Learning at Home

Dive In To Summer with WITF!

WITF supports children, families, caregivers, and teachers learning at home. Explore PBS KIDS programming, resources, educational activities, and more!

For more information, please contact:
Debbie Riek, WITF’s Director of Education

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WITF’s Learning at Home is supported by

PA Virtual Charter School
Milton Hershey School
Glatfelter Family Foundation


Schedule for PreK through High School | Pennsylvania PBS
Dive into Summer Learning
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Watch WITF Online

Watch WITF

WITF programs and films are FREE to stream. Enjoy a robust selection of our educational programming rich with excellent storytelling.

How to Watch

PBS Learning Media

PBS is a FREE resource for teachers and students to access video, images, games and more. Search by topic, grade level or standard to find resources to enrich learning for PreK-12 students. It is useful for families too.

Pre-K through Elementary


PBS Kids

These apps are free and aligned to learning goals for literacy, STEM, Social Studies and Social Emotional Learning. Once they are downloaded, most of the apps do not require
an internet connection.

Sesame Street In Communities

Sesame Street in Communities

This site provides both professional development and activities for children and families by age group.

Meet The Helpers

MEET THE HELPERS is a public media initiative designed to introduce children to community helpers and practice emergency preparedness. The information is presented through engaging videos and downloadable emergency plans to use at home.

Middle School through High School

PBS News Extra

PBS NewsHour Extra

This site is specifically designed for grade 6-12. It features news, can be searched by subject area like civics or math and includes lesson plans and student voices.

Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Confronting Anti-Black Racism

Use these materials with middle and high school students to help them understand the long history of anti-Black racism in the United States, and think about ways to address it in their own families and communities.

Pennsylvania History


ExplorePAhistory.com provides users with three principal entry points: “Stories from PA History,” “Visit PA Regions,” and “Teach PA History.”

Pennsylvania Environmental History

Rachel Carson at Hawk Mountain

Meet PA conservation heroes who played a key role in protecting the environment in a series of WITF original documentaries and accompanying classroom materials for educators.

Student Reporting Labs

PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs

Includes 10 lesson plans, educator resources and youth reporting efforts.

You can also access a webinar discussing the unit with Q and A from educators across the country.



This site is designed to provide resources for STEM and Computer Science (CS) for educators, students, parents and caregivers.

The Robot Doctor

The Robot Doctor

WQED and RobotWits are partnering to provide this educational video series that extends robotics and mathematics lessons to high school age students during the COVID-19 crisis.

Health & Wellness Resources

Safe Secure Kids


SafeSecureKids.org provides free resources to help caregivers prevent sexual abuse and harassment by communicating with children about respect and consent.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

National Suicide Prevention Hotline

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

Suicide Prevention | Youth.gov

Suicide Prevention | Youth.gov

Developmentally, the years between childhood and adulthood represent a critical period of transition and significant cognitive, mental, emotional, and social change.

Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents & Educators

Preventing Youth Suicide Tips for Parents and Educators

If you or someone you know is suicidal, get help immediately via 911, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK or the Crisis Text Line (text “HOME” to 741741).

Curriculum Connection Schedules

PreK through Elementary

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6am-5pm | PreK through Elementary | How to Watch

Daytime TV - PreK through Elementary Schedule

WITFK PBS Kids 24/7

Watch on the PBS Kids Video app or on our website | How to Watch

WITF PBS Kids 24/7 Schedule

Middle School through High School

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6am-5pm | Middle School through High School | How to Watch

WITF Daytime Schedule | Middle School through High School


6pm-11pm | Middle School through High School | How to Watch

WITF Primetime Schedule | Middle School through High School


Listen on our website | Middle School through High School | How to Listen

Learning at Home is a collaboration of the seven PBS stations in the commonwealth, collectively known as Pennsylvania PBS. Visit pennsylvaniapbs.org to learn more about the statewide project in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Education.