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Every Student Present: The Importance of School Attendance To Your Child's Success

Wed, 02/01/2017 - 11:55pm

Missing a few days of schools a month, even in PreK-3rd grade, can hurt a child's math and reading skills and even their chance of graduating from school. Here are some resources for keeping kids on track. (Available in multiple languages.)

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Daniel Tiger App Helps Parents Teach About Feelings

Sat, 09/02/2017 - 4:00pm

Grr-ific News! Daniel Tiger for Parents App gives parents and children the opportunity to learn together about feelings, self-control, responsibility, kindness, and more -- at home or on the go, using songs and videos to help.

 
The FREE Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood app helps to make parenting preschoolers a little easier and more fun!
 

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Emperor Science Award 2017: 10th & 11th grade science students

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 7:00pm

Calling all 10th and 11th graders who love science: Apply for the Emperor Science Award – if selected, you will be paired with a mentoring scientist to collaborate virtually on a cancer research project.

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Educator Webinar: Keep Going! Create a Culture of Perseverance in HS Math Classrooms

Thu, 01/26/2017 - 7:00pm

In this webinar, join us for an interactive discussion and demonstration of new professional development resources supporting the development of perseverance in the high school math classroom. You'll leave this webinar with resources and strategies you can use tomorrow!

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Educator Webinar: Writing in the US History Classroom: Interactive Modules for Grades 9-12

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 7:00pm

In this webinar, join us for a demonstration and discussion of new interactive lessons that focus on writing in US History topics for high school students. Two highly accomplished educators with very different student populations will share how they've used the lessons. You'll leave this webinar with resources and strategies you can use tomorrow!

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Educator Webinar: Global Collaboration & Learning

Wed, 01/25/2017 - 7:00pm

In this webinar, participants will discover why connecting to experts and classes around the world is so important and beneficial for students.

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Stories from the Classroom

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 9:00pm

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 (Gl

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Dinosaur Train Nature Tracker Summer Learning Challenge

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 6:00am

Nature Trackers we're kicking off the Nature Trackers Summer Challenge! Participate in 10 weeks of nature tracker challenges from Dinosaur Train!  Get started!  

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America Reframed: College Week On-Demand

As graduation season commences, College Week is an insider’s perspective, rarely represented in mainstream media, about a tenacious group of teachers at Spencer Elementary Technology Academy. The school, located in Chicago’s Austin neighborhood, is committed to providing its students with access to technology, while setting high standards of excellence.

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WXXI Kids 2016 Summer Learning

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 6:00am

WXXI Kids offers FREE, fun and educational content, tools and events for families this summer!

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