring apps that work well with young children!

Recently

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 7:00pm
Educators, we hope you’ll join us for our latest Virtual Professional Learning Series, Our Planet. In this three part series, we’ll use PBS’s recently broadcast show, Life from Above, as the basis for exploring new ways to teach students about our planet.

 

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