Welcome To WOSU Educational Services

Look around and sample our content and services.  You may find what suits you as you browse: video and games for young learners on PBS Kids, WOSU Ready To Learn workshops, WOSU-produced resources for the classroom and thousands of curriculum-targeted digital resources on the national site, PBS Learning Media.

Career Connections

Hot Pursuits

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Hot Pursuits gives the viewer insight into some of the coolest careers today in a job market that rewards solid grounding in STEM—science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Watch Videos.

WORKING IT!

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WORKING IT! is a series of six video profiles of professionals successfully navigating careers in technology in various sectors of the economy. Watch Videos.

 

Columbus Neighborhoods

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WOSU’s Emmy award-winning series Columbus Neighborhoods is now available for classroom use.

Instructional resources culled from the documentaries, short digital learning objects classified into topics aligned to targeted academic standards have been created to bring Columbus’ vibrant history to life in the classroom.

The video segments are supported by lesson plans, annotated and ready for easy retrieval and integration across curricula. View Columbus Neighborhoods Instructional Resources.

Surge Columbus

It’s a creative circuit for youth. What does that mean? It means that teens in Columbus can now connect with friends and each other to create their own digital media projects, learn 3D printing, edit movies, develop animation and design art installations. And more. What does it cost? It’s free! Just go to Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus Museum of Art, COSI, Wexner Center for the Arts or WOSU Public Media. Each location will have the tools, tips and mentors to get you started. Learn more here!

Ready to Learn

WOSU’s Ready To Learn service helps parents, teachers and caregivers use public television resources to help children develop a lifelong love of learning. It’s a combination of on-air, online, print resources and community outreach designed to help parents, caregivers and educators get young children ready for school. WOSU builds partnerships with community organizations such as Head Start agencies, child care centers, libraries, COSI, child care resource and referral agencies and local Job and Family Services. Learn more.

Ohio Ready To Learn Workshop Information
This is a state-funded program targeted to home-based care providers. Participants are encouraged to sign-up for all three workshops as a series. Each workshop is 2 hours in length. Workshops are provided by the Ohio Educational Television Stations through a grant from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Workshops are free and Approved for Step Up to Quality Training Hours. IACET CEU credit is available for these workshops. ODJFS In-service forms will be provided to each participant. Learn more!