The nation's largest classroom - WCTE provides essential education resources for learners of all ages. With PBS LearningMedia, Pre-K through 12th grade educators can access thousands of free, classroom-ready resources to help customize their instruction and personalize learning experience for their students.
Ready To Learn - Through the Ready To Learn Initiative the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, PBS and your local station, WCTE, provides free, evidence-based educational resources that help teachers, caregivers and parents build early science and literacy skills for America’s children, especially those in underserved families.
Whole Child Curriculum - The PBS KIDS whole child educational ecosystem addresses core needs in areas such as social-emotional learning, math, engineering, literacy and science.
PreK-12 Resources For New School Routines
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. This collection is also available in Spanish.
Browse our distance learning broadcast schedules aligned with PBS LearningMedia resources: The PBS KIDS 24/7 Channel provides educational programming for children ages 2-8 throughout the day, seven days a week. (en español)
Ready To Learn
Through the Ready To Learn (RTL) Initiative is an Educational Outreach, Curriculum-based initiatives with our Community Collaboratives For Early Learning Media. WCTE and partners with RTL are able to provide free, evidence-based educational resources that help teachers, caregivers, and parents build early science and literacy skills for America’s children, especially those from low-income communities. https://tn.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/rtl2015/
These partners are: Putnam County School System Extended Learning Programs; Putnam County School System Student Services; Putnam County Library System; Millard Oakley Tennessee Tech STEM Center and Highlands Residential Services.
PBS KIDS Programs with Ready to Learn:
As teachers, students, and families deal with school closures, PBS LearningMedia producers and educators have come together to curate a special collection of resources organized by grade and subject area. Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home. Create a free account to save and organize content. https://tn.pbslearningmedia.org/
Featured lesson plans in this collection contain full contextualization for the media they include. Plan and adapt our lessons in creative ways, using the Lesson Builder tool, Google Classroom, Remind, and more.
For early educators, we’ve assembled packets of printable activities to download and share with parents and students. Check out PBS LearningMedia's PreK-K packet, and Grades 1-2 packets.