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Learn at Home, Too!

This Fall, Montana PBS continues its commitment to make resources available to every Pre-K through 12 student and teacher who needs educational resources for learning at home, whether it’s for a few days, or throughout the academic year. Enjoy award-winning children’s programming every weekday morning and afternoon for children ages 3-8, plus selected programs broadcast from 12noon to 3pm for kids ages 9 and older for which we’ve created digital curriculum-aligned lesson plans and bonus resources available online. Contact our Education team to learn how to get the most out of Montana PBS Learn at Home, Too!

  • Nikki Vradenburg | Director of Education |
  • Deanna Mydland | Early Learning Specialist |


Did you know you can stream MontanaPBS online? Click below to view our livestream and have instant access to our broadcast curriculum-based programming.

January Curriculum Resources

Watch Learn at Home programs on air and online! These videos are hand-picked monthly by our Education team. Enjoy the video below and then click the buttons to explore FREE digital teaching resources on PBS LearningMedia. Reach out to our Education team for help using Learn at Home programming in your classroom!

A More or Less Perfect Union, A Personal Exploration by Judge Douglas Ginsburg

Series Preview | A More or Less Perfect Union


Explore the document that governs those who govern us: the American Constitution.

History Detectives

Propaganda Leaflet, Tiffany Window & Spanish Civil War Eulogy

Rating: NR

Decoding a propaganda leaflet, the women behind Tiffany and a father's forgotten tribute.

K-5 Extras

Meet Elinor
Elinor Wonders Why

Meet Elinor

Rating: TV-Y

Meet Elinor, the curious bunny.

6-8 Extras


Living Volcanoes

Expires: 2023-01-01
Rating: TV-PG

Uncover the variety of activity that occurs on the slopes of active volcanoes.

9-12 Extras


Butterfly Blueprints Preview


Explore how the scientific secrets of butterflies are inspiring technological innovations.

Virtual Learning

Nikki Vradenburg

Canva | MTPBS Summer Media Lab

Canva is a free digital tool that works across all devices and allows teachers and students to create digital graphics, posters, brochures and more. 

Nikki Vradenburg

ParentsPartners: Digital Tools for Parent Communication

Effective communication between homes and schools can be essential in helping students experience success in the classroom.

Nikki Vradenburg

The Perfect Blend! Blended Learning in the K-5 Classroom

Nikki Vradenburg presents a session to elementary teachers about blended learning tools and strategies.

Unplugged Learning Menus for Grades 1-12

These fun unplugged activities will help keep you and your family busy and active while your school is closed or while practicing social distancing. Click on the poster image below to download the PDF. Questions? Contact Deanna, our Early Learning Specialist, at

Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 1-2
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 7-8
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 3-4
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 9-10
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 5-6
Unplugged Learning with MontanaPBS Grades 11-12

Additional Resources for Learning at Home

Press Releases

Learn at Home, Too! Launches Sept. 2021

This fall, MTPBS will continues its commitment to make resources available to every Pre-K through 12 student and teacher who needs educational resources for distance learning. 

Learn at Home Curriculum Returns Sept. 8

As schools navigate balancing in-person and distance learning, Montana PBS will continue to support educators and families by launching a fall Learn at Home broadcast curriculum and

PBS and WGBH to Provide At-Home Learning Programs

As schools across the country close in response to the COVID-19 virus, PBS and WGBH Boston have partnered to support distance learning.