At-Home Learning

Vermont PBS has partnered with the Vermont Agency of Education to provide for continuity of learning for Vermont students and school communities during the COVID-19 outbreak, allowing Vermont teachers and students access to free educational resources via television broadcast throughout the duration of school closures.

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How It Works

Vermont PBS broadcasts specialized learning content each weekday from 7:00 am- 3:00 pm on our MAIN channel, and 12:00 pm-5:00 pm on our PLUS+ channel this summer. Combined with the resources found below, teachers and caregivers can develop an at-home curriculum that includes playful linked to learning objectives.

These programs are all available on television according to the schedule, many can be streamed on demand (some programs make require PBS Passport.)

Attention Burlington / Plattsburgh Dish Network subscribers: Our Plus+ and Kids channel have been added to channels 35 and 36 during the At Home Learning programming. Please contact Dish for details and questions.

How to Get Started

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We will be updating this page frequently with new schedules and resources.

Select the appropriate channel below

  • Our MAIN channel will feature programming for Pre-K to Grade 8.
  • Our PLUS+ channel will feature programming for Grades 6 to 12.

Download the channel schedules via links below for an easy glance of the week.

Identify programs and related teaching resources

Each program on the schedule will have related resource page which gathers a collection of supports for families and teachers. Education specialists have also organized standards-based resources connected to episodes. Gather and download all materials before watching the programs. These resources will change each week, so be sure to have the latest materials as you plan.

Watch, teach and learn!

Vermont PBS is proud to support distance learning during this critical time, further extending our mission to families without access to adequate internet broadband by providing similar learning opportunities via broadcast. To create your own FREE PBS LearningMedia account start here and watch Tips for Distance Learning to learn ways to use interactive media and curriculum together. Watch video tutorial below for more info.

Video Tutorial on using this page and Learning Media

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Find more Summer Resources on our
Vermont PBS Kids’ Corner.

Summer Learning Connections for Families and Out-of-School Time

Enjoy these great enrichment resources created through the Ready to Learn Grant and PBS Parents. Click to see digital collections or simply print related learning resource.

Find more episodes and learning connections on our At-Home Learning Schedule including the Agency of Education’s new Incorporating PBS documents.

To find out more about early learning opportunities at home you can also search the Agency of Education VELS Resources for Families or the PBS Parent Activities Finder

Incorporating PBS Into Your Classroom Guides (Preschool to Grade 5)

Use these resources to develop or supplement your students’ at-home curriculum, including activities, assignments and learning objectives. We will continue to create weekly standards-based episode connections along with our NEW Incorporating PBS summaries to ease access points for planning.

Just click on the name of the program to view its accompanying resource page.

Week of July 13 - 17

Educational programming for

Preschool to Grade 8

Start here:

Download Main Channel Weekly Programming Schedule (pdf)

Curriculum Resources

Preschool - Grade 3 | 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Peg + Cat - 7 a.m.

PBS Kids: Peg +Cat: Big Problems- Activity Plan Summer Adventure

Monday, July 13 - The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem

Tuesday, July 14 - The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem

Wednesday, July 15 - Yet Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem

Thursday, July 16 - The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem

Friday, July 17 - The Wonderland Problem/The Bat Mitzvah Problem

Monday, July 13 - The Baby Problem/The Sparkling Sphere Problem

Tuesday, July 14 - The Magic Uke/The Rocking Out Problem

Wednesday, July 15 - Y et Another Tree Problem/The Romeo and Juliet Problem

Thursday, July 16 - The Play Date Problem/The Blabberwocky Problem

Friday, July 17 - The Wonderland Problem/The Bat Mitzvah Problem

Odd Squad - 7:30 a.m.

PBS Learning Media:Odd Squad Math After School Adventure

Monday, July 13 - Odd in 60 Seconds / Villain Networking (Time- One Minute/ line graphs)

Tuesday, July 14 - Hold the Door/Flatastrophe (Number operations; working with addition and subtraction equations/Geometry; identifying and comparing 2D and 3D shapes)

Wednesday, July 15 - Music of Sound (Venn Diagram and Sound)

Thursday, July 16 - Rise of the Hydraclops/O is Not for Old (Measurement; length/Data collection and analysis; using tally marks to record data)

Friday, July 17 - Portalandia/Slides and Ladders (Tessellations/Negative Numbers)

Hero Elementary - 8:00 am

Monday, July 13 - A Leg Up/Sneezitis Solution

Tuesday, July 14 - With a Little Push/Track That Pack

Wednesday, July 15 - A Leg Up/Sneezitis Solution

Thursday, July 16 - Hatch a Plan/The Invisible Force

Friday, July 17 - The Butterfly Chasers/Something Shady

Curious George 8:30 a.m.

Monday, July 13 - Goes for 100/Fearless George

Tuesday, July 14 - George’s Amazon Adventure/Monkey Senses

Wednesday, July 15 - Spy Monkey/Castle Keep

Thursday, July 16 - The Fully Automatic Fun Hat/Creatures of the Night

Friday, July 17 - Planet Monkey/Tortilla Express

Wild Kratts 9:00 a.m.

Monday, July 13 - Amazin Amazon

Tuesday, July14 - The Great Froggyback Ride

Wednesday, July 15 - Parrot Power

Thursday, July 16 - Iron Wolverine

Friday, July 17 - Amazin Amazon

Molly of Denali9:30 a.m.

