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Education is one of the pillars that East Tennessee PBS relies on to achieve our mission and vision. Through the expansive range of programming, events, and opportunities, we strive to expand the minds of kids and adults alike. 

We air the most trusted, award winning, educational programming for early learners, programming to support school-age children, and programs to expand horizons, knowledge, and skills of all. East Tennessee PBS also provides free resources for parents and educators, across a wide range of topics at all grade levels and learning styles. 

New PBS KIDS Programming This Month on East Tennessee PBS!

New Episodes of Molly of Denali on East Tennessee PBS & etpbs Kids! 

Weekdays at 7 a.m. on etpbs with additional airings at 1 p.m. & 6 p.m. on etpbs KIDS


PBS KIDS marks the start of National Native American Heritage Month with a week of all-new episodes from MOLLY OF DENALI (November 1-5)! Learn more about real-life Alaska Native civil rights leader Elizabeth Peratrovich, who was instrumental in the passing of the first anti-discrimination law in the United States in 1945.

Also new this week is a great episode of XAVIER RIDDLE AND THE SECRET MUSEUM that tells the new story “I am Jigonsaseh” featuring the original Haudenosaunee Clan Mother, paired with “I am Sacagawea.”

Weekdays at 4:30 on etpbs with additional airings at 12:30 & 5:30 p.m. on etpbs KIDS.

Other new programming coming your way this month includes new episodes of LET’S GO LUNA! (November 15-19), DONKEY HODIE (November 22-25), and SESAME STREET (Mondays in November).

More Free Resources for Parents & Teachers!

When Something Scary Happens

When something difficult or unexpected happens, kids may experience many different feelings. Here are emergency kits, video clips and activities to help families cope in challenging times.

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Reading opens doors of opportunity and possibility, and children can practice becoming strong readers both in the classroom and at home. That is why the Tennessee Department of Education is providing the At-Home Decodable Reading Series to Tennessee families with kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders for free.

Each packet has 7 decodable booklets containing more than 20 fun and engaging stories that are appropriate for your student's grade-level and full of sounds and words to practice reading together.

Celebrate Thanksgiving all month with tons of free activities, recipes and crafts for all ages!

Later in November PBS KIDS celebrates Thanksgiving with some holiday themed episodes and the one-hour special AN ARTHUR THANKSGIVING which will air twice daily on November 22, 24 & 25. Arthur and his family are getting ready for Thanksgiving! But when Pal disappears to go on his own adventure, family, friends, and the rest of Elwood City try to get Pal home. Will they be able to celebrate the best Thanksgiving yet?