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.
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.
Watch On-Demand: Follow three young girls growing up amidst their familiesâ€™ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as itâ€™s rarely seen, through the eyes of children.ï»¿