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In this early trailer of Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas — airing Wednesday, December 17, 8am & 3pm on WGBY — you can begin to catch the spirit of this beloved monkey and the Man with the Yellow Hat as their gift-giving predicaments are beautifully resolved to reveal the true spirit of the holidays.  On PBS LearningMedia you can learn Curious George’s dramatic origins and how he might never have given the joy he continues to bring children had his creators suffered the plight of millions during the holocaust.
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In the new landmark six-part series, “Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler,” broadcast Tuesdays beginning on WGBY tonight at 8pm and 9pm, viewers take six historic pilgrimages for an in-depth look at some of the world’s major religions. To help teachers bring concepts in comparative religion and geography to life, the new Sacred Journeys with Bruce Feiler PBS LearningMedia collection (more…)

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In addition to this video with support materials for grades 7-12, PBS LearningMedia also offers computer science resources for grades PreK-13+.  This week, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week, you’ll find some of its best computer science resources and tech-themed career profiles  (more…)

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The grand jury decision is now in and the ongoing, history-making events surrounding Ferguson, Missouri, present an important teaching moment.  PBS LearningMedia presents trusted resources to help start a dialogue in your classroom with a timely collection of video clips, discussion questions, and guides covering the violence and civil unrest.  (more…)

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ODD SQUAD, a brand-new PBS KIDS program from the Fred Rogers Company aimed at kids ages 5-8 begins today at 7am & 4:30pm. Two young agents, Olive and Otto, are part of Odd Squad, an agency whose mission is to save the day whenever something unusual happens in their town.   As they problem-solve and set things right, a math concept   (more…)

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Tonight at 10:00 WGBY airs Independent Lens Happiness, which looks at how television may affect Peyangki, a Bhutanese child, when his remote village is connected to electricity.  How will the images coming from access to 46 television stations for 13 hours every day shape him?  A PBS NewsHour classroom resource looks at how poetry (more…)

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You can again view the recently aired Ice Warriors:  USA Sled Hockey this Saturday, November 15, at 7:30pm on WGBY’s World channel  or at various other times that you’ll find on our website.  In addition to the stories of inspiring athletes that you’ll see, you can find classroom resources (more…)

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