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Upcoming Teachers Programming

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
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!  
Monday, January 1, 2018 - 9:42am
VIDEO: Do you know about WXXI's Educational Services and American Graduate: Getting To Work Initiative? Learn more through this short video about our cradle to career approach and community initiatives and collaborations.
Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Professional development for Adult Education Teachers & Learning Resources for Adult Education Students.
Monday, August 27, 2018 - 3:10pm
PBS LearningMedia New York is the go-to destination for instant access to education-ready, digital resources including videos, audio, photos, images, lesson plans, handouts, primary & secondary documents, self-paced lesson modules and more for preK-12 classrooms and students! You can search, save, and share with ease.
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 3:10pm
Career Counselors, Educators, Parents, and Students: Check out these learning resources that are organized by careers and clusters!
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 7:10am
WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF.

On-Demand Teachers Programming

Veterans from the New York tri-state area share stories of coming home after service.
Video, Lessons, News reports for use in school settings. Please preview before using and note age and grade level recommendations. Connect to Opioid Resources in PBS LearningMedia: 
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.
Wondering what to do with your life? Each episode features a different crew on the journey of a lifetime.
This is the story of a unique initiative to transform American classrooms by focusing on teachers and the universities charged with training them.
A civic summit about engaging students in their future. 
Admissions On Trial: Seven Decades of Race and Higher Ed looks at many universities, race helps determine who’s admitted. But a Supreme Court case could soon end that nationwide. We trace this issue from 1946 to today, and examine what race-blind admissions might look like.
In rural America, children face the prospect of a compromised future. Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in '27.
Watch On-Demand: In 180 Days: Hartsville features a small town in rural South Carolina, where the entire town is trying to make an exceptional use of their elementary school system with exceptional results, despite the odds.  
The Homestretch Youth Action Toolkit provides film modules about youth homelessness and supporting resources to understand and support youth experiencing homelessness. Watch On-Demand
The One That Got Away tells the story of Tourrie Moses and reveals how the intertwined forces of home life, school life and street life can negatively impact youth, particularly one growing up in impoverished conditions.
Listen On-Demand: Unstoppable Learning: Learning is an integral part of human nature. But why do we — as adults — assume learning must be taught, tested and reinforced? In this hour of the TED Radio Hour, TED speakers explore the ways babies and children learn, from the womb to the playground to the Web.
TED Talks: Education Revolution, hosted by author, producer, and comedian Baratunde Thurston and actor and singer Sara Ramirez, focuses on how education is changing to adapt to our new digital world.
The story of infant mortality in Rochester and what is being done about it. Watch Online
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Is School Enough? documents vivid examples of where new modes of learning and engagement are taking hold and flourishing. Watch On-Demand
PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country profiled young people breaking down stereotypes. How does it feel to be the only girl in the room, or boy on the team? Watch On-Demand
It’s the last few weeks of high school for Yessenia, a soft-spoken senior with two small daughters and a boyfriend who’d rather she stay at home than go to school. Yessenia’s forced to choose: stand up for herself and her daughters, or give in to expectation.
GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute video document of a single day in an urban public school district, from sun up to long after sundown.  
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 Facing Forward: A Student's Story follows the experiences of a struggling seventh-grade student at a rigorous charter school in Cleveland are chronicled. Watch On-Demand.
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Local USA presents three short documentaries featuring unique stories from emerging Latino filmmakers: The Smallest Step (William Caballero) animates 3D modeled avatars of diverse high school students against real world backdrops; Overcomers (Gabriela Lopez de Dennis) highlights two teenagers succeeding despite the odds stacked against them; and Every Girl Matters (Gloria Moran) looks at an all-girls Catholic high school with a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. Watch On-Demand
Stories of the realities of seeking education for yourselves and your children when you are undocumented.
There is virtually no way to make a legal living these days without at least a high school diploma. Still, nearly 20 percent of students don't finish. Why?
Follow 5 high school students on their journey to graduate and succeed, while facing challenges including poverty, violence and drug abuse
FRONTLINE presents  “A Subprime Education” examining allegations of fraud and predatory behavior in the troubled for-profit college industry.
In a new age of information, rapid innovation and globalization, how can we prepare our children to compete? School of the Future is a 2-hour NOVA special that will discover how the new science of learning can help us reimagine the future of education for all children.
The documentary spotlights the 12-year journey of five extraordinary children in five countries as they struggle to get a basic education.
The documentary spotlights the efforts of school community to improve their school or see it close.
FRONTLINE presents “The Education of Omarina” of a young at-risk girl from middle school to college. 
 Resources from the PBS Latino-Americans, a three-part documentary series chronicling the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos over the past 500 years. Watch Online in English or Spanish