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Bringing the Classroom Home

Distance Learning Online

As schools and students, families and educators adapt to the current health crisis, WGBH — in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and WGBY/New England Public Media — is supporting them by gathering some of our free, trusted digital resources from PBS LearningMedia and our award-winning educational preschool programming. PBS LearningMedia resources span disciplines for grades PreK-12, are aligned to national and state standards, and include videos, comprehensive lessons, and other activities. It includes Diversity in Latino Culture,” a unit for kids grades 6-12 that explores the rich diversity within Latino culture using WGBY’s bilingual program Presencia.

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Distance Learning on WGBY TV

New England Public Media and WGBH Boston will leverage their public media TV broadcast channels to reach teachers, students and caregivers across the Commonwealth. Students at home in western New England will be able to tune in to the WGBY WORLD Channel starting Monday, March 23, 2020 from noon to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. WGBY WORLD is a 24/7 channel that offers news and documentaries. It is now shifting some of its schedule to meet this urgent need.


Younger children can tune into WGBY for age-appropriate educational programming from 6 a.m.–5 p.m. on WGBY’s main channel. PBS Kids programming is available 24/7 on the WGBY KIDS channel. PBS KIDS is also available to stream here »


PBS Parents Resources

PBS Parents is a trusted source for information on child development, early learning and expert tips on raising children. It provides educational kids activities and fun games for toddlers, preschoolers and children of all ages inspired by favorite PBS KIDS programs. Parents can sign up for a new weekday PBS Parents newsletter that is geared toward helping families whose children are at home due to the coronavirus.

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