For Families, Parents & Educators
WQED Film Academy On Location
Educators, discover what WQED Film Academy On Location can do in your school or camp! WQED Film Academy teaches and empowers students to create digital media that matters. We guide, mentor, and educate students during their time with us, and beyond. But we don’t just do it at WQED Studios. We bring the studio experience to your location!
iQ smartparent is an Emmy Award-winning program about parenting in the digital age. iQ smartparents are a community of parents, caregivers, educators and experts who want to understand the opportunities and challenges of media as it relates to child development.
WQED's Super Teachers are an elite and well-trained group of teachers, instructional coaches, and PBS fans who use an “interactive discovery” approach toward teaching professionals. Our Super Teachers and staff provide a useful, child-engaging set of practical courses that feature PBS programs, case studies, standards-aligned and highly effective evidence-based curriculum. We hope you’ll join us!
The Remake Learning movement is a network of educators, artists, entrepreneurs, mentors, and community leaders. They’re working to re-imagine and re-envision the way education works. Thousands of people are part of this network, which is celebrating its 10th year of shaping the future of teaching and learning in the Pittsburgh region and across the nation.
The Marcus L. Ruscitto Charitable Foundation’s “Know What’s Right, Do What’s Right” campaign reaches young children throughout the Pittsburgh region—in preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school—with solutions that begin to prepare them to confront this troubling behavior.
PBS Parents is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on child development and early learning. It also serves as a parent's window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.
The August Wilson Education Project
In February 2015, the PBS series American Masters and Pittsburgh’s WQED presented the documentary, August Wilson: The Ground on Which I Stand, the definitive story of the most prolific playwright of the last half of the 20th century. The August Wilson Education Project will equip and empower high school educators to engage their students in meaningful ways around the life, work, and cultural impact of August Wilson.