KNPB Education Services: Ready to Learn

The PBS Ready To Learn initiative is a nationwide effort using on-air, online, and print resources to help parents, caregivers, and early childhood educators prepare children for success in school. Locally, KNPB is bringing these resources to communities in northern Nevada and northeastern California. 

As part of our Ready To Learn service, we offer free Ready To Learn workshops specifically developed for PreK through 4th grade students for educators and community educational organizations. An engaging video clip, a read aloud, and fun hands-on activities are integrated into each workshop. Lessons are aligned to the Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and Social Studies Standards. All materials are supplied, and a trained facilitator will lead the 45-60 minute workshop.

An assessment of our Ready To Learn service (conducted in conjunction with the University of Nevada, Reno) indicates there is significant value in spending time in our workshops as they maximize greater learning outcomes through novelty instruction.

Workshop topics include: math, literacy, science, engineering and financial literacy. Click here to see Preschool, Kindergarten-4th Grade and Financial Literacy workshop offerings.

For more information, contact Joy Foremaster, Education Coordinator at joyf@knpb.org or 775.682.7823. 

Ready To Learn Workshops

Ready To Learn Workshops

An engaging video, a read aloud and fun hands-on activities are integrated into the workshop. Lessons are aligned to the CCSS and NGSS. Click the title above for current workshops.

Financial Literacy Workshops

Financial Literacy Workshops

Children are introduced to important financial skills. Lessons are aligned to the CCSS, NGSS and Social Studies Standards. Click the title above for current workshops.

KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

KNPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest

A local contest designed to promote the advancement of literacy skills through hands-on, active learning with children in grades K-3 submitting their original stories.

KNPB Education Services in 2018-19
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