No matter what school looks like for you this year, WITF recognizes that children, families and teachers are eager to continue learning together during these uncertain times. Using a wealth of resources, WITF connects you to educational activities, engaging experiences and learning opportunities whether you are in a classroom or learning at home.
Teachers, parents and caregivers: please
explore! We are in this #TogetherPennsylvania.
For more information, please contact: Debbie Riek, WITF’s Director of Education Debbie_Riek@witf.org
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.
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.
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.
PBS American Portrait is an ongoing, evolving initiative that asks you, and people all over the country, to submit your individual stories by responding to one of a number of thought provoking prompts. It’s a chance for you to give us a glimpse into your life, and a chance for you to be heard.
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.
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.