Office of Cultural Education

Educational Television & Public Broadcasting

Strengthening Teaching

New York’s Public Broadcasting stations are working to raise student achievement and close the achievement gap by providing high quality multimedia resources for use in teaching and learning.

PBS Learning Media New York External Link Icon provides free access to public television program clips, teachers guides, instructional strategies, and more.

Mission: US External Link Icon Take young learners on a virtual adventure into American History. Mission: US is a new interactive adventure game for grades 5-8.

Cyberchase External Link Icon Animated series promoting elementary level math skills. The Cyberchase website is a treasure trove of videos and math games.

Wide Angle: Window Into Global History External Link Icon Outreach initiative produced by Thirteen/WNET New York to support the teaching and learning of Global History in high school classrooms.

Homework Hotline External Link Icon Students statewide can call in live with their homework question to be answered by the Rochester Teacher Association's Dial-A-Teacher volunteers

PBS Programs A-Z External Link Icon

Tch - Teaching ChannelExternal Link Icon Inspired teaching, like any great art, should be seen. Teaching Channel lifts the curtain on inspiring classrooms at this website and on PBS channels nationwide (check your local listings).

Free Professional Development Workshops External Link Icon Integrating Technology, Media Literacy, VITAL New York, Ready to Learn.


To find out what's on public TV, follow these external links:

Thirteen/WNET, New York City External Link Icon

WMHT, Capital District External Link Icon

WSKG, Binghamton External Link Icon

WNED, Buffalo External Link Icon

WLIW, Long Island External Link Icon

Mountain Lake PBS, Plattsburgh External Link Icon

WXXI, Rochester External Link Icon

WCNY, SyracuseExternal Link Icon

WPBS, WatertownExternal Link Icon

Last Updated: September 8, 2014