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Welcome to KERA’s new one-stop collection of teaching and learning resources for students, teachers and parents. KERA Learn! pulls together thousands of digital materials from trusted sources to enrich lessons at school and home and promote community engagement. Use the search sentence to find broad topics, filtered by age group, or use the open search box for specific terms like “fractions” or “lesson plan.”
For a quick guide sheet on how to use the Learn! website, CLICK HERE

Families

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Families

Here you will find learning activities, homework resources, and other materials to engage parents and kids away from school.

Families

Start Smart Texas: Early childhood literacy project for families

Start Smart is designed to help parents and caregivers find learning opportunities in everyday situations. Parents can have learning tips sent to their phones. Families also are invited to an event this spring to celebrate learning. Click to learn more!

Families

KERA Kids website

Click to find KERA's daily schedules for children's TV shows. Plus, you can link to videos, games and other activities to extend the skills kids earn from their favorite programs.

Families

PBS Ready To Learn website

PBS Ready To Learn provides free resources to help teachers, caregivers and parents build science and literacy skills in children ages 2 - 8. Introducing key STEM concepts early better prepares children for school and boosts their long-term education opportunities.

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Full STEAM Ahead E-newsletter from KERA

Click to see the latest issue of KERA’s e-newsletter for families of younger children. It features fun activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Subscribe to get your own weekly copy inside!

Community Life

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Community Life

Here you will find resources to foster community engagement, including local journalism from KERA, national broadcasts from NPR and PBS, and projects by KERA that explore the people, institutions, arts and natural resources of North Texas.

Community Life

KERA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Race in America Film Series

KERA is presenting three film screening and conversation events to facilitate a deeper understanding of American minority experiences. Please join us for these free events. Click to find film descriptions and event dates plus resources for classroom and group discussions.

Community Life

One Crisis Away: KERA news reporting

One Crisis Away focuses on North Texans living on the financial edge. The most recent installment, "After the Flood," tells stories of people who evacuated to North Texas after Hurricane Harvey. Follow the series as KERA adds new chapters.

Community Life

PBS NewsHour EXTRA: News for students and teacher resources

PBS created NewsHour EXTRA to engage students in current events and provide tools for teaching about news. The site includes video clips of news stories, lesson plans and many creative activities to encourage deeper thinking.

Community Life

KERA's Art&Seek website

Art&Seek is your source for arts news, stories and events in North Texas. Check out Artist Spotlight, a collection of profiles of North Texas artists, with media clips, Q&As and much more.

School

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School

Here you will find thousands of digital resources to enrich lessons and keep students engaged. The audio and video clips, print materials, lesson plans, activities and other content come from KERA, PBS, NPR and other trusted sources.

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PBS LearningMedia website: Free TEKS-aligned learning resources

This searchable site has more than 100,000 videos, activities, games, lesson plans, articles and other resources. It has something for all grade levels and most subjects, along with tools for lesson prep. LearningMedia is independently operated by PBS.

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KERA Educational Toolkits: Resources for home and school

These toolkits are designed to help teachers and parents discuss complex topics, such as race, financial issues and the arts. Many go with KERA events and reporting projects or PBS documentaries. Resources include videos, discussion tips, lesson plans and more.

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Math Can Take You Places lessons from KERA

Math Can Take You Places teaches key math concepts for grades 3 - 6. The package includes TEKS-aligned lesson plans, videos, games, activities, practice questions and teacher training materials. Most items are in Spanish and English.

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KERA Education News & Happenings E-newsletter

Click to see the latest issue of KERA's e-newsletter for educators. It features enrichment materials, teaching tools, articles on timely topics and much more. Subscribe to get your own bi-weekly copy inside!