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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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NPR Presents Michel Martin: Going There - Civics 101: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

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Tuesday, June 6th at 7pm

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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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A new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds the percentage of Americans who think laws covering the sale of firearms...

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