Education

Upcoming Education Programming

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 3:10pm
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Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:30pm
Homework Hotline is a live statewide educational television program that provides students, in grades four through 12, with the tools needed to succeed in school.
Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 3:10pm
WXXI Education e-Newsletter is a monthly update provided by email and online as a PDF.2017-2018 Education Monthly E-Newsletters
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 9:00pm
THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air weekly on Tuesdays, beginning October 3rd through November 28, at 9:00 p.m. ET on WXXI-TV (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs, on-demand episode access and schedule,  local Rochester stories & resources.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 6:00pm
Take Me Home Huey tells the journey of a Medevac helicopter, nearly destroyed during the Vietnam War, as it is resurrected and transformed into colorful sculpture and shows how the arts can help people heal.The show will air  on WXXI-World as in the schedule below. (check local listings).
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00pm
THE VIETNAM WAR, the new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will re-air  on WXXI-World as to the schedule below. (check local listings).  Go to WXXI Vietnam War Initiative for related programs and the on-demand episode access schedule. Check out  local Rochester stories & resources.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 11:00am
THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will air as a marathon offering November 11, 2017 from 11am-9pm & November 12th 12pm-8pm on WXXI-TV.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 9:00pm
A desire to improve math literacy on the Navajo Nation is met with the Math Circles.

On-Demand Education Programming

Episode 3: The River Styx (January 1964-December 1965) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/10-10/24. With South Vietnam near collapse, LBJ bombs the North and sends US troops to the South.
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Episode 4: Resolve (January 1966-June 1967) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/17-10/31. US soldiers discover Vietnam is unlike their fathers’ war, as the antiwar movement grows.
Episode 5: This Is What We Do (July 1967-December 1967) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/24-11/7. President Johnson escalates the war while promising the public that victory is in sight.
Episode 6: Things Fall Apart (January 1968-July 1968) on-demand to 10/15 and again 10/31-11/14. Shaken by the Tet Offensive, assassinations and unrest, America seems to be coming apart.
Episode 7: The Veneer of Civilization (June 1968-May 1969) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/7-11/21. After chaos roils the Democratic Convention, Nixon, promising peace, wins the presidency.
Episode 8: The History of the World (April 1969-May 1970) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/14-11/28. Nixon withdraws troops but upon sending forces to Cambodia the antiwar movement reignites.
Episode 9: A Disrespectful Loyalty (May 1970-March 1973) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/21-12/5. South Vietnam fights alone as Nixon and Kissinger find a way out for America. Some POWs return.
Episode 10: The Weight of Memory (March 1973-Onward) on-demand to 10/15 and again 11/28-12/12. Saigon falls and the war ends. Americans & Vietnamese from all sides seek reconciliation.

 

Upcoming Events

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 4:00pm
Join WXXI Education, Finger Lakes Institute, & Delta Environmental for a FREE professional development series! The sessions will provide preK-2nd grade teachers with free classroom resources focused on environmental conservation and marine biology.
Sat, 11/11/2017 - 7:30pm
Join PBS Stories of Service for a national Online Live Screening & Chat of Almost Sunrise using the OVEE platform.