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May, 2017 WXXI Education e-Newsletters

Download complete e-newsletter at: http://wxxi.org/education/k12/2017mayNEWS.pdf

PBS Kids

Video clip collection for classroom/home use:

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WXXI’s Daniel Tiger Be A Good Neighbor Day Event:

be a good neighbor day

June 3 11am-3pm: Join WXXI, the Monroe County Library System and Rochester City School District for Be My Neighbor Day at the Central Library (115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY) The event will be full of hands-on learning activities, opportunities to do kind acts for others, meet and greets with local community helpers. Learn More at: wxxi.org/events

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WXXI's Daily Reading & Learning Activity Calendar:

Ideas everyday to promote learning with young children! Great to share with parents! Available in English & Spanish.

Reading Calendar

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New WXXI Kids 24/7 Channel and Live Stream

WXXI Kids 24-7
Go here for schedules and the live stream

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Rochester Teen Film Festival

Call for Entries: Deadline 6/10.

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Homework Hotline

Homework Hotline helps students to learn. During the summer, you can use short video clips to learn about all kinds of interesting topics.

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Statewide funding is provided by New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

Dial-A-Teacher support provided by Rochester Teacher Association (RTA).



The WXXI Education Outreach Center Staff

Educational Outreach Center

Sponsored Content:

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American Graduate

WXXI's American Graduate Initiative:

WXXI's cradle to career initiative to help our community find solutions to ensure a greater number of graduates in the future. Learn More: http://wxxi.org/grad and in the Read Feature Articles
& Watch On-Demand Programming

FB Fever Events

Facebook Fever: How to Unplug & Reconnect With Our Kids (Free Events/Registration required)

Monday, May 8th 2017 One day, two opportunities:

Please register to reserve your seat at either event:http://www.normanhoward.org/facebookfever

See full schedule for events for details.

For parents and professionals:

  • 9:15am Dr. Joe Dilley Workshop, author, The Game is Playing Your Kid, on effects of screentime and his effective strategy to help families achieve life-tech balance.

  • 1pm Dr. Dilley will be on Connections with Evan Dawson at http://wxxinews.org

  • 6pm " Screenagers" Viewing & Discussion Free but reservations required. (See above.)

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Register for Webinars & E-Fieldtrips:


  • Live Classroom E-Fieldtrip: Explore Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary
    May 10th 10am-11am

  • Teacher Training: Digital Adventures: Tech Fun for Summer, May 18th 7-8pm

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Veterans Connection:

Veterans Connection


Vietnam War

Get a first look at the Vietnam War Series Online

30 Minute PBS Preview Program airs on WXXI-Tv May 28th!

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Upcoming Events

Second Opinion Live Audience

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:30am - Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 4:00pm

Have you ever wanted to see how a national TV show is made?

Free Screening & Talkback:

Indie Lens Pop-Up Presents: Real Boy– by Shaleece Haas

Real Boy
on Monday, June 5, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre

Real Boy is the coming of age story of Bennett Wallace Gwizdalski, a charismatic 19-year-old with dreams of musical stardom. The film follows Bennett through the first two years of his gender transition from female to male as he grapples with newfound sobriety, struggles to repair a strained relationship with his mother, and seeks support and mentorship from his musical hero, the well-known transgender folk singer, Joe Stevens.

Learn More: http://wxxi.org/indielens


Professional Development for Adult Literacy Agencies

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