At-Home Learning

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Public media organizations remain committed to ensuring that all kids statewide have access to educational instruction amid school closures. PBS Wisconsin and Milwaukee PBS, in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI), announce an ambitious new tv broadcast schedule to support At-Home Learning, accompanied by curriculum-aligned digital resources.

Broadcast on The Wisconsin Channel, or PBS Wisconsin-2, and streaming online along with corresponding free digital content for at-home learning and support for teachers navigating this new learning landscape.

Broadcast on The Wisconsin Channel, or PBS Wisconsin-2, and streaming online along with corresponding free digital content for at-home learning and support for teachers navigating this new learning landscape.

Below you will find content that parents, caregivers, PreK-12 teachers and students can start using now to adapt to home learning. Some resources can be received through traditional TV and some through the internet. They are free, curriculum-based and classroom-tested. 

Resources For Home Learning

PBS Wisconsin At-Home Learning: Additional Resources

A curated collection of resources to pair with our weekly broadcast schedule.

PreK-12 Resources for Emergency Closings

Find videos, lesson plans, and activities that support learning at home.

Recursos de PreK-12 para Cierres de Emergencia

En la colección, hay videos, planes y actividades que apoyan el aprendizaje en el hogar.

Grades PreK-2

PBS KIDS Broadcast and Livestream

The 24/7 PBS KIDS Broadcast Channel is available throughout Wisconsin.

PBS KIDS Website

Educational games and videos from Curious George, Wild Kratts and other PBS KIDS shows!

PBS KIDS Daily e-Newsletter

Tips and activities to keep your kids engaged and learning while at home.

Bright by Text

Sign up to receive free tips and learning games with Bright By Text, a free, localized tool for parents and caregivers of children under 8.

Grades 3-5

Wisconsin Biographies

Online and print media resources to enrich social studies and literacy curriculums, using the stories of notable people in Wisconsin history.

Into the Book

Educational videos and online activities (available in both English and Spanish) to teach students how to use eight reading comprehension strategies.

Jo Wilder and the Capitol Case

An online video game that develops historical inquiry and critical thinking skills.

Design Squad Global

Be creative and help people with engineering at DESIGN SQUAD GLOBAL. Watch videos, play games, try activities, and share designs with the community.

Grades 6-12

Making Sense of the Coronavirus Through Media and Storytelling

A journalism curriculum covering the basics of local community journalism, storytelling, scripting and video editing.

Above the Noise

Videos and activities to facilitate drawing informed conclusions while inspiring media literacy and civic engagement.

Crash Course

Fast-paced, imaginative videos on science, social studies, history and literature.

University Place

Educational lectures covering a range of subjects including science, history, business, arts and culture, and more. Broadcast from 2-5 p.m. daily on the Wisconsin Channel.

At-Home Learning Resources

We will routinely update content as our resources evolve. Please let us know about your specific needs for facilitating home learning by reaching out to us at education@pbswisconsin.org.

Are you an educator?

Connect with us on our weekly PBS Wisconsin Educator LIVE! Zoom sessions, subscribe to our education e-newsletter, follow us on the PBS Wisconsin Education Twitter account, and visit our PBS Wisconsin Facebook page for more relevant information to home learning.