2018 Arizona PBS Kids Writers Contest: The 2018 Arizona PBS Kids Writers Contest is open to all Arizona Kindergarten through Fifth Grade (K-5) students. The contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading and writing skills through hands-on active learning. We look forward to reading all your entries. The deadline is July 9, 2018. Good luck!
American Graduate: American Graduate is using local and national reporting to help with the growing drop out crisis in Arizona. American Graduate Champions is a program that recognizes student success and lauds mentors for their motivation and achievements with kids.
PBS Teacherline: With PBS Teacherline, teachers both beginning and experienced can utilize facilitated, self-paced professional development classes in topics such as science, reading, social studies, math and more. Teachers can find a class that fits their schedules.
Yelp: The Yuma Early Literacy Project provides six different literacy workshops for parents and caregivers in Yuma County. The workshops are each different and offer strategies and resources to enhance the language development of children.
Registry: The Registry provides the early childhood workforce in Arizona a platform to gather necessary training for professional development, and archive them all in one convenient location. On top of that, there are scholarship options for early educators who want to further their education.
Bright: Bright by Text is a free messaging service meant for parents and caregivers of children zero to 5-years-old. This service is exceptionally useful to those parents and caregivers who live in secluded, low-income areas. The material is comprised of research-based content from platforms like Bright by Three, PBS Kids and others.
Read On: The goal of Read On Arizona is to create an effective continuum of services to improve language and literacy for children from birth to age eight. With the support of different kinds of agencies, philanthropic groups and community stakeholders, Read On is committed to creating an efficient literary system for every child.
Arizona PBS LearningMedia: PBS LearningMedia is a valuable resource for teachers across all age groups and experience level. If teachers register for a free account, they have access to resources such as lesson plans, videos, teaching ideas and more!
PBS Parents: 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.
ARIZONA PBS KIDS: Arizona PBS KIDS features an array of programming to help young children master important skills, ranging from reading and basic math and science to problem solving and emotional skills.