/ Modified sep 17, 2020 2:57 p.m.

Arizona Public Media Continues At-Home Learning Effort

Providing free educational content for students across Southern Arizona affected by coronavirus pandemic.

at home learning azpm hero AZPM's At Home Learning initiative will provide free at-home curriculum and daily programming for PreK through grade 12.

As the nation prepares for the beginning of a new school year unlike any other, Arizona Public Media is helping support educators, parents, and caregivers with a variety of free, high-quality, accessible educational media resources. Through PBS KIDS 24/7 (for young learners ages 2-8) and on PBS 6 PLUS (for learners grades 6-12), AZPM will feature broadcast programming linked to at-home learning resources that can be used by educators to supplement distance learning plans, or by parents to provide added enrichment and support for children’s educational needs.

PBS KIDS 24/7 offers anytime access to more than twenty series aligned to curriculum goals, from science and math to literacy and life lessons for children ages 2-8. Programs are available over the air on channels 6.2, 27.2, Cox 80, Comcast 395, and live-streamed on the PBS KIDS Video app and pbskids.org. Related parent and teacher resources are also available (see below).

PBS 6 PLUS offers programs on math, science, social studies, and English language arts, curated by educators, and aligned to related digital resources on PBS LearningMedia. Programming targeted at grades 6-12 will air from 12-5 p.m. weekdays over the air on channels 6.3, 27.3, Cox 82, Comcast 396.

PBS LearningMedia: Educators can find at-home learning resources connected to current broadcast programming, professional learning support, lesson planning kits, and more in the PreK-12 Resources for New School Routines collection, which will continue to be updated in the coming weeks. Educator resources in Spanish are also available.

Full episodes, clips, games, and more educational tools for kids ages 2-8 are available at pbskids.org & PBS KIDS Video App.

PBS KIDS for Parents: Parents can find tips, resources, printables, an Activity Finder, and more tools for learning at home with young children, including a special virtual event: Prepping for a Very Different School Year

NEWSLETTERS AZPM Classroom: Provides educational highlights for southern Arizona educators and families, featuring professional development opportunities, relevant educational resources from PBS LearningMedia, local educational content, and PBS Kids and Parents news.

PBS KIDS for Parents: Provides curated resources, including video content, digital games, DIY activities, and parent-directed information to support in-home learning.


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