Teachers, join us as we nurture curiosity and critical thinking with our littles! This virtual professional learning experience will provide tips on how to responsibly integrate media in the classroom for your early learners. How do you encourage an eagerness to explore in the classroom? A desire to learn? What are the best methods to keep students engaged and learning in the classroom?
Explore the world created by America’s First Peoples. The four part series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents. https://youtu.be/DJy9STLb9IU
From Caves to Cosmos
Combine ancient wisdom and modern science to answer a 15,000-year-old question: who were America’s First Peoples? Nature to Nations
Explore the rise of great American nations, from monarchies to democracies. Cities of the Sky
Discover the cosmological secrets behind America’s ancient cities.
Join WSKG and community partners as we discuss the issues surrounding local poverty, specifically food insecurity, and co-view an episode of Chasing the Dream. When: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Where: SUNY Broome, Decker Room 201, Binghamton, NY
Time: Doors open at 5:30pm
Please park in Lot 1 adjacent to the Decker Building. Program evaluation will be performed at this event via audience surveys and your participation is appreciated. RSVP using this form:
Loading… WSKG thanks the following for their support of this project: the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation, the Community Foundation for South Central New York and New York State funding through Governor Cuomo’s Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative, which was awarded to the Binghamton-Broome Anti-Poverty Initiative of the United Way of Broome County.
Teachers! Join us as we bring the Great American Read to your classroom.
This four-part virtual professional learning series is designed for English Language Arts teachers, created FOR educators BY educators. With an emphasis on fun, engaging, accessible, and free tools for classrooms, this series will highlight techniques for engaging learners through essential communication skills, and present ideas for enhancing teaching practice through activities, projects, passion, and a connection to literature. PBS will provide a certificate of attendance for each one hour virtual professional learning event. For the Love of Lit: Inspiring Young Authors, with NaNoWriMo founder Chris Baty
October 17 @ 7-8pm ET
Designed by educators, this virtual professional learning experience will introduce a number of teaching models and strategies to enhance your practice. How can you inspire your students to be passionate writers and engaged readers?
Build a robot, make a fidget spinner out of recycled plastic bottles, listen to plants as they make music, create a flying critter with LED light-up eyes, explore fossils, 3-D printing or discover how to power Broome County’s carousels with the wind! STEAMfest 2018 brings together afterschool/out-of-school-time providers, makers, business and industry to highlight Science, Technology, Engineering Art/Agriculture and Math career pathways for young people and innovation throughout our region. STEAMfest 2018 features a huge variety of fun, interactive “maker” stations where young people can learn about exciting STEAM careers through hands-on activities and learn what they need to study in school and college to prepare for these careers. STEAMfest will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Oakdale Mall, Johnson City, NY. Be sure to visit the WSKG station featuring a Bob the Builder inspired activity! This is a free event open to the public.
You’re invited to a special event celebrating the hit PBS series The Great American Read! Amy Dickinson
Join us on Wednesday, October 10th for a one-hour screening of upcoming episode ‘Other Worlds’, mingle with literary-minded guests, and hear remarks from author and Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me panelist Amy Dickinson. Partner organizations including Riverow Bookshop, Tioga Arts Council, Family Reading Partnership of Owego-Apalachin, and School Librarians of the Southern Tier East. This event takes place at Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center, 42 Delphine Street Owego, NY. Doors open at 6:00pm.
WSKG and The Rockwell Museum present a day of family fun Monday, October 8th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Discover Creative Critters at the annual School’s Out, Art’s In! event at The Rockwell Museum in Corning. Become an art explorer in The Rockwell’s spotlight exhibition, Audubon in the Exotic West: North American Quadrupeds with gallery games and hands-on a
ctivities. Cozy up for episodes of the hit PBS KIDS series ‘The Wild Kratts’ in the museum galleries, and enjoy a variety of drop-in projects exploring animals, habitats, art and science. This family event is free and open to the public.
In this first-ever, hour-long movie, Daniel Tiger is getting new neighbors – The Platypus Family! Tune in on Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 9:30a.m to watch the movie. New episodes continue the week of September 17, and focus on Jodi Platypus and her family adjusting to Daniel’s neighborhood. In support of the “Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?” theme, use any of these materials with your children or students:
Helping Young Children Cope & Learn to Make New Friends – tip sheet for parents
Hello & Goodbye Cards – activity sheet
Draw Your Feelings – activity sheet
EASE BACK INTO SCHOOL
The beginning of school may very well be parents’ most favorite time of the year. Even so, the transition for parents and kids can be a little rough. Here’s help to ease you and your child into the back-to-school groove. Transition Your Family from Summer to School
How to Beat the Back-to-School Blues
School Avoidance: How to Get Your Reluctant Child to Class
Back-to-School Checklist from PBS KIDS
GRADE-BY-GRADE LEARNING GUIDE
Asking what your child did at school all day is easy. Getting the answer isn’t.