Education

Upcoming Education 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.
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
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.
Friday, November 24, 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 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
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.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
A desire to improve math literacy on the Navajo Nation is met with the Math Circles.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 9:00pm
Follow three young girls growing up amidst their families’ struggles against financial ruin. This an intimate portrait of the economic crisis as it’s rarely seen, through the eyes of children. See the new follow-up to their story 5 years later.

On-Demand Education Programming

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, 11/27/2017 - 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.