Resources for Educators

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

Free Resources To Engage Young Learners

PBS KIDS offers this FREE special collection of flexible self-paced learning to help inspire teachers and provide support for the classroom. Choose from several learning experiences designed to spark new ideas and expand your skill set—you may also be able to earn between one to three credit hours.

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Michigan Learning Channel

The Michigan Learning Channel is designed to support teachers and students by offering high-quality, standards-aligned video content that encourages learning both in and out of the classroom. Check out some of the ways MLC’s lessons and resources can be used by teachers.

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In-home Learning

Detroit PBS KIDS Education team is curating in-home lessons for Pre-K through 12th grade during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sign-up for the newsletter, view each resource by day.

PBS LearningMedia

Your direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources.

Digital Adventure: Virtual Field Trips

Go behind-the-scenes at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Venture into the Penguin habitat at The Detroit Zoo, and glide along the Metzger Marsh in Ohio.  Our Virtual Field Trips take you where no one has ever gone before!

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Using Media to Spark Curiosity

Flexible, online professional development for PreK-12 educators.

PBS KIDS Games

Play free learning games with your favorite PBS KIDS characters anytime, anywhere. PBS KIDS Games features top shows, including Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Super Why, and more faves!

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I love, love, love this idea!!!🎃Want to start a new family tradition that will teach your kids about thankfulness? Every night for the month of October, gather as a family, and add a few items to your Thankful Pumpkin 🎃 ! You'll have a beautiful Thanksgiving decoration! ... See MoreSee Less

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Detroit PBS KIDS is brought to you by:

The Children's Foundation   WK Kellogg Foundation   Kresge   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    Viewers Like You - Thank You
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