Digital Learning Tools

Coronavirus, COVID-19, is the topic of conversation and concern in school systems, workplaces, and within our own homes. As educators face reaching students remotely, WUCF and PBS LearningMedia are here to help with digital learning tools.

If you will be reaching students remotely and have questions on PBS LearningMedia, please feel free to reach out to janice.sante@wucf.org.

PreK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings

As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Learn more now.

Spanish language version now available.

WUCF is broadcasting a week-day Learn At-Home schedule with programming targeted towards different school-age groups.

Please click on dates below to see corresponding schedule.

Click here to download the at-home learning questionnaire and have your child answer these questions after program viewing.

WUCF PBS Kids 24/7 channel will continue with PBS KIDS favorites for our youngest viewers.

Click here for details on how to watch the different WUCF channels.

Click here to see how each PBS KIDS show is tied to an essential learning goal.

View the WUCF TV and WUCF PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel schedule here.

Get Started with PBS LearningMedia

Our PBS partner station KQED is hosting daily 15 minute webinars through April 3 to help teachers get started with these digital resources.

Virtual Professional Learning Series For Educators

In this four part virtual professional learning series, teachers will be invited to think about how they might use the American Portrait in their classrooms and encourage their students to think more concretely about who we are as individuals, and who we are as a people. Learn more.

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

PBS LearningMedia Resources

Educator Resource Blog Posts

Turn Your Class Remote in a Hurry

Check out three ways to get started teaching your classes remotely... (read more)

Asynchronous Learning

How has technology changed communication in business and within our families?(read more)

Distance Learning is About Learning to Ride in the Rain

Every day in classrooms around the country, educators like us adjust lessons to meet the different needs of our students. (read more)

Digital Resources for Math

Math resources for your students include short videos, lessons & interactive games. Learn More

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.

Khan Academy: Lessons connect to State standards and are designed to provide students with clear understandings of mathematical operations and principles for problem solving. Bring clarity to the classroom with these video resources that run between 2 -15 minutes each.

On My Way to K: This Kindergarten readiness toolkit, organized in a How I Grow, Help Me Grow, and Let's Explore Together format, provides standards aligned strategies and activities correlated to PBS KIDS resources.

The Great American Read: Explore and celebrate the power of reading, told through the lens of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). This series investigates how and why writers create their fictional worlds, how we as readers are affected by these stories, and what these 100 different books have to say about our diverse nation and our shared human experience.

PBS LearningMedia: Virus Information & Prevention

What are viruses and how do they spread? Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses, how they are transmitted, and the healthy habits we can all engage in to prevent their spread.

View the collection

PBS LearningMedia Subject Area One-Sheets

Explore PBS LearningMedia by curriculum area to find videos, lessons, interactive experiences, and printable activities for your PreK-12 student.

Find a one-sheet now

News for students and teacher resources 6–12 grade level

Learn more at pbs.org/newshour/extra/

Chemistry Matters: The series supports science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) objectives by encouraging inquiry-based learning, problem solving, critical thinking, exploration, and discovery. The series is meant to be a comprehensive resource for students and teachers.

Also, check out the Physics in Motion Curriculum

Discover Central Florida: Uncover the diversity that makes up Central Florida! From the natural beauty to the origins of multi-cultural communities, explore how world events have influenced growth and left an impression on Central Florida.

Language Arts & Literacy: Interactive lessons span a range of subjects and grade levels. Each presents content specially tailored to the curricular needs of the classroom. Teachers can assign them to individual students, pairs, or small groups for self-paced work, or can present all or parts of the lesson to a full class. Each lesson features several engagement and assessment activities. Student work in these activities is saved and can be viewed online by teachers.

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.

PBS KIDS 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.

PBS KIDS Games App

Assign students to play free learning games with their favorite PBS KIDS characters that encourage children to engage in skills related to science, math, creativity and more in gameplay alongside their favorite characters!