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Makers: Women Who Make America On-Demand Resources

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 2:00pm

 

WXXI celebrates Women's History Month with a special  on-demand collection of video interviews associated with PBS Makers: Women Who Make America.

Explore the following video on-demand inspirational stories from national and local MAKERS!



MAKERS: Excellence in Education Award

Mon, 03/11/2013 - 2:00pm

MAKERS will recognize the unsung efforts of teachers that go beyond the "call of duty" to foster innovation, creativity and growth in the classroom, providing a positive impact for students and their local communities. One female teacher will be selected to receive a $10,000 grant

Ursula Burns: CEO of Xerox Interview On-Demand from "Makers: Women Who Make America"

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 7:00pm

Watch the Interview with Ursula Burns, Xerox CEO featured in PBS's national Makers: Women Who Make America

Ann Burr: One of Rochester's Makers: Listen On-Demand

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:00pm

Makers: Women Who Make America is a film that tells how women have helped shape America over the last 50 years with stories from one of the most sweeping social revolutions in our country’s history. The program premiers Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11).

Local Rochester "Makers: Women Who Make America" Interviews

Mon, 02/11/2013 - 7:00pm

Watch the WXXI Local Rochester Makers Interviews collected during WXXI's special screening of Makers: Women Who Make America

Homework Hotline Web Feature: NYS Makers: Women Who Make America

Tue, 02/26/2013 - 8:00pm

In honor of Women's history month, Homework Hotline features NY State Makers: Women Who Made America. These women feature a variety of contributions to their fields and explain how they achieved what they have today and how they overcame obstacles to get there.  The web feature by Homework Hotline parellels the national airing of Makers: Women Who Make America on PBS.

 

This American Life: Harper High School, Part 1 & 2

Sun, 02/24/2013 - 6:00pm

This American Life spent five months at Harper High School in Chicago, where last year alone 29 current and recent students were shot. 29.

ROADTRIP NATION Season 8-9

Begins January 4, 2013

Three young Americans fly to New Zealand and embark on a four-week roadtrip on the other side of the world. 

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

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