If Woodland Elementary teacher Bobbi Starling had it her way, every child would have access to the kinds of technology her students use. “The technology in my room does not represent what is school-wide. The other classrooms have one iPad for the whole classroom,” said Starling, who earlier this yea…
Kevin and Grandma Lill are now a part of the PBS Digital Studios family with their new series The ChatterBox. Pull up a chair in Grandma Lill’s kitchen as Kevin and Grandma Lill spill never-before shared secrets, give us a private tour through Grandma’s house, and get a huge PBS hug from Vanessa Hill of BrainCraft. See it at https://youtu.be/qn3XoLNhYts
We note the passing of the iconic Louisiana Chef Paul Prudhomme who died today. Chef Prudhomme hosted several PBS cooking shows, such as "Chef Paul Prudhomme's Always Cooking!" He achieved fame as the executive chef of Commander's Palace, a legendary New Orleans restaurant, before opening K-Paul's in 1979 in the French Quarter. Do you have any memories of him or his shows? -- leave them in the comments.
On Monday’s episode of I’ll Have What Phil’s Having, Phil Rosenthal gets his hot chocolate fix, learns the French lawn game Pétanque, and goes in search of the best roast chicken in Paris. See it Monday night at 10/9c.
Mary Tyler Moore influenced a generation of women to become independent and pursue fulfilling careers. Her new documentary, ‘Mary Tyler Moore: A Celebration’ premieres Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 8/7c on PBS. Don’t miss it!
Councilmembers in the District of Columbia introduced the Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015 on Tuesday, which could make the nation’s capital the first city to offer paid family and medical leave for nearly all its residents.