Education

Upcoming Education Programming

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - 8:14am
Vote for your favorite novel from nation’s 100 most-loved novels in The Great American Read. Read, Vote, Share
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 6:00am
Use PBS LearningMedia to kick-off your summer reading. Collections include all grade level sections. Connect to segments for the Great American Read!
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 3:10pm
PBS LearningMedia New York is the go-to destination for instant access to 120,000+ education-ready, digital resources including videos, audio, photos, images, lesson plans, handouts, primary & secondary documents, self-paced lesson modules and more for preK-12 classrooms and students! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, the service is free for NY educators and students.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 3:10pm
WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF.
Friday, June 1, 2018 - 11:55pm
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.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 8:00pm
This nine-part series, presented in partnership with the BBC, tells the story of art from the dawn of human history to the present day —for the first time on a global scale.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
A nonspeaking young man dreams of autistic civil rights.
Friday, July 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
READY JET GO!, New One-Hour Special: BACK TO BORTRON 7 is coming to Family Movie Night, on the  WXXI Kids 24/7 channel.

On-Demand Education Programming

Host Meredith Vieira takes you on a journey across the country to uncover the nation’s 100 most-loved novels, the people who love them and their authors. Watch on-demand if you missed the launch! 
Vietnam veterans from the New York tri-state area discuss their service and the war.
Veterans from the New York tri-state area share stories of coming home after service.
Video, Lessons, News reports for use in school settings. Please preview before using and note age and grade level recommendations. Connect to Opioid Resources in PBS LearningMedia: 
WXXI is here with resources for developing strategies to discuss emergencies, news headlines and when tragedy strikes.  Learn how to use discussion prompts, media, songs, books and activities 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, Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and Newshour Extra to assist you.
In rural America, children face the prospect of a compromised future. Class of '27 focuses on early childhood education in struggling communities, highlighting the efforts of people guiding children toward graduating high school in '27.
Watch On-Demand
Second Opinion is here to help you start your own community discussions about the Opioid Crisis with a video toolkit. 

 

Upcoming Events

Thu, 06/21/2018 - 11:00am
Join WXXI and Classical 91.5 host Brenda Tremblay as we participate in Make Music Day, a free celebration of music around the world.
Thu, 06/21/2018 - 7:00pm
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville looks back on the legacy of Fred Rogers, focusing on his radically kind ideas.The 6/21 preview screening is SOLD OUT, but you can still see the film during the regular run at the Little.
Fri, 06/29/2018 - 6:00pm
WXXI is pleased to partner with the Rochester Red Wings to bring Arthur, D.W. and Buster to Rochester.
Mon, 07/09/2018 - 6:30pm
Join WXXI for a free preview screening and talkback panel of Kingdoms of the Sky on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre.  Preview how the series will reveal the extraordinary animals and remarkable people who make a home on the iconic mountain ranges of the world.