Posts in Category : Education

Last Week in Public Media: The Stories You Missed!

Did you know that there are over 1,300 public radio and television stations across the United States? Collectively, local public radio and television stations reach […]

Happy Fourth of July!

  Today, the Fourth of July, we put on our red, white and blue best in honor of our country’s adoption of the Declaration of […]

Our Favorite Mister Rogers Sweaters for Public Media

Thursday, May 1 marked the 45th anniversary of Mister Rogers‘ heartfelt testimony to Congress to protect public media. We honored this special day, our very […]

Happy Birthday to our Favorite Neighbor, Fred Rogers

We all have our gripes. I hate that when I can’t sleep, I reach for my smartphone. The gentle, soft-spoken man, who would revolutionize children’s […]

Sesame Street Celebrates 44 Years of Success

Forty-four years ago today, Gordon took a girl named Sally on a tour of Sesame Street. Gordon introduced Sally and public television viewers to Sesame […]

PBS Kids Adds Peg + Cat to Teach Kids Math

Peg + Cat Opening Sequence. Video credit: Idaho PTV What does Peg + Cat equal? It equals girls and boys who are good at math! […]

Bill Nye the Science Guy on DWTS Reminds Us Why PBS Rules

  Video: Bill Nye the Science Guy and partner Tyne Stecklein dancing to “Weird Science” on the first episode of DWTS. This week, Dancing with […]

Five Things You Didn’t Know about Public Television

1. Over the course of a year, nearly 90% of all U.S. television households – and 220 million people – watch PBS. Local public radio […]

‘The Ways’ Gives Native American Communities Greater Voice

Living Language from Wisconsin Media Lab on Vimeo. Ron Corn Jr. is one of less than 20 fluent speakers of Menominee, the native language of […]