As teachers, students, and families enter an uncertain school year with new routines, both in-person and virtual, PBS LearningMedia offers this special collection of flexible resources to support learning from anywhere. Find videos, self-paced Interactive lessons, printable activities, and more.
Teach Your Way with this timely collection of resources aligned to monthly themes and skills for PreK-2 students. Use the monthly Teach Your Way calendar and planner to integrate media in creative and developmentally-appropriate ways, all year long!
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Free Online Courses (PreK-12)
PreK-12:Thinkport is collection of PreK-12 free learning resources that encourage students’ independent study across subject areas. Resources include self-paced lessons, online field trips, videos and online games. Courtesy of our partner station, Maryland Public Television. Click here.
PreK-2: STEM from the Start is a free interactive educational video series from New Hampshire PBS. It helps kids explore STEM ensuring learning is fun, engaging and long-lasting. Each lesson is designed to be paused so educators/parents can engage children in guided discussions, hands-on experiments and scientific explorations, using the downloadable Discovery Guides for support. Click here.
Ready to Learn: The Ready to Learn (RTL) Initiative provides free, evidence-based educational resources that help teachers, caregivers, and parents build early science and literacy skill aimed at students ages 2-8.
On My Way to K: Download our kindergarten readiness toolkit & weekly activity calendars, and access free interactive standard-aligned strategies and interactive resources for preschoolers.
PBS LearningMedia: Virus Information & Prevention
What are viruses and how do they spread? Find resources for students of all ages that explore the nature of viruses, how they are transmitted, and the healthy habits we can all engage in to prevent their spread.
Math at the Core: Find engaging media and integrated activities, all aligned to State Standards in Mathematics. Designed for middle school students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds.
Mission US:Developed for use by middle school students in the classroom and beyond, Mission US is a deeply-researched, award-winning educational media project with a proven positive impact on history learning through interactive narrative games and curriculum materials aligned to national standards.
News for students and teacher resources 6–12 grade level
Interactive Lessons:These interactive lessons span a range of subjects and grade levels. Each lesson features several engagement and assessment activities. Students work in these activities is saved and can be viewed online by teachers. Grades K-12.
Ken Burns in the Classroom:Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for more than forty years. These films present the opportunity to pose thought-provoking questions for students, and introduce new ideas, perspectives, and primary sources. Grades 4-12.
Above the Noise:Above the Noise, a series for teens cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting their daily lives. Grades 6-12.
PBS KIDS Games App
Free learning games that encourage children to engage in skills related to science, math, creativity, and more in gameplay alongside their favorite PBS KIDS characters! Ages 2-8.