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Kim Kelling-Engstrom
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850-645-6056

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Tasha Weinstein
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Education Updates

Article Feature: “3 Knows for Pokémon Go”

08/22/2016

“Tech Ethicist” David Polgar wrote a recent article for the Family Online Safety Institute about the phenomenon that has been sweeping the globe and resulting in crazy data usage bills for citizens of all walks of life, including Olympic athletes. As someone who devotes much of his work to finding  ways to “humanize the web Read More


Thoughts on Books

08/17/2016

There are few things in life that allow us the chance to reconnect with our childhood in an organic and meaningful way. Books are one of such things. Earlier this summer, our lovely little Education Department, located in the depths of the WFSU Station, was re-organized to make room for summer camp materials. During the Read More


My Experience: Ramadan

07/01/2016

Ammar Abdullah is WFSU’s junior intern this summer, through the Tallahassee Future Leaders Academy. He is a rising junior in the IB Program at Rickards High School and WFSU Education Department is keeping him very busy assisting the Education Department at camps and in the office. We are so pleased that Ammar was willing to Read More


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Transmedia Classroom

For teachers, capturing the attention of small children to teach them math and reading has always been a challenge. In today's technology-driven world the challenge is greater as they are being conditioned to process information from the many screens that surround them. WFSU-TV has partnered with Astoria Park Elementary to test PBS Kids Lab with increasingly advanced classroom equipment. Kindergarten teachers Atricia Goode and Kim Sherman use games featuring popular PBS Kids characters to reinforce their lesson plans. They have also reached out to parents to let them know that those many screens their children interact with can be filled with something beneficial to their child's development.

See the games for yourself!  Visit the PBS Kids Lab.

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Resources For Educators

tools for educatorsLooking for educational tools? This compilation of online teacher resources will help you to create a new lesson plan for your family or classroom.
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