Gestational Surrogacy Now Legal In New York State

“With this law now in effect, no longer will anyone will be blocked from the joys of starting a family and raising children simply because of who they are.”

Get Ready for School with PBS

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
Back-to-School Tips
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.

Local Teacher Center to Host Common Core Parent Night

Have you ever asked yourself what is a number bond or a ten frame? Have you ever thought why this multistep process to solve a math problem is so important? Come spend a night engaging in exactly these discussions. Learn about the strategies being taught as a part of common core math. See how the skills begin in kindergarten and develop step by step, building each year.

CYBERCHASE wins Parents' Choice award

We’ve got an award winner in our schedule! Cyberchase has won a 2016 Parents’ Choice Silver Honor for Television! The judges say “Cyberchase does an excellent job of keeping math a gender neutral skill by creating a diverse galaxy of characters while presenting real world (or in this case, other world-as it takes place all over the galaxy)
applications for math, especially in the updated new season… The show does a great job of creating obstacles that must be overcome through problem solving skills and teamwork such as successful farm-to-table planning, reducing waste and staying physically active.” Congratulations, CYBERCHASE!

WSKG & BU Athletics team up for family event!

WSKG is teaming up with Binghamton University Athletics on January 18th!  The women’s basketball team takes on Albany at 2pm.  In addition to the game, families can check out PBS KIDS activities and WSKG’s very own Good to Know project. As part of Dunkin’ Donuts Youth Day, all kids will have FREE admission to the game!  We’re giving away a pair of tickets to grown-ups each day until game day — so parents, aunts, uncles, grandmas, grandpas…