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Learning at Home During the COVID-19 Crisis

At-Home Learning - A Michigan Public Media Partnership Detroit Public TV continues to respond to the learning needs of families with children at home as a result of Michigan schools being closed because of the COVID-19 crisis.

Educational Resources

Detroit PBS KIDS builds on the PBS tradition to reach young people in new ways, extend lifelong learning for adults and setting the standard for helping kids become ready to learn. From new parent support through graduation and beyond, Detroit PBS KIDS is a trusted partner and valuable resource for educators, parents and children.

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Educator

Valuable resources for teachers, administrators & educators.

In the Community

Learn how Detroit PBS KIDS is working in your community.

Featured Resources

Pre-School U

Pre-School U

Pre-School U is based on the internationally recognized Five Domains of School Readiness. It provides ideas for fun everyday activities to do with your child to prepare for school.

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Preschool Matters!

Preschool Matters

A series of videos that explains the benefits of preschool – from healthy brain development to future earning potential. Available in three languages: EnglishArabic, and Spanish.

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Early Childhood Educator Tips for Parents

Educator Tips for Preschool Parents

Videos by educators for parents that offer helpful suggestions to get make sure your child is ready for school. Funded by The Kresge Foundation.

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Virtual Field Trips

DIA Virtual Fieldtrip

DIA Virtual Fieldtrip

Learn the science of art conservation. Go behind-the-scenes at the Detroit Institute of Arts with Detroit Public TV Virtual Fieldtrip and go where no one has ever gone before!

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Winged Creatures 360º Virtual Fieldtrip

DPTV, the Detroit Zoological Society, Leslie Science & Nature Center, and the Organization for Bat Conservation explored winged creatures!

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Great Lakes Now Virtual Fieldtrip

Learn more about the importance of coastal wetlands, the danger of algal blooms and a deep dive into lake sturgeon.

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Join us to examine the new policies that impact early childhood field during Covid-19. Also, learn strategies to strengthen relationships with elected officials at the Federal, State and Local levels. Panelists include experts from Hope Starts Here Detroit, Focus: HOPE, The Policy Equity Group, and Michigan.gov.

Visit toolsforhopedetroit.org/ to register.
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As we have food Desert in the city of Detroit we have child care deserts as well. W hat can be done to increase the number of child care businesses that may be strggling to survive as well as those attempting to start? this is crucial to improving the economy.

Hello! Welcome to this evenings Tools For Hope! You can put questions in the chat and we will address them at the end of our session! Glad you could join us!

Meet our next Early Learning Champion, Felecia! Check out her story here:) Thank you Felecia for being a champion for the families that you serve and love on! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations Felecia!!!

Congratulations Felecia ♥️I absolutely love the back pack project!

Carissa Orr — please make sure to share on our Wayne RESA page so our entire GSRP field can celebrate along with Felecia & DPSCD!

Have you checked out our Beta? More coming on Jan. 4 when we add a brand new channel! Teachers and families, we are here to partner with you to reach students! ... See MoreSee Less

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Meemic Foundation

William H Smith & Family

Detroit PBS KIDS is brought to you by:

InPACT   WK Kellogg Foundation   Kresge   Community Telecommunications Network   the Lauren and Phillip Fisher Fund for Children and Education at DPTV Donald and Mary Kosch Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation Elaine and Leo Stern Foundation Michigan Health Fund  William H Smith & Family  United Auto Workers (UAW)  Viewers Like You - Thank You
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