Teachers

Upcoming Teachers Programming

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 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.
Saturday, September 2, 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!  
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Homework Hotline is a live statewide educational television program that provides students, in grades four through 12, with the tools needed to succeed in school.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 3:10pm
WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF.2017-2018 Education Monthly E-Newsletters
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 7:00pm
THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air  on WXXI-World as to the schedule below. (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs and the on-demand episode access schedule. Check out  local Rochester stories & resources.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 9:00pm
THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air weekly on Tuesdays, beginning October 3rd through November 28, at 9:00 p.m. ET on WXXI-TV (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs, on-demand episode access and schedule,  local Rochester stories & resources.

On-Demand Teachers Programming

Episode 7: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/7-11/21. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon, promising peace, wins the presidency.
Episode 8: The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/14-11/28. Nixon withdraws troops but upon sending forces to Cambodia the antiwar movement reignites.
Episode 9: A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/21-12/5. South Vietnam fights alone as Nixon and Kissinger find a way out for America. Some POWs return.
Episode 10: The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/28-12/12. Saigon falls and the war ends. Americans & Vietnamese from all sides seek reconciliation.
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.

 

Upcoming Events

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:00am
PBS Stories of Service is collaborating with Wavelength to bring you veteran stories from across the country. Enjoy a new story every week.
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 1:00pm
Register for a series of FREE Teacher webinars on marine science for preK-2nd grade educators. 
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 7:00pm
Explore James Baldwin’s unfinished book about race in America in this Oscar-nominated documentary.
Tue, 11/28/2017 - 7:00pm
Join us for an educator webinar (preK-12) from PBS Learningmedia on how to integrate digital tools and public media into your classroom.
Mon, 12/11/2017 - 6:30pm
Join WXXI and its partner, Friends of Ganondagan, for a free screening of this film that follows a team of archaeologists, scientists and historians to reveal colonial America’s Spanish roots.