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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.

For Parents

Tips, tricks, activities to encourage learning and fun – for all ages!

For Educators

Lesson plans, curriculum guides, and more for educators.

For Families

Join us for one of our virtual events – great for the entire family!

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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3 days ago
Tara at Detroit Public Television

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has set a 60% goal for college graduation rate in Michigan. During this conversation at the #MPC21, panelists discuss what it will take to achieve this goal.

Panelists:
Russell A. Kavalhuna, President, Henry Ford College

Richard Pappas, President, Davenport University

Angelique Power, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Skillman Foundation

Nicole Sherard-Freeman, Group Executive, Jobs, Economy, and Detroit at Work, City of Detroit Government

Moderator:
Nolan Finley, Contributor, One Detroit and Detroit Public Television; Editorial Page Editor, The Detroit News
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3 days ago
Tara at Detroit Public Television

LIVE from Mackinac Policy Conference #MPC21

Preparing K-12 for
Postsecondary Success

Panelists: Russell A. Kavalhuna, President, Henry Ford College
Richard Pappas, President, Davenport University
Angelique Power, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Skillman Foundation
Nicole Sherard-Freeman, Group Executive, Jobs, Economy, and Detroit at Work, City of Detroit Government

Moderator: Nolan Finley, Contributor, One Detroit and Detroit Public Television; Editorial Page Editor, The Detroit News

Sponsor: Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation
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4 days ago
Tara at Detroit Public Television

Join WTTW - Chicago PBS and PBS Books via Facebook Live for a Performance and Talk with Kwame Alexander, author of Becoming Muhammad Ali. Brandis Friedman, co-anchor and correspondent for WTTW’s flagship nightly newsmagazine Chicago Tonight and host of Chicago Tonight: Black Voices, will moderate the conversation.

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, publisher, and New York Times bestselling author of 35 books, notably Swing; Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with James Patterson; Booked, longlisted for the National Book Award; Rebound, shortlisted for the prestigious Carnegie Medal (UK); The Undefeated, a picture book illustrated by Kadir Nelson that won the Caldecott and Newbery Medals; and his Newbery Medal-winning novel The Crossover.

Before he was a household name, Cassius Clay was a kid with struggles like any other. You will learn about Cassius’ childhood in Louisville, Kentucky, and how, after a thief stole his bike, Cassius began training as an amateur boxer at age twelve. Just three years later, he won his first Golden Gloves bout and began his transformation into the unrivaled Muhammad Ali.
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5 days ago
Tara at Detroit Public Television

A poll issued by The Skillman Foundation and Michigan's Children finds Michigan residents demand investing in kids be a priority. Across all geographies and demographics, voters expect their dollars to be put to work to help children lead healthy, productive lives. This session will present findings from a statewide poll and what it indicates for policymakers and child advocates.

Panelists: Matt Gillard, President and Chief Executive Officer, Michigan's Children
Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research Partners
Moderator: Angelique Power, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Skillman Foundation
#MPC21
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Meemic Foundation

William H Smith & Family

Detroit PBS KIDS is brought to you by:

The Children's Foundation   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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