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Playful Learning Workshops

Free PBS & PBS KIDS Resources Available for Teaching in the Classroom & At Home

Join the PBS North Carolina Education team for a series of webinars, highlighting free educational resources available for educators, parents & caregivers in North Carolina. Each webinar will highlight a favorite PBS KIDS program and share simple strategies for using these resources in the classroom and at home. 

There are no future events scheduled at this time. Please check back soon for more Playful Learning Workshops this summer!

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Past Events

Tuesday, 4/25, 6-8 PM

Family Night with “Daniel Tiger”

Join PBS North Carolina’s Education team and your county’s Rootle Ambassador for a free evening of family fun! Discover learning strategies inspired by PBS KIDS’ Daniel Tiger designed to help your little ones handle big feelings. Space is limited; registration is required.

Thursday, 3/30, 6:30 PM

Alma's Way: Authentic Playful Learning Across Platforms 

Participants will hear from Supervising Producer Olubunmi Mia Olufemi about how series’ learning goals are integrated into the show’s storytelling and animation. Moderators will engage in a deeper dive with Alma’s “Think Through” strategy, and how it models a way to think critically and practice responsible decision making.

Tuesday, 3/28, 6 PM

Sparking Curiosity in the Classroom with Elinor Wonders Why

Join us at Pitt Community College as we explore "Elinor Wonders Why" classroom resources developed by PBS LearningMedia that will help you spark curiosity and incorporate science, literacy and social-emotional learning with your students in the classroom.

Tuesday, 2/28, 6:30 PM

Alma's Way: Juego y Aprendizaje Auténtico en Distintas Plataformas

En esta sesión para padres y maestros, Rocío Almanza Guillén, Productora Digital de Alma's Way nos ayudará a conocer mejor a Alma, a su familia, los Rivera y a sus vecinos en el Bronx en NY y explicará la importancia tener a la mano recursos educativos de calidad auténticos, en inglés y en español, que muestren respeto a las audiencias Latinas e Hispanas en Estados Unidos.

This workshop series is made possible by Grant Number 90TP0056-03-00 from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

PBS North Carolina is proud to partner with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.