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Sit Next To Me Script Competition

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The Sit Next To Me Script Competition is a chance for budding filmmakers to have their Festival film produced with the help of Box Of Light staff.

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Sit Next To Me Film Festival

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Wouldn’t it be nice to hear a positive, interesting, heartfelt, sad, weird and even funny sharing about what separates us and what brings us together?

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WVIA's Summer Reading Challenge Winners

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We're excited to announce that Vivian Sedlack and Morgan Madar are the winners of the first Statewide Summer Reading Challenge!

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Breanna Burd - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Breanna Burd of Southern Columbia is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest winner for her essay about her teacher, Claire Campbell

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Alana Gadola - 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner

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Alana Gadola of Hazleton Area is WVIA's 2018 Great Teachers Essay Contest Winner for her essay about her teacher Angela Glowatch

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Live Action Stop-Animation Educators Workshop from Box of Light

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Helping teachers incorporate stop animation in their classroom to develop information synthesis and collaboration in their students through any subject area.

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Educators Invited to Connect with Award-Winning Television Series

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Teachers, guidance counselors, education administrators and homeschooling parents interested in incorporating practical experiences and career exploration into lesson planning are invited to take part in a free workshop – “Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers” – on Thursday, November 30, from 9-11 a.m., at WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston.

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2017 PBS Digital Innovators Program

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Are you a classroom changemaker? Applications for the PBS Digital Innovator program are being accepted now through February 12, 2017.

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It’s Time to Make Screen Time Family Time

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Today’s children have access to multiple screens – from television and tablets to laptops and smart phones – causing parents to wonder if they may be spending too much time with media. New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) include good news for parents on children’s TV time, placing greater emphasis on the quality of the media kids interact with, rather than the quantit

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Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers

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Tuesday, May 3rd from 9-11am

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WVIA Clubhouse

WVIA Clubhouse

Fun and educational games, upcoming events, Passport 2 Fun and much more!

Artist of the Week

Artist of the Week

Calls attention to high school students who excel in the study of the arts

Scholastic Scrimmage

Scholastic Scrimmage

Quiz show that challenges students from WVIA’s school districts about all academic disciplines

NPR Education News

Chinese Universities Are Enshrining Communist Party Control In Their Charters

Some schools are nixing language about academic freedom and are stressing loyalty to the ruling party, which plants...

High School Play Honors Students Who Fought For MLK Holiday

Nearly 40 years after high school students in Oakland, Calif., campaigned to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a...

'You Need To Act Now': Meet 4 Girls Working To Save The Warming World

"When we organize, we model the world we want to see," says teenager Xiye Bastida. Activist girls like Bastida have...

After A Fall At Baylor, Ken Starr Became A Fox Regular, And Then, A Trump Defender

Ken Starr was stripped of his presidency at Baylor University in 2016, accused of overseeing an administration that...

The News Roundup - International

A new cabinet in Russia, Iran takes responsibility for shooting down a plane and Parnas goes public.

'Get In Line:' What It Takes To Legally Immigrate To The United States

"I am constantly in fear. I think I have a lot of potential, but I sometimes think I could’ve done so much more...

Trump To Unveil New Guidance On School Prayer

President Trump is announcing an initiative to "safeguard" the right of students and teachers to pray in school...

Canceling Student Debt Is Easier Than It Sounds

A little-known provision allows the U.S. education secretary to erase student loan debt without going to Congress...

Analysis Finds Big Differences In School Textbooks In States With Differing Politics

A New York Times analysis of social studies textbooks from California and Texas reveals differences influenced by...

How Making A Podcast Enriched Students' Lives

As NPR rolls out the second annual Student Podcast Challenge, we check in with last year's winners to see what they...