Celebrating Christmas with WCTE 2017

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This week on the Get Ready To Learn radio show, join Cindy Putman as she shares the airwaves with two very special Putnam County School System students, Claire and Olivia from Capshaw Elementary. On this week’s show, they share all the great things happening at their school and during the LEAPs afterschool program. Christmas brings joy and delight when seen through the eyes of children. **Encore presentation**

There are many ways to celebrate the holidays with those you hold dear. Special family traditions are a great way make memories and enjoy fun times with during this season. 

Looking for new ways to celebrate the holidays with your loved ones? 

PBS Parents has some great ideas, including Christmas crafts that are edible, those that are fun for all ages, and those that are truly meaningful for all involved. 

Feeling a bit stressed? PBS Parents also shares tips for how to keep the "Happy" in Happy Holidays this season. 

And don't forget about WCTE's great holiday programming lineup for viewers of all ages on Christmas Day!

December 25th Holiday Programming Lineup:

6:30 a.m. - Wild Kratts "A Creature Christmas" 

7:30 a.m. - Curious George, a Very Monkey Christmas

10:30 a.m. - Once Upon a Sesame Street Christmas 

4:30 p.m. - 51st Annual Cookeville Christmas Parade

9 p.m. - Call the Midwife Holiday Special

To see our full lineup of programming for Christmas or beyond, click here. 


Tune in each Saturday morning at 9:30 for the WCTE Get Ready To Learn Radio Show, with host Cindy Putman on Zimmer Broadcasting's The HUB 107.7 FM and 1400 AM

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WCTE’s Educational Team can customize workshops or professional development trainings for your group or organization. For workshop information, or to inquire about scheduling a workshop, call 921-528-2222 x. 227 or email us.

Topics are listed below:

  • Using Media as a learning tool
  • Using PBS kids apps to extend learning
  • How to be your child’s first teacher
  • Sesame Street Workshops
  • How does poverty effect a child’s brain
  • Literacy and Math
  • Brain Development

Workshops can be conducted in English and Spanish.