Workshops

The Electric Company Summer Learning and Extended Learning Programs

Each 90-minute workshop focuses on using a fabulous curriculum, based on The Electric Company, to support the valuable learning time that happens out of school.

PBS Tools 101

A 90-minute version of our popular full session!

PBS 101 Early Childhood Track

2 hour workshop. PBS is a treasure trove of digital and non-digital resources for educators. WQED Education Department staff  provide a comprehensive overview of the most useful and well-liked PBS programs and media tools. Explore the full range of PBS materials on literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional wellness in this fast-paced session that integrates games with books, apps, and videos, while connecting home to school and back. You’ll be amazed and well-equipped to harvest every PBS tool! In addition, learn how to use PBS Learning Media. Find out what’s new and explore the many ways in which PBS programming naturally embeds best practices and rich content into a broad range of programs. Intended Audience: Pre K- 3rd grade educators.

PBS 101 Middle School Track

2 hour workshop. PBS is a treasure trove of digital and non-digital resources for educators. WQED Education Department staff  provide a comprehensive overview of the most useful and well-liked PBS programs and media tools. Explore the full range of PBS materials on literacy, numeracy, and social and emotional wellness in this fast-paced session that integrates games with books, apps, and videos, while connecting home to school and back. You’ll be amazed and well-equipped to harvest every PBS tool! In addition, learn how to use PBS Learning Media. Find out what’s new and explore the many ways in which PBS programming naturally embeds best practices and rich content into a broad range of programs. This session will feature STEM and ARTS content for upper grade levels. Intended Audience: 4th – 8th grade educators

Peg+Cat = Math+Music

A 90-minute workshop that focuses on the use of musical strategies to teach mathematics in PBS’s show Peg+Cat!

iPads and Apps

A 90-minute workshop that focuses on using PBS apps on the iPad with an emphasis on supporting educational resources.

Speech and Communication

A 90-minute workshop that focuses on using Super WHY! and other PBS shows for children with special needs around speech.

Parent Workshops

Food for Thought

A 60-minute workshop that focuses on teaching your child healthy eating habits, and learn strategies for coping with uncertain or limited access to affordable, nutritious food with this Sesame Street Toolkit.

For Me, For You, For Later

Learning financial basics can be easy! This 60-minute workshop helps build the foundation for your child to become a financially responsible adult using this Sesame Street Toolkit.

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Call 412.622.1394 to find out more or schedule your training sessions.