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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.

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 August 3-7

Educational programming for

Preschool to Grade 8

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

Peg + Cat - 7 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - The Clown Problem/The Ninja Problem (adding 1; subtraction)

Tuesday, August 4 - The Claymation Problem/The Grumpy Judge Problem (comparing heights; attributes)

Wednesday, August 5 - The Pizza Problem/The Pizza Pirate Problem (shapes/fractions) #126

Thursday, August 6 - The Polka-dot Planet Problem/Mardi Gras Problem (Ordinal Numbers/ Diagrams)

Friday, August 7 - The Big Dig Problem/The Crayon Problem (Fractions - measurement, interpreting maps/2D shape attributes)

Odd Squad - 7:30 a.m.

Monday, July 27 - The Sandwich Project/Wax on Wax Odd (Time - Order of Events/Calendar)

Tuesday, July 28 - Dance Like Nobody’s Watching/Recipe for Disaster (Algebraic thinking; pattern recognition and extension/Number operations; determining unknown number in an equation)

Wednesday, July 29 - The Thrill of the Face/Raising the Bar (Algebraic thinking/Graphing)

Thursday, July 30 - The Odd Antidote/The One That Got Away (Measuring, comparison/Number operations; greater than and less than)

Hero Elementary - 8:00 am

Monday, August 3 - Where’s Fur Blur/The Blob

Tuesday, August 4 - Toadal Confusion/Hero Hideaway

Wednesday, August 5 - Over the Map/Lights go Down in City Town

National Geographic: Map Skills for Elementary Students (printable)

Thursday, August 6 - Bugging out/Eager Beavers

Friday, August 7 - Fair Weather/Home Sweet Home

Curious George 8:30 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Curious George On Time

Tuesday, August 4 - Buoy Wonder/Roller Monkey

Wednesday, August 5 - George and Marco Sound it Out/A Monkey’s Duckling

Thursday, August 6 - Curious George Takes a Job

Friday, August 7 - George-O-Matic/Curious George-Sheep Herder

Teach Engineering: Simple Machines Resources

Wild Kratts 9:00 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Lemur Stink Fight

Tuesday, August 4 - Hammerheads

Wednesday, August 5 - Blowfish Blowout

Thursday, August 6 - Falcon City

Friday, August 7 - In Search of the Easter Bunny

Molly of Denali9:30 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Mollyball/Visit Qyah

Tuesday, August. 4 - Winter Champions/Hus-Keys

Wednesday, August 5 - Tooth of Consequences/Qyah Spy

Thursday, August 6 - Wild Moose Chase/Where the Bison Roam

Friday, August 7 - Stand Back Up/Seal Meal

Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum 10 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Nikola Tesla & Nellie Bly

Tuesday, August 4 - Maya Angelou & Fredrick Douglass

Wednesday, August 5 - Rachel Carson & Louis Pasteur

Thursday, August 6 - TBA

Friday, August 7 -Nikola Tesla & Nellie Bly

Let’s Go Luna 10:30 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - She is the Moon of Moons/Beats of Beijing (Beijing, China)

Tuesday, August 4 - The Big Squeeze/Meet the Presses (Munich, Germany)

Wednesday, August 5 - Hoppin Hopper/A Chopsticky Situation (Beijing, China)

Thursday, August 6 - Glocken Around The Clock/Good Knight (Munich, Germany)

Friday, August 7 - Speaking Wigglewalker/London Frog (London, United Kingdom)

Daniel Tiger Neighborhood 11 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Margaret's Birthday Buddy/Margaret's Birthday Party

Strategy: When it’s not your birthday what can you do? Be a birthday buddy and help out too.

Tuesday, August 4 - Daniel Uses His Words/All Aboard

Strategy: Use your words.

Wednesday, August 5 - The Family Campout/A Game Night for Everyone

Strategy: All families are different and that’s OK.

Thursday, August 6 - It is Time to Go/Daniel Doesn’t Want to Stop Playing

Strategy: It's almost time to stop, so choose one more thing to do./That was fun, but now it's done.

Friday, August 7 - Super Daniel/Play Pretend

Strategy: When you pretend, you can be anything.

Daniel Tiger Neighborhood 11:30 a.m.

Monday, August 3 - Neighborhood Cleanup/Cleanup Time

Strategy: Clean up, pick up, put away. Clean up every day.

Tuesday, August 4 - Daniel’s Blueberry Paws/Wow at the Library

Strategy: Enjoy the wow, that's happening now.

Wednesday, August 5 - Daniel Says I’m Sorry/The Royal Sandbox

Strategy: Saying, "I'm sorry." is the first step. Then how can I help?

Thursday, August 6 - Daniel Likes to Be with Dad/Daniel Likes to Be with Mom

Strategy: It doesn’t really matter what we do. I just like to be with you.

Friday, August 7 - The Lemonade Stand/Mad at the Beach

Strategy: Mad, Mad, Mad. It helps to say that I am MAD!

Sesame Street 12:00 p.m.

Monday, August 3 - Counting Critters

Tuesday, August 4 - Sesame Friendship

Wednesday, August 5 - Little Bo Peep Lost Her Cow

Thursday, August 6 - Sesame Street Earth Day

Friday, August 7 - Elmo the Engineer

Pinkalicious and Peterrific12:30 p.m.

Monday, August 3 - Dancing Shoes/No Honking

Tuesday, August 4 - Cha-Cha-Licious/Show and Smell

Wednesday, August 5 - Snow Fairy/To Catch a Leaf

Thursday, August 6 - School Rules/That Unicorn Feeling

Friday, August 7 - Missing Squeakykins/The Cloud-O-Matic

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

Nova 1:00 p.m.

Monday, August 3 - Nova: Last B-24

Tuesday, August 4 - Nova: The Impossible Flight

Wednesday, August 5 - Nova: Eagle Power

Thursday, August 6 - Nova: Saving the Dead Sea

Friday, August 7 - Nova: Rise of the Mammals

Nova 2:00 p.m.

Monday, August 3 - Animals with Cameras: A Nature Miniseries

Wednesday, August 5 - Nova: Polar Extremes

Thursday, August 6 - Life From Above: Colorful Planet

Friday, August 7 - Forces of Nature: Color