Learn from TV
Two local television channels are helping Dallas ISD students with their learning. KERA, Channel 13, and UniMas, Channel 49, are offering educational programing weekdays during the summer.
KERA is offering Summer Bridge to Math Success, targeted math instruction for students from kindergarten tthrough eighth grade by Dallas ISD teachers from noon to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 7.
UniMas offers lessons and activities in Spanish at 7 a.m. for students from prekindergarten through second grade thanks to a partnership between the district and Univision. The programing can also be seen by visiting www.dallasisd.org/unidosparaaprender.
“We are thankful for and excited about this KERA partnership to help reach thousands of our students and provide them with the knowledge they need to successfully start the new school year in August,” said Oswaldo Alvarenga, assistant superintendent of CTE and STEM.
KERA also provides curriculum-based educational programs weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on KERA TV channel 13.1, in addition to offering KERA Kids 24/7, which features children’s programming around the clock on channel 13.2. KERA also has developed an At-Home Learning Toolkit with free resources for families and teachers, including lesson plans, activities, videos and more.