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WEDU's At-Home Summer Boost

Summer has arrived and WEDU invites you to explore new adventures with WEDU’s At-Home Learning Summer Boost! Students can stay sharp with interesting, daily, educational TV programming, free digital learning resources and much more available right here!

WATCH TV and Learn

WEDU PBS At-Home Learning is proud to help educators, students and families with a special broadcast schedule each weekday that includes engaging programming for grades PK-12 along with companion lessons based on Florida education standards.

EXPLORE by Subject and Grade

WEDU PBS At-Home Learning highlights specific lessons, articles and other information to support PK-12 home learners and educators. These FREE, user-friendly, e-learning resources from PBS LearningMedia align to Florida educational standards for K-12 and VPK (Voluntary Pre -Kindergarten) instruction.

This Week's Companion Lessons

Pre K - 3rd Grade

Companion Lessons

Grades 4 - 8

Companion Lessons

Grades 9 - 12

Companion Lessons

Arts Plus and Quest

Companion Lessons

Reflection Questions

Grades 4 – 12 TV Programming

SCHEDULE - Click a time block for Companion Resources

Download this schedule

PBS LearningMedia


PBS LearningMedia™ is a free digital education service from PBS, is your destination for direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources from quality PBS programming and hundreds of educational partners like NASA, the Smithsonian and the National Archives. Designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement, the service includes videos and interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans. Users can browse by standards, grade level, subject area, and special collections.

PBS LearningMedia™ for students allows students of any age to create their own learning experiences by engaging directly with content. Students can search for, save and share their favorite resources, as well as download for offline viewing.

NEED HELP? PBS LearningMedia offers easy to follow tutorials to help you with setting up accounts, finding resources, creating lesson plans and much, much more!

WEDU is here to help! Please email us at [email protected] with any questions or suggestions you may have about the services we provide.

EXPLORE by Subject

EXPLORE by Grade Level

Highlights

While America is bracing for more protests sparked by racial tensions and injustice and we continue to deal with the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to gain a better understanding of who we are as a nation has never been greater. It is vitally important that we learn from the past, but also that we document the present as our observances will become an integrate part of this unprecedented time in history. Click here to download additional resources dealing with Racism & Civil Rights!

Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Use these materials with middle and high school students to help them understand the long history of anti-Black racism in the United States, and think about ways to address it in their own families and communities. Launch

Civil Rights Then and Now

Civil Rights Then and Now

This collection lends perspective to the events and leaders that defined the Civil Rights Movement’s first three decades (1954-1985) but also captures the issues and activists involved in the struggle today. Launch

Rapid Response: Race and Justice

Rapid Response: Race and Justice | Student Reporting Labs

Student Reporting Labs wants to hear from teens at this moment. You can record yourself with your phones and/or interview others remotely. Instructions for recording remote interviews and submitting videos can be found in Student Reporting Labs on PBS LearningMedia. Launch

StoryCorps

StoryCorps Connect

Developed in March 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, StoryCorps Connect is a first-of-its kind platform that enables you to record a StoryCorps interview with a loved one remotely using video conference technology. The audio and a still photo from each interview goes into our archive at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress and becomes a part of American history. Launch

PBS TeacherLine

PBS TeacherLine

Experience collaborative, online learning with 6-week PD courses from PBS. Download Course Schedule

WEDU Educational Partners

WEDU PBS At-Home Learning is made possible by the following:

WEDU PBS At-Home Learning is presented by

Additional support also provided by

Monroe E. And Suzette M. Berkman Family Foundation at the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

Find more great resources and information to help with distance learning during the COVID 19 crisis from our WEDU educational partners.

The Koski Family Foundation

WEDU is pleased to announce a new grant award from The Koski Family Foundation. This generous support will help to provide training on free PBS resources for educators and families in Sarasota County.

Manatee Community Foundation

WEDU PBS has received a generous grant from the Margaret and Bob Christopher Fund, Wells Fargo Fund, Weichel Family Fund and MCF Youth and Philanthropy Fund within the Manatee Community Foundation. The grant will provide free training opportunities for educators in Manatee County focused on PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ learning environments.

Give Well Community Foundation

The George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation has once again honored WEDU PBS with a grant award that will provide free training on the use of PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ educators and families within Polk County. WEDU is very grateful for the continued support the Foundation has shown for our outreach efforts.