Posted on Aug 28, 2020
With the start of the new school year, Austin PBS is making changes to our at-home learning programming to meet the community need for free, accessible, quality educational content for everyone in Central Texas.
Austin PBS Channel 18.1 will return to PBS KIDS programming for Grades PreK-3 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. At-Home Learning for Grades 4-12 and adults will move to Channel 18.2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Austin PBS Channel 18.1
Grades PreK-3 from 6 a.m. - 5 p.m., M-F
It's the return of family favorites like Odd Squad and Arthur, along with new programs like CampTV and Hero Elementary. We will feature content that will help give kids a great foundation for learning. A complete list of shows and additional learning resources to go along with them can be found at austinpbs.org/athome. You can also get activities and tips to help children learn at home emailed to you every week when you sign up here: https://www.pbs.org/parents/newsletter
At-Home Learning 18.2
Grades 4-12+ from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., M-F
This new educational content schedule is provided by WORLD Channel. A complete lists of programming and additional learning resources to go along with the shows can be found at austinpbs.org/athome.
WORLD shares the best of public media informational programming that helps us understand conflicts, movements and cultures that may be distinct from our own. Its original content examines issues too often ignored by mainstream media by sharing stories from a diversity of voices. WORLD has won a Peabody Award, an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award, a National News and Documentary Emmy Award and other national honors, including 1st and 2nd place Native Media Awards, an RTNDA Kaleidoscope Award, a Media for a Just Society Award, two Lesbian & Gay Journalist Awards, two Gracies and an Asian American Journalists Award. Funding for WORLD Channel is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts and Artworks.