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You’ve come to this site because you are interested in learning about UNC-TV's educational service. Whether you want to attend an UNC-TV workshop, attend a community event, learn about our collaboration with community partners such as colleges/universities, schools, preschool and elementary schools, veteran organization, healthcare providers, or learn about our many local and national programs, this is the place for you. You may see UNC-TV's education staff in many places across NC. Also, see a list of the some of the resources available to help you in the home, classroom, or community.
Technology Resources for the Classroom
Interactive Whiteboard Games
PBS KIDS provides an array of interactive whiteboard games for educators. All programs and games are age-appropriate and linked to subjects such as language arts, the arts, math and social science. Students will enjoy participating in these collaborative, fun and engaging experiences, while exploring curriculum from trusted programs such as Arthur, Clifford, Curious George, Sesame Street, Sid the Science Kid and Super Why.
Click here to learn about the interactive whiteboard games.
Cick here to see interactive whiteboard games from PBS KIDS Lab.
PBS KIDS Raising Readers
Teachers are always looking for innovative and researched-based materials. As the 2012 Elections is approaching, PBS offers teacher and caregiver helpful resources. Click here to see election resources.
Sesame Street "Math is Everywhere" Kit
Math is an essential component of learning and success. Sesame Street Math Is Everywhere aims to help parents, caregivers, and educators help young children explore and understand math in the everyday world. By focusing on the broad thinking and reasoning skills required to master mathematics, Math Is Everywhere hopes to use math as an early starting point for empowering children's learning across the curriculum for years to come. Sesame Street and PNC Financial Services believes that "every child has the potential to do something great!" Click here to download a free kit.
New to PBS - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
A new generation of preschool 'neighbors' will experience the beloved Neighborhood of Make Believe, as inspired by the award winning Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, with the new PBS show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. Daniel is the four year son of the original shows Daniel Stripped Tiger and he invites children into his world and to increase social-emotional development. Music is a great way to deal with emotions or your feelings, so try out this activity from the website: http://pbskids.org/daniel/games/music/.
Week of the Young Child ™ (WOYC)- April 14-20, 2013
UNC-TV, Wake Association for the Education of Young Children (Wake aeyc), Wake County Regional Libraries, Meredith College, and Wake Technical Community College join forces to celebrate the 2013 Week of the Young Child™ library event. The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), focusing public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. The 2013 theme is Early Years Are Learning Years®.
Families with children 8 years old and younger are invited to attend special celebrations at the Wake County Regional Libraries. The Library events will include story time activities, such as read-alouds, singing, and puppet shows presented by student volunteers from Meredith College and Wake Technical Community College, followed by hands-on activities including book making and puppet crafts.
On Sunday, 4/14/2013 at Eva Perry Regional Library, 2100 Shepherd's Vineyard Dr. Apex, NC 27502 the festivities start at 2:00 p.m. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. UNC-TV’s Betsy from Betsy’s Kindergarten Adventures will host a meet and greet during the hands-on craft time. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-387-2100
On Sunday, 4/14/2013 at Cameron Village Regional Library, 1930 Clark Ave. Raleigh, NC 27605 the festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. From 2:30 - 3:00 p.m. UNC-TV's Read-a-Roo will host a meet and greet during the hands-on craft time. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-856-6710
On Sunday, 4/14/2013 at Southeast Regional Library 908 7th Ave. Garner, NC 27529 the festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-662-2250
On Sunday, 4/14/2013 at East Regional Library 946 Steeple Square Ct. Knightdale, NC 27545 the festivities will begin at 2:00 p.m. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-217-5300
On Monday, 4/15/2013 at North Regional Library 7009 Harps Mill Rd. Raleigh, NC 27615 the festivities will begin at 7:00 p.m. From 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. UNC-TV's Read-a-Roo and Betsy from Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures will host a meet and greet during the hands-on craft time. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-870-4000
On Wednesday, 4/17/2013 at West Regional Library 4000 Louis Stephens Dr. Cary, NC 27519 the festivities will begin at 7:00 p.m. From 7:30 - 8:00 p.m. UNC-TV's Read-a-Roo and Betsy from Betsy's Kindergarten Adventures will host a meet and greet during the hands-on craft time. Please contact the library for more information and to register for the event: 919-463-8500.
Also, literacy gift baskets will be given away at each of the 18 Wake County Libraries with youth services, as well as through the Book Mobile, at the end of WOYC. Parents who check out 5 books for their child during the Week of the Young Child are automatically entered in the raffle. Ask your local librarian for more information and UNC-TV's Pamela Orr, Prek-12 Director, at 919-549-7149. Please visit www.wakeaeyc.org for details on these, and other Week of the Young Child events.
UNC-TV has four major strategic goals for our educational outreach efforts:
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