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Digital Learning Tools and Resources

Whether you are teaching in the classroom, virtually or at home, WUCF has the tools to support you.

Below, access information about 
PBS LearningMedia, a standards-based broadcast TV program schedule, and a curated collection of remote teaching tools and resources from PBS and our trusted partners.

Send your questions on PBS LearningMedia or our other resources to reach students remotely to: janice.sante@wucf.org.

Celebrate Winter and Seasonal Holidays

PBS LearningMedia

Celebrating Winter

Turn your classroom into a winter wonderland with these festive activities, videos, and interactive games (PreK-12).

Virtual professional learning

American Narratives

How are you ensuring the full American history experience is captured in the classroom? Watch this professional learning series highlighting strategies for teaching the complete histories of complicated historical figures. 

PBS LearningMedia Basics

 
  • Sign up for a free account (you can use Google or Facebook).
  • Search for resources then filter the results by your grade band and content area.
  • To save an item, simply click the heart.
  • Find your list of Favorites in a list via your Dashboard.
  • You can even organize Favorites into Folders.
  • For help search the FAQs
  • Watch the video: Tips for Distance Learning
  • Request a free training for your school or parent group: wucfeducates@wucf.org.

PBS LearningMedia Tools & Tutorials

Explore New Resources from PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia

TEACH YOUR WAY

Teach Your Way with this timely collection of resources aligned to monthly themes and skills for PreK-2 students. Use the monthly Teach Your Way calendar and planner to integrate media in creative and developmentally-appropriate ways, all year long!

PBS Learningmedia

PreK-12 Resources for New School Routines

As teachers, students, and families enter an uncertain school year with new routines, both in-person and virtual, PBS LearningMedia offers this special collection of flexible resources to support learning from anywhere. Find videos, self-paced Interactive lessons, printable activities, and more.

Educator Resource Blog Posts

Along with a call to action to revisit the term “Hispanic Heritage Month” comes the idea that how it is celebrated should also see a shift...(read more).

See more education blog posts at: 
PBS Teachers Lounge

Pressure to assimilate and narrow the gaps in our proximity to Whiteness goes hand and hand with so-called “color blindness,” or claiming not to see race...(read more)

We do ourselves and our students a disservice when return to writers like Hemingway without acknowledging writers of his time from diverse backgrounds who did not gain his status because of prejudicial social conditioning of the time...(read more)

It’s our responsibility to build future digital citizens that will shape our digital communities and create future digital tools...(read more)

Free Online Courses (PreK-12)

PreK-12:Thinkport is collection of PreK-12 free learning resources that encourage students’ independent study across subject areas. Resources include self-paced lessons, online field trips, videos and online games. Courtesy of our partner station, Maryland Public Television. Click here.

PreK-2: STEM from the Start is a free interactive educational video series from New Hampshire PBS. It helps kids explore STEM ensuring learning is fun, engaging and long-lasting. Each lesson is designed to be paused so educators/parents can engage children in guided discussions, hands-on experiments and scientific explorations, using the downloadable Discovery Guides for support. Click here.

Additional Resources

Ready to Learn: The Ready to Learn (RTL) Initiative provides free, evidence-based educational resources that help teachers, caregivers, and parents build early science and literacy skill aimed at students ages 2-8.

On My Way to K: Download our kindergarten readiness toolkit & weekly activity calendars, and access free interactive standard-aligned strategies and interactive resources for preschoolers.

 

Virus Information & Prevention
What are viruses and how do they spread? Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses and the healthy habits we can all engage in to prevent their spread. View the collection

Math at the Core: Find engaging media and integrated activities, all aligned to State Standards in Mathematics. Designed for middle school students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds.

Mission US:Developed for use by middle school students in the classroom and beyond, Mission US is a deeply-researched, award-winning educational media project with a proven positive impact on history learning through interactive narrative games and curriculum materials aligned to national standards.

 

News for students and teacher resources 6–12 grade level

Learn more at pbs.org/newshour/extra/

Interactive Lessons:These interactive lessons span a range of subjects and grade levels. Each lesson features several engagement and assessment activities. Students work in these activities is saved and can be viewed online by teachers. Grades K-12.

Ken Burns in the Classroom:Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years. These films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources. Grades 4-12.

Above the Noise:Above the Noise, a series for teens cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting their daily lives. Grades 6-12.

PBS KIDS Games App

Free learning games that encourage children to engage in skills related to science, math, creativity, and more in gameplay alongside their favorite PBS KIDS characters! Ages 2-8.

Check out the PBS KIDS App page for a complete list.

PBS Video App

The free PBS KIDS Video app gives students access to thousands of free videos, including full episodes and clips from top PBS KIDS series. Ages 2-8.