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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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Working Class: Connecting Classrooms & Careers

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Tuesday, May 3rd from 9-11am

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2016 Educational Animation Festival

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Presented by WVIA & Box of Light

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Can Schools Use Federal Funds To Arm Teachers?

Senators from the education committee aired their frustrations about a move to allow school districts to use federal...

Need Help Paying For College? There's An App For That

The U.S. Department of Education has developed a new smartphone app that it hopes will make the notoriously...

Space Mining — Learning How To Fuel An Interplanetary Gas Station

Real space travel will necessitate interplanetary gas stations on the moon, or on asteroids. A Colorado university...

When Florence Hit Her School Community, This Principal Stepped Up

Many of Krista Holland's students have been away from home and out of school for more than week. She says, "The lack...

Students Whose Families Are In The Grips Of The Opioid Epidemic Get Help At School

On Cape Cod in Massachusetts, school districts are using addiction counselors to help kids and their teachers cope...

Private D.C. School Talks To Students About Healthy Relationships

NPR's Renee Montagne asks Georgetown Day School guidance counselor Amy Killy about advising students at the...

Loan Forgiveness Denial; Puerto Rico Schools After Maria; DeVos Calls For Free-Speech

The Education Department offers new findings on student loan forgiveness; Enrollment in Puerto Rico's schools drops...

Data Shows 99% Of Applicants For A Student Loan Forgiveness Program Were Denied

The U.S. Department of Education released new data that show the popular Public Service Loan Forgiveness program is...

How To Talk To Young People About The Kavanaugh Story

In the age of #MeToo, experts say parents are the primary educators about consent, and the current debate offers a...

Are LGBTQ Students Any Safer In Schools Today?

More than 70 percent of LGBTQ youth report feelings of worthlessness and hopelessness in the past week.