Teacher/Parent Resources

READY TO LEARN On Demand/Broadcast
To register for Ready to Learn training – either OnDemand through iTunes
or by watching the training broadcast on KTWU.


PBS Teachers is PBS‘ national web destination for high-quality preK-12 educational resources. Here you’ll find classroom materials suitable for a wide range of subjects and grade levels. We provide thousands of lesson plans, teaching activities, on-demand video assets, and interactive games and simulations. These resources are correlated to state and national educational standards and are tied to PBS’ award-winning on-air and online programming.

PBS Parents is a trusted resource that’s filled with information on child development and early learning. It also serves as a parent’s window to the world of PBS KIDS, offering access to educational games and activities inspired by PBS KIDS programs.

PBS TeacherLine is recognized for its excellence by organizations such as the United States Distance Learning Association, National Education Association, and the Software and Information Industry Association. Our collection of more than 130 top-quality, graduate-level courses for educators spans the entire curriculum: Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, Instructional Technology, Instructional Strategies, and Science. PBS TeacherLine’s online courses were developed to align with national standards developed by leading professional organizations such as NCTM, ISTE, and NCTE.

PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity. By involving parents, teachers, caregivers and communities as learning partners, PBS KIDS helps to empower children for success in school and in life.

PBS Kids Go! is an engaging multimedia destination specifically created for kids in their early elementary school years – an audience with limited choices for age-appropriate content that is both entertaining and educational. With a fun, quirky setting full of surprises, PBS KIDS GO! empowers kids to discover themselves, define the diverse world around them, explore new relationships and embrace a love of learning.

This Lesson Planning Tool will provide an opportunity for you, the Early Childhood professional, to create a lesson plan from one of the PBS program segments and then provides the activity idea, suggested books, as well as ways to stretch the ideas further. This simple database provides activities from six PBS children’s programs that have been aligned with the Kansas Early Learning Standards.