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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 | nikki@montanapbs.org
  • Deanna Mydland | Early Learning Specialist | deanna@montanapbs.org

 

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September 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!

Native America

Comanche Horse Traditions

1:59
Published:
Rating: NR

Horses continue to be an important part of Comanche identity and tradition.

Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn/Arthur's Spelling Trubble
Arthur

Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn/Arthur's Spelling Trubble

24:41
Published:
Expires: 2021-09-24
Rating: TV-Y

Arthur is assigned to Mr. Ratburn's class. He's apprehensive about the spelling bee.

K-5 Extras

History Detectives

Order of Leopold: A Medal of High Honor from Belgium

17:13
Published:
Rating: NR

How did John Goularte, Sr. earn this prestigious medal from the Belgian government?

6-8 Extras

PBS NewsHour

How the pandemic disrupted the lives of American students

3:40
Published:

How the pandemic disrupted the lives of American students

9-12 Extras

Nature

Great White Shark Hunts Fur Seals

2:22
Published:
Rating: NR

A special band of muscle running along its side helps the great white hunt fur seals.

Professional Development for Educators

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 deanna@montanapbs.org.

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.