Below are additional resources from PBS and other stations that educators from our member school districts may find useful. If you have a link or another resource you would like to share, or would like more information on any of the following resources, please email Andrea O’Neill at andreao’firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jane Austen English Literature Teacher Guide
Uses the Masterpiece Theatre Jane Austen series to teach English Literature. Guides include summaries and activity suggestions
The War Veterans History Project Field Guide and Toolkit
Contains tips for conducting interviews of war veterans, including question suggestions, how to setup the interview, equipment needed and all guidelines and data forms necessary to submit the interview to the Library of Congress Veterans History Project
This preschool caregiver guide explores cultures, traditions, people and places from around the world. Written in both English and Spanish
WVIA has many issues of this short kids magazine, ranging in topics from music to art to health and wellness to how best to spend TV time. For grades preK-2. Certain issues are available in both English and Spanish.
Mister Rogers: What to Do with the Mad You Feel?
A small brochure that helps parents, teachers and kids to sort out and verbalize those feelings and cope with anger.
Its a Big Big World Posters
Helps elementary students become active in being good stewards of the Earth
Other Fun Stuff
WVIA has many bookmarks, posters, stickers and other fun stuff featuring PBS characters and productions. Great for teacher prize boxes, goodie bags or classroom deocoration.
Tour the WVIA Studios located in Pittston, PA
See how a television and radio station works. Take your students through the process of documentary creation. Explore career possibilities from TV Production to Marketing and Financing to Communication. Contact Andrea O’Neill (570 602-1182) to schedule a tour for high school students or Debby Konnick, WVIA Clubhouse Mom (570 602-1127) to schedule a tour for elementary students and scouting groups.