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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!

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KERA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT Sesame Street Turns 50!

Join KERA in a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of this groundbreaking show, with its vivid characters in a community where everyone counts! Mark your calendar for a fun, free Sesame Street event on July 6!

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 STEAM Ahead newsletter for parents & young children

Click to see the latest issue of KERA’s e-newsletter for families of 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

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.

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KERA COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT The Summer Learning Challenge

This program of activities, events, reading resources and more will keep families engaged and learning through the summer. This year highlights PBS characters from Sesame Street, Peg+Cat, Ready Jet Go! and Molly of Denali (a new show this summer).

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Family Reading: Check out books listed 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 with the season so check often!

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One Crisis Away -- a KERA news reporting project

This ongoing series looks at North Texans living on the financial edge. Topics include "The Price of Prison," "Drowning in Debt" and "Nowhere to Go" (how gentrification affects old neighborhoods). Follow the award-winning series as we add new chapters.

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 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 stories to teach listening comprehension

Click to find stories from KERA and NPR, supplemented with teaching resources. Help build listening skills and teach about topics in English language arts, science, social studies and current events. Search for “KERA” to find local stories.

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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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Education News & Happenings newsletter for teachers & librarians

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!