Parenting Minutes Initiative
KSPS is honored to be one of six PBS stations across the nation selected to engage local parents and caregivers around Parenting Minutes, an early learning initiative from partner station The WNET Group aimed at providing simple, research-based strategies that promote social and emotional development in young children.
Parenting Minutes features one-minute digital videos along with key information on topics related to early childhood learning. To serve a diverse audience of parents, caregivers and families, all the videos in Parenting Minutes are available English and Spanish. Many of the videos are also available in Mandarin and Bengali. Associated support materials are available in English and Spanish.
Parenting Minutes is part of The American Graduate: Let's Make it Happen Initiative, a major national effort that promotes collaboration between public media stations and community partners to help keep students on the path to graduation, successful careers and lifelong learning.
On August 4, from 12:30-1:30pm PT, WNET will host a FREEParenting Minutes virtual workshop via Zoom. This will be a great opportunity to dig deeper into the Parenting Minutes topics while meeting other local caregivers. Register here.
Topics and video links:
- BUILDING PARENT-TEACHER RELATIONSHIPS
- ASKING QUESTIONS TO SUPPORT READING
- FAMILY READING ADVENTURES
- FAMILY DISCOVERY WALKS
- ENGAGING GRANDPARENTS
- EXPRESSING EMOTIONS
- SHARING FEELINGS
- AUTISM: LEANING INTO INTERESTS
- READINESS CHECK
- HEALTHY SNACKS
- EARLY MATH
- POSITIVE PARENTING STRATEGIES
- LIMITING SODA & SWEET DRINKS
- MAKING TV TIME LEARNING TIME
- HAVING FUN WITH WORDS
Parenting Minutes is a production of The WNET Group. ©2016- 2021 THIRTEEN Productions LLC. All Rights Reserved. Major funding for Parenting Minutes has been provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and Learning Heroes with support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Additional funding is provided by Helena Rubinstein Foundation, The V & L Marx Foundation, and The Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.