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Learn at Home, Too!

Montana PBS continues its commitment to make resources available to every Pre-K through 12th grade 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 2pm for kids ages 9 and older for which we’ve created digital curriculum-aligned lesson plans and bonus resources available online. Contact Montana PBS Education staff 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. Explore PBS LearningMedia a FREE website for teachers to use PBS content with students. 

January Curriculum Resources

Watch Learn at Home programs on air and online! These videos are hand-picked monthly by our Education staff 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!


Preview of The Elephant and the Termite


Elephants and termites create lifesaving waterholes for thousands of other creatures.

Becoming Frederick Douglass

A First Look at 'Becoming Frederick Douglass'

Rating: NR

The filmmakers discuss the life of Frederick Douglass.

PK-2 Extras

The Energy Vampire

The Energy Vampire

Rating: TV-Y

To save energy, the kids unplug or turn off things that don't need to be on.

6-8 Extras

American Experience

Ida B Wells : The Advocate


Ida B. Wells was a prominent journalist who exposed racial violence in the South.

9-12 Extras

Indian Relay

Indian Relay


Follow teams from different American Indian communities as they prepare for Indian Relay

Virtual Learning


Google Sites | MTPBS Media Lab


Google Slides | MTPBS Media Lab

March 2022

We Video | MTPBS Media Lab with Finding Your Roots

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.