Biz Kid$ Season 6

Biz Kid$ Season 6

Tue, 05/08/2018 - 4:30pm - 5:00pm

Pictured: Biz Kid$ logo

Credit: Mike Commins

Tune in for a whole new season of this Emmy nominated series!

Public television’s financial literacy series Biz Kid$, co-produced by WXXI Public Broadcasting and Biz Kid$, LLP, has been nominated for a National Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Children’s, Preschool Children’s, or Family Viewing program. The nomination is the series’ 14th in six seasons, two of which resulted in National Emmy wins. In recognition of the shows Emmy nomination, Season 6 of Biz Kid$ will be airing in May, starting on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. The following episodes will air Wednesday, May 9, Thursday, May 10, Friday, May 11, Monday, May 14, and Tuesday, May 15 at 4:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV. 

Biz Kid$ season 6 features six episodes that focus on life skills such as budgeting, goal setting, preparing for college, and learning how to use credit wisely. Designed for families and children from fifth grade through high school, the half-hour series is hosted by a group of “biz kids” who invite their viewers to become biz kids, too. The series teaches the basics of saving and investing through educational segments based on national financial literacy standards and reinforces the importance of giving back to the community. In every episode, viewers are introduced to young entrepreneurs and philanthropists who share their success stories.

Biz Kid$ also features a website with free activities and lesson plans for educators and parents to use in conjunction with the show. The free curriculum, which has been presented to over a million students, has individual elements for every episode of the television series and includes five core components in Spanish. The materials can be downloaded from the show’s official website, www.bizkids.com, which also offers other resources and a monthly newsletter. In addition to classroom use, Biz Kid$ lessons are taught by credit union professionals and volunteers at schools, and through after-school programs such as Boys & Girls Clubs, DECA clubs, and Girl Scouts in communities across the country.

Biz Kid$ is produced in association with WXXI Public Broadcasting in Rochester, New York, and is distributed nationally by American Public Television. Major funding for Biz Kid$ is provided by a coalition of America’s Credit Unions and LoveMyCreditUnion.org. For more information about the series, go to www.bizkids.com.

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