Monday, July 13 - Rocky Rescue/Canoe Journey

Tuesday, July 14 - Stand Back Up/Seal Meal

Wednesday, July 15 - Sap Season/Book of Mammoths

Thursday, July 16 - Reading the Mud/Unsinkable Molly

Friday, July 17 - Seal Dance/Snowboarding Qyah Style

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 10 a.m.

Monday, July 13 - Winston Churchill & Cleopatra

Tuesday, July 14 - Lou Gehrig & Marie Owens

Wednesday, July 15 - Zora Neale Hurston/Charles Dickens

Thursday, July 16 - Mary Leakey &Alexander Hamilton

Friday, July 17 -Catherine the Great & Tomioka Tessai

Let’s Go Luna 10:30 a.m.

Monday, July 13 - The Potato King/The Charango Kid (Cusco, Peru)

Tuesday, July 14 - Castells in the Air/Barcelona Birdy (Barcelona, Spain)

Wednesday, July 15 - C’est Cheese/C’est la Vie a Paris (Paris, France)

Thursday, July 16 - The Story of Smoothie/Andy the Giant (Istanbul, Turkey)

Friday, July 17 - Lost and Found/Time of Goodbye (Barcelona, Spain)

Daniel Tiger Neighborhood 11a.m.

Monday, July 13 - It’s Love Day/Daniel’s Love Day Surprise (Find your own way to say I love you)

Tuesday, July 14 - Daniel Makes a Noise Maker/Daniel Makes the Neighborhood (If there’s something you need, try to make it yourself)

Wednesday, July 15 - Daniel and O’s Road Trip/Daniel’s Puppet Plan (If there a problem, talk about it and make a plan)

Thursday, July 16 - Daniel and Margaret Play School/Treasure Hunt at the Castle (You’re big enough to think about what to do)

Friday, July 17 - Daniel Feels Two Feelings/The Neighborhood Carnival (Sometimes you feel two feelings at the same time and that is okay)

Daniel Tiger Neighborhood 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, July 14 - The Neighborhood Votes/The class Votes (Stop, think, and choose)

Wednesday, July 15 - Thank you Grandpere Tiger/Neighborhood Thank you Day (Thank you for everything you do)

Thursday, July 16 - Daniel’s Bicycle/Katerina’s Magic Trick (Grr, Grr, Grr out loud, Keep on Learning and you will feel proud)

Sesame Street 12:00 p.m.

Summer Reading Bingo

Monday, July 13 - Special one hour episode: When you Wish Upon a Pickle

Tuesday, July 14 - Little Bo Peep Lost Her Cow

Wednesday, July 15 - Special one hour episode: When you Wish Upon a Pickle

Thursday, July 16 - Picture This

Friday, July 17 - Special one-hour episode: When you Wish Upon a Pickle

Pinkalicious and Peterrific12:30 p.m.

Monday, July 13 - Sidewalk Art/Gnome at Home

Tuesday, July 14 - Pink or Treat/Berry Scary

Thursday, July 16 - Treasure Hunt/Cheer Up, Archie

Friday, July 17 - Don't Wake Norman/Pinkasaurus

Grade 4 - 8 | 1:00 - 5:00 pm

Nova 1:00 p.m.

Monday, July 13 - Nova: Apollo’s Daring Mission

Tuesday, July 14 - Nova: Back to the Moon

Wednesday, July 15 - Nova: Inside Einstein’s Mind

Thursday, July 16 - Nova: Lethal Seas

Friday, July 17 -Nova: Marking North America Origins

Nature 2 p.m.

Monday, July 13 - Nature: Spy in the Wild: Behavior

Tuesday, July 14 - Nature: Arctic Wolf Pack

Wednesday, July 15 - Nature: Dogs in the Land of Lions

Thursday, July 16 - Nature: The Serengeti Rules

Friday, July 17 - Nature: Undercover in the Jungle

Educational programming for

Grades 6 to 12

Start here:

Download PLUS+ Channel Weekly Programming Schedule (pdf)

Curriculum Resources

12:00 - 5:00 pm

Monday, July 13

Osiris Rex: Countdown to Launch 12 p.m.

SciGirls: Turtle Mania 12:30 p.m.

Sinking Cities 1 p.m.

Nova: Mystery of Easter Island 2 p.m.

Nazi Mega Weapons 3 p.m.

Breakthrough Ideas that Changed the World: The Telescope 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 14

Nova: Treasures of the Earth 12 p.m.

Changing Seas 1101 & 801 1 p.m.

Civilizations 2 p.m.

Africa’s Great Civilizations 3 p.m.

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (104) 4 p.m.

Wednesday, July 15

Nova: Bigger Than T-Rex12 p.m.

History Detectives 1 p.m.

Windermere Children 2 p.m.

GI Jews: Jewish Americans in World War II 3:30 p.m.

Thursday July 16

Nature: Spy in the Wild 12 p.m.

Nova:Rise of the Rocket 1 p.m.

Windermere Children: In Their Words 2 p.m.

Latino Americans 3 p.m.

African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (105) 4 p.m.

Friday, July 17

SciGirls: Insultation 12 p.m.

SciGirls: Puppet Power 12:30 p.m.

Nature: Caught on Camera Backyard Nature 1 p.m.

Masterpiece Les Miserable 2 p.m.