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While schools are closed and family plans are disrupted due to COVID-19, KERA is providing educational content and resources to help families care for children’s health and emotions.

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Families

Families

KERA Community Engagement: Summer Learning Challenge

This FREE program brings daily activities, virtual events, reading recommendations and more right into your home to keep children engaged and learning through the summer. Click to get started!

Families

Parenting Minutes: Videos and Tips for Healthy Development

Watch these short videos for insights on healthy eating, sharing emotions, parenting strategies and other topics important to early childhood learning. You’ll also find parenting tips and links to more FREE resources and information. In English and Spanish.

Families

Start Smart Texas: Early Childhood Texting Service

Start Smart is a free texting service that sends tips on child development and early learning to help parents prepare children to succeed in school. In English and Spanish. 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

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead E-newsletter for Parents & Kids

Click to see KERA’s e-newsletter for families with younger kids. It features parenting tips and fun activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Subscribe to get your own weekly copy!

Community Life

Community Life

Toolkit on Race, Protests and African American History

KERA curated these resources to provide context for why demonstrations have arisen across the US and the world in response to George Floyd’s death in police custody. We hope they will stimulate discussions among parents, teachers, students and others.

Community Life

Emotional & Mental Health: Resources for Kids of All Ages

KERA curated these resources to help kids deal with the various ways coronavirus and other stressful events their lives. Families will find videos, activities, articles and other materials to provide help in kid-friendly terms.

Community Life

Sesame Street: Activities for Emotional & Social Growth

Sesame Street‘s ageless message is that everyone, no matter who they are or where they are from, deserves respect, opportunity, laughter and joy. Click for resources to help children live their best lives and guide adults who support their growth.

Community Life

Family Reading: Books Selected by the Dallas Public Library

Find your family’s next great read on this virtual carousel of books for children and young adults recommended by the Dallas Public Library. Themes change each month so check often!

Community Life

KERA's Art&Seek Website

Art&Seek is your source for arts news, feature profiles and events in North Texas. Check out Art&Seek Jr. for frequent updates on events for kids and families across the region.

School

School

Summer Bridge to Math Success Math Classes on KERA TV

KERA and Dallas ISD are working to stem learning loss from COVID closures by providing math lessons on TV. Click to find broadcast times for lessons created by Dallas ISD teachers -- plus extras from KERA to boost math learning.

School

PBS LearningMedia: Great TEKS-aligned Resources

This FREE site from PBS has thousands of videos, activities, games, lesson plans, articles and other free teaching resources for all grade levels and subjects, along with tools for lesson prep. It also highlights KERA projects and events.

School

Election Connections: Tools for Engaging with 2020 Elections

Elections are a great opportunity for learning about U.S. civic life and history. KERA has created classroom lessons and assembled other resources to help teachers, students and voters explore all parts of the election process.

School

Math Can Take You Places . . . . . Pre-algebra Lessons from KERA

This service takes reporting from KERA and NPR and adds discussion questions, story transcripts and other teaching tools. Story topics relate to English language arts, science, social studies and current events. Click to try it out free of charge!

School

News & Happenings E-newsletter for Educators

Click to see KERA's e-newsletter for educators. It features instructional content, teaching tools, articles on timely topics, training opportunities and much more. Subscribe to get your own copy of each issue!

Families

KERA Community Engagement: Summer Learning Challenge

This FREE program brings daily activities, virtual events, reading recommendations and more right into your home to keep children engaged and learning through the summer. Click to get started!

Community Life

Toolkit on Race, Protests and African American History

KERA curated these resources to provide context for why demonstrations have arisen across the US and the world in response to George Floyd’s death in police custody. We hope they will stimulate discussions among parents, teachers, students and others.

School

Summer Bridge to Math Success Math Classes on KERA TV

KERA and Dallas ISD are working to stem learning loss from COVID closures by providing math lessons on TV. Click to find broadcast times for lessons created by Dallas ISD teachers -- plus extras from KERA to boost math learning.

Families

Parenting Minutes: Videos and Tips for Healthy Development

Watch these short videos for insights on healthy eating, sharing emotions, parenting strategies and other topics important to early childhood learning. You’ll also find parenting tips and links to more FREE resources and information. In English and Spanish.

Community Life

Emotional & Mental Health: Resources for Kids of All Ages

KERA curated these resources to help kids deal with the various ways coronavirus and other stressful events their lives. Families will find videos, activities, articles and other materials to provide help in kid-friendly terms.

School

PBS LearningMedia: Great TEKS-aligned Resources

This FREE site from PBS has thousands of videos, activities, games, lesson plans, articles and other free teaching resources for all grade levels and subjects, along with tools for lesson prep. It also highlights KERA projects and events.

Families

Start Smart Texas: Early Childhood Texting Service

Start Smart is a free texting service that sends tips on child development and early learning to help parents prepare children to succeed in school. In English and Spanish. Click to learn more!

Community Life

Sesame Street: Activities for Emotional & Social Growth

Sesame Street‘s ageless message is that everyone, no matter who they are or where they are from, deserves respect, opportunity, laughter and joy. Click for resources to help children live their best lives and guide adults who support their growth.

School

Election Connections: Tools for Engaging with 2020 Elections

Elections are a great opportunity for learning about U.S. civic life and history. KERA has created classroom lessons and assembled other resources to help teachers, students and voters explore all parts of the election process.

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.

Community Life

Family Reading: Books Selected by the Dallas Public Library

Find your family’s next great read on this virtual carousel of books for children and young adults recommended by the Dallas Public Library. Themes change each month so check often!

School

Math Can Take You Places . . . . . Pre-algebra Lessons from KERA

This service takes reporting from KERA and NPR and adds discussion questions, story transcripts and other teaching tools. Story topics relate to English language arts, science, social studies and current events. Click to try it out free of charge!

Families

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead E-newsletter for Parents & Kids

Click to see KERA’s e-newsletter for families with younger kids. It features parenting tips and fun activities in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). Subscribe to get your own weekly copy!

Community Life

KERA's Art&Seek Website

Art&Seek is your source for arts news, feature profiles and events in North Texas. Check out Art&Seek Jr. for frequent updates on events for kids and families across the region.

School

News & Happenings E-newsletter for Educators

Click to see KERA's e-newsletter for educators. It features instructional content, teaching tools, articles on timely topics, training opportunities and much more. Subscribe to get your own copy of each issue!