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With schools closed due to COVID-19, KERA has curated educational content to keep teachers and parents informed, and to help children stay engaged at home. Programs will air Monday-Friday 6a-6p on KERA TV (Channel 13.1) or streamed at link below.

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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

Parenting Minutes: Parents helping parents with healthy development

Parents narrate these short videos to share ideas and experiences on topics like expressing emotions, healthy nutrition, parenting strategies and early childhood learning. The site also has tips and links to more FREE resources and information. In English and Spanish.

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

Emotional & Mental Health: A KERA resource toolkit 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: 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.

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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Election Connections: Tools for learning about the 2020 elections

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

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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!