Education

Talking with Kids About the News & Tragedy: Ages & Stages Approach for Home & Classroom


Developing strategies for discussing today's headlines is especially difficult when tragedy strikes.  Learn how 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 and Newshour Extra for the Classroom to assist you. 

On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special

Listen On-Demand State of The Re:Union: Summer in Sanctuary – An American Graduate Special airing on AM 1370

FRONTLINE: Poor Kids On-Demand


Watch On-Demand:
Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.

Ring in the Holiday Season with "A Christmas Carol"

Sat, 12/08/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

On Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by a series of ghosts

FRONTLINE: Poor Kids

Tue, 11/20/2012 - 10:00pm

Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.

On-Demand of American Graduate Day USA

On-Demand Version of the full-day of broadcasts and outreach event dedicated to engaging our country around the dropout crisis which aired on 9/22/12. Watch On-Demand

The Dropout Dilemma

Sun, 10/21/2012 - 12:30pm
Watch On Demand

An American Graduate town hall meeting that looks at how the Rochester City School District's high drop out rate is impacting our community. Watch On-Demand:

FRONTLINE: Dropout Nation On-Demand

Watch Frontline Dropout Nation: On-Demand Witness a high-stakes experiment to rescue students prepared to quit high school without a diploma. 

Left Behind, Dropping Out: Listen On-Demand

Listen On-Demand to Left Behind, Dropping out hosted by former NPR correspondent Andrea Seabrook. This radio program tackles the national high school dropout crisis.

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