Support lifelong learning
WHYY Education may be best known for the 11-1/2 hours of children's programming it broadcasts weekdays on TV as well as weekend hours dedicated to children. But that is just the first step on the path to lifelong learning for those who watch. Through on-air programs, off-air outreach programs, live events, professional development opportunities, WHYY Education contributes to the healthy development and education of children, and acts as an educational partner to parents, childcare providers, and educators in the Delaware Valley.
WHYY Education Highlights
- PBS Learning Media PBS Learning Media is the next generation digital media service for pre-K - 16 educators. Bringing together the BEST of public media to enable teachers to be more effective, PBS LearningMedia provides educators with dynamic and engaging digital resources and professional development support. And it's FREE!
- Digital Media Courses for Educators at WHYY Educators participating in professional development courses learn methods for implementing 21st Century Learning Skills in their classrooms. They learn to help their students create digital media and receive tips for integrating those skills into existing curricula and project-based learning approaches.
- WHYY I Like This Book This initiative from WHYY and Verizon encourages students in kindergarten through twelfth grade to share their favorite book through an online questionnaire. If your application is selected, you could potentially appear on WHYY's television stations and web site sharing your favorite book with other students and viewers.
- American Graduate American Graduate: Let's Make it Happen is a public media initiative supported by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to improve high school graduation rates. Public TV and radio stations in 36 states are working with community partners to generate understanding and action regarding the dropout crisis.