The following is a guest post from Katy Kraemer, Early Learning Specialist at Wisconsin Public Television. This information is intended for library staff serving youth and families. Consider these resources for your professional learning and/or to share with your community.
Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
Public Library Development
Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) Education provides innovative, cost-free media to spark curiosity and activate learning at any age! They help learners connect with media in a fun, educational and engaging manner.
Grow and develop young children’s minds with these WPT Education resources and opportunities:
Bright by Text, receive three to five texts per week with information and activities supporting child development, early literacy, prosocial behavior, health, wellness and more! Text the word BADGER to 274-448 to subscribe.
PBS KIDS, discover fun and educational apps, games and videos that are cost-free and easy to download on desktops or devices. https://documentcloud.adobe.com/link/track?uri=urn%3Aaaid%3Ascds%3AUS%3Ac72da77c-b7c6-46d5-b15b-ee7aa6e9be5c
PBS KIDS for Parents, find an abundance of hands-on activities, printables, apps and games featuring PBS KIDS characters that provide tips and resources on planning activities and caring for children.
Ready to Learn, explore Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) themed videos, games, apps, books and hands-on activities featuring PBS KIDS characters, perfect for Family Engagement and Out-of-School Time activities.
PBS KIDS Edcamp, partner with WPT Education in hosting a collaborative, participant-driven professional development event for early learning educators. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-263-1232 for more information.
Discover these resources and more on WPT Education’s website — wpt.org/education.
Questions? Contact WPT Education at email@example.com or 608-263-1232.