PBS LearningMedia Unveils New Design and User Experience for Pre-K Through 12th Grade Educators and Students

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Just in time for the new school year, PBS and WGBH today unveiled the new PBS LearningMedia website, making thousands of digital resources more accessible to educators and students across the country. New features include simple browsing by curriculum area, state/national standards and grade; improved search functionality; a refreshed look and easier access to local PBS station resources.

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PBS Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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PBS Programs, Including the 31ST ANNUAL HISPANIC HERITAGE AWARDS, and Special Episodes from POV, GREAT PERFORMANCES and ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Highlight Latinx Culture and Influence

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The 'Overparenting' Crisis In School And At Home

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Cutting kids' meat or doing their laundry can undermine their sense of self-worth, two books argue.

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How The Science Of Learning Is Catching Up To Mr. Rogers

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The popular film Won't You Be My Neighbor? shows how the topics — and the format — Fred Rogers brought to TV are as relevant to education and child development as they ever were.

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iTeach: A Guide To The Most Useful Apps For The Classroom

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Here are five educational apps — endorsed by an expert — that teachers love. Plus, what teachers can look for when choosing apps for the classroom.

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Raising Brilliant Kids — With Research To Back You Up

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Two experts believe that six C's form a framework that can help parents guide kids as they grow.

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PBS KIDS Goes Back to School with Free Resources for Parents and Teachers and First-Ever DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD Movie

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As summer winds down, PBS KIDS will offer a variety of resources to help kids kick off the new school year. This September, PBS KIDS will premiere the first-ever movie from the beloved series from Fred Rogers Productions, DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD, which will explore social/emotional-based school-readiness themes.

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PBS Wants YOU to Join THE GREAT AMERICAN READ

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The First-of-Its-Kind National Celebration of Books Combines Original Digital Content, Multi-Platform Resources, National Partnerships and Local Activities Taking Place in Communities Around The Country.

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Scared Of Math? Here's One Way To Fight The Fear

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Kids and grown-ups can both experience anxiety when it comes to math. One college professor has an assignment to help banish the dread.

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Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

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Many experts on kids and technology are also parents — and they don't necessarily hold themselves up as paragons for parenting in a time when screens are everywhere.

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Your Turn: When Parents Push Too Hard ... Or Not Enough

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As a parent, did you ever push your child in ways you now regret – or not push enough? Or when you were a child, did you ever feel pushed too hard or not enough? These were the questions we posed to you, our audience. Read the responses.

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Century-Old Decisions That Impact Children Every Day

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Alexandra Lange's new book has insights on the influence of school and classroom design on children's learning throughout history.

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What Teens Really Say About Sex, Drugs And Sadness

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A new survey of America's youth offers more than a few surprises — and raises some important red flags.

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A Guide To Parental Controls For Kids' Tech Use

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How do you make sense of all the different options out there?

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THE GREAT AMERICAN READ, a New Multi-Platform PBS Series, Reveals List of America’s 100 Favorite Novels

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Summer Reading on Your Mind? Check out this list!

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