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Welcome to KERA’s one-stop collection of educational resources for students, teachers and parents. You’ll find thousands of items from trusted sources to enrich lessons 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.”

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 learning project for families

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 sign up!

Families

Sesame Street: for Emotional & Social Growth Activities

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.

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 & young children

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

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Community Life

The resources in this section invite engagement with our local communities and the larger world. Here you'll find events and activities provided by KERA as well as news stories and projects produced by KERA, NPR and PBS.

Community Life

KERA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT FREE kids' movie screening!

Bring the family to a free screening of "Xavier Riddle and the Secret Movie: I Am Madam President" + book signing with co-creator of the Xavier Riddle TV show on PBS. January 25 at the KidFilm Festival. Click for info!

Community Life

PBS NEWSHOUR EXTRA: Free teaching tools on trending issues

This website has hundreds of news-based lesson plans, video clips, discussion questions, student writing and much more. Content is sortable by subject areas ranging from economics and English language arts to technology and arts & culture.

Community Life

Family Reading: Check out books selected by 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

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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 PBS-operated site 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.

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Listenwise: Use KERA to teach about our community

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!

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Math Can Take You Places . . . . . pre-algebra 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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News & Happenings e-newsletter for teachers & librarians

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!