Resources for Parents, Families and Educators

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We've done the research and we're pleased to provide you with the following resources that you can trust and rely on. There's a wealth of valuable information for everyone. From childcare providers and educators to parents, grandparents and other members of your family you're sure to find important, valuable and trustworthy information.

WQPT Local Activities
View our listing of station workshops, activities and events.

WQPT Kids Club
Join the WQPT family and receive member invitations and opportunities.

The Learning Triangle
Parents, providers and teachers can use this simple process to incorporate a variety of learning styles—the visual (learn by seeing or writing); the auditory (learn by hearing) and the tactile (learn by doing).

Parenting Counts
This website offers best parenting practices with research-based information about how children think, feel and learn.

PBS children's programming, both on-air and on the web, for kids ages 2–6.

PBS children's programming, both on-air and on the web, for kids in elementary grades.

Watch PBS KIDS GO! Online... featuring clips, episodes and much more.

PBS Kids Island
For emerging readers, this website guides children through 7 different literacy-building levels, including rhyming, letter identification, alliteration, phonics, letter sequencing, phonemic awareness and reading/vocabulary. A progress tracker assists parents and teachers.

PBS LearningMedia
PBS LearningMedia is the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia is free for educators.

PBS Parents
Website with information and advice on child development issues as well as educational activities.

PBS Teacherline
Website for professional development resources and online courses for teachers PreK–12.

Raising Readers
A research-based literacy initiative that uses PBS Kids programs and multimedia content to help improve the literacy skills of children ages 2 through 8.

Reading Rainbow
PBS program website with guidelines, entry forms and information on our regional story contest for Young Writers and Illustrators Contest.

Share A Story
A national literacy campaign designed to inspire adults to help millions of children develop language and literacy skills.

Stay Safe/Play Safe
Borrow a learning box of resources on fire, wheel and poison safety to use in the preschool and early elementary classroom or print out activity sheets for ideas.