Education Resources for Parents and Caregivers

Opportunities for learning are everywhere, but they’re not always easy to spot. Detroit Public TV is here to help by distributing quality programming for adults and children alike, creating education initiatives for those in our community, and providing resources and support for parents and families.

Explore the resource pages below for more information.

PBS Parents

Explore PBS parenting resources and tips on raising children & kids activities

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Pre-School U

Pre-School U

Pre-School U provides ideas for fun everyday activities to do with your child to prepare for school.

Preschool Matters!

Video shorts that explain the benefits of preschool – from healthy brain development to future earning potential. The series is available in English, Arabic, and Spanish.

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.

Letter: Pandemic-era learning tool can help students learn outside the classroom

As we read stories every day about how the pandemic has upended education, so many are looking for new ways to support our children with their learning, given the world’s new realities. There’s a new resource that has brought teachers, administrators, school boards and others together, in full agreement that it can be a positive [...]

National Day of Racial Healing

Tuesday, January 18, 2022, is a day to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. The National Day of Racial Healing is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world. Since its launch …

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