Education

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Kim Kelling-Engstrom
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Coordinator of Educational Outreach
Tasha Weinstein
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Education Updates

‘Tis the Season For Shakespeare

10/28/2014

You are going to hear a lot more than this about Shakespeare this year with WFSU! We recently received a very special grant that enables us to partner with the Southern Shakespeare Festival and a few other special places and people to create some new and exciting content around Shakespeare and his works! But for Read More


The First Beat Making Lab

09/12/2014

Get behind the beat and find out what happens at the Beat Making Lab! Take a look inside the origins of this PBS Digital series filmed at UNC Chapel Hill, where students learn to make techno, dance and rap music using technology as their instrument. Beat Making Lab In this video, Associate Professor Mark Katz Read More


WFSU – A Special Kind of Magic

08/22/2014

I have always been a PBS kid. I watched Barney and Zoom. I laughed till I cried watching the crazy chickens on Between the Lions, and the dueling knights in the Gawain’s Word segment. I watched the Elmo’s World portion of Sesame Street until I was in my early teens because I couldn’t resist the 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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