Posted on 9/8/2020
PBS Wisconsin and Milwaukee PBS are partnering with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to support at-home learning for students of all ages during the pandemic by broadcasting weekday television schedules of programming with digital resources that connect to Wisconsinís state academic standards.
Beginning September 1, PBS Wisconsin is dedicating the 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. daytime weekday schedule on Wisconsin PBS. Milwaukee PBS is dedicating the same daytime weekday schedule on WMVT 36.2 to air educational programming that includes English language arts, social studies, science and math. On PBS Wisconsin, additional at-home Learning content is also available in the PBS KIDS broadcast blocks weekdays on PBS Wisconsin-1, and every day on the PBS Wisconsin 24/7 KIDS channel, or PBS Wisconsin-4. On Milwaukee PBS, that content is available on WMVS 10.1 and 10.3.
The special broadcast schedule is also be available to stream online along with corresponding free, curriculum-aligned digital content for any learning environment and support for educators navigating a variety of learning landscapes.
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