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Video: Learn More About WXXI Educational Services

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 9:42am

VIDEO: Do you know about WXXI's Educational Services and American Graduate Initiative? Learn more through this short video about our cradle to career approach.

WXXI Daily Activity Calendar for Kids

Wondering what to do with your child today? Whether you’re at home, at school, or out running errands, use the Learning Activity Calendar to find fun, simple ways to make reading a part of your everyday life.

Stories from the Classroom On-Demand

On-Demand

Local USA presents three short documentaries featuring unique stories from emerging Latino filmmakers: The Smallest Step (William Caballero) animates 3D modeled avatars of diverse high school students against real world backdrops; Overcomers (Gabriela Lopez de Dennis) highlights two teenagers succeeding despite the odds stacked against them; and Every Girl Matters (Gloria Moran) looks at an all-girls Catholic high school with a 100 percent graduation and college acceptance rate. Watch On-Demand

Local USA: Beyond the Classroom On-Demand

On-Demand

Schools across America are incorporating real world job skills into their curriculums, training the next generation of farmers, scientists and engineers. Watch On-Demand

Children's Author Interviews LIVE at National Book Festival

Sat, 09/05/2015 - 12:00pm

Check out live interviews with children's authors LIVE from the National Book Festival, hosted by PBS Newshour BookViewNow.The National Book Festival will be held Saturday, September 5th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in DC. Live stream coverage of the event will air from 12 noon until 6 p.m. ET, with interviews tentatively scheduled with children's authors.  Watch On-Demand

Curious George Back to the Jungle 3

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 3:00pm

Adventures await America's favorite little monkey!

Navy SEALs – Their Untold Story On-Demand

Learn how the U.S. Navy SEALs morphed into the world’s most admired commandoes.

D-DAY 360 On-Demand

On-Demand

Take advantage of LiDAR technology to re-create the landscape of D-Day. Watch On-Demand

The Ground War On-Demand

On-Demand

Ground War explores the transformative technological advances that have defined battlefield combat through the ages. From the gladius to the AK-47, from the chariot to the tank, from the trebuchet to the howitzer, and from the battle ramp to the star fort, the series follows the fascinating punch and counterpunch of battle tactics and new technologies. Watch Episodes On-Demand

NPR Series: The Truth About America's Graduation Rate

On-Demand

The national graduation rate is at an all-time high — 81 percent. What's the story behind that 81 percent?

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