While renowned for its programming, WFYI is more than just another radio
and television service. WFYI works to help solve problems that are important
to the central Indiana community. Through the years, programs on topics
such as literacy, substance abuse, workforce development, and the environment,
accompanied by community outreach efforts with other organizations, focus
attention on developing workable solutions
PBS KIDS Go! Writer's Contest Kids are born storytellers, and WFYI is providing a way for those who like to write and illustrate to be recognized for their creativity. Kindergarten through third graders are invited to write and illustrate original storybooks and enter them in the PBS KIDS Go! Writer's Contest. The contest begins January 11, 2010. All entries must be postmarked by April 2, 2010 Click here for more information...
PBS Ready To Learn
The core of Ready To Learn is a full day of non-violent, commercial-free,
educational children's television programming broadcast free of charge
to every American household. The daily broadcast includes award-winning
programs such as Arthur, Between the Lions, Clifford, Dragon Tales, Reading
Rainbow ,and Sesame Street.
Ready To Learn also provides extensive outreach services in local communities.
These services include workshops for parents, childcare providers and
other early childhood professionals and distribution of children's books
and PBS Families/para la Familia magazine. Ready To Learn is funded by
a Ready To Learn Television Cooperative Agreement from the U.S. Department
of Education through the Public Broadcasting Service.
PBS Teachers offers educators a wealth of free resources tied to
PBS TV programming and online content. Among the resources are monthly,
grade-appropriate thematic units for grades 3-12. In addition, educators
can Search for more than 3,500 free lesson plans and activities to use
in the classroom.