Updated May 18
Classes in all major school subjects, taught by some of New Jersey’s finest public school teachers, make up NJTV Learning Live, the new series that airs Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for grades three to six. The host is Kimberly Dickstein Hughes, recipient of the 2019-2020 State Teacher of the Year Award. The series is a partnership with NJTV, the New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) and the New Jersey Department of Education. Learn about this remote learning initiative, which is a response to the COVID-19 restrictions.
Grades 3-6 Home Learning Schedule
NJTV’s educational TV lineup for third, fourth, fifth and sixth graders airs Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See or download the weekly NJTV Learning Live schedule from WNET Education, which has links to related PBS LearningMedia materials.
9 a.m.-10 a.m.
Third Grade: students tackle brain scientists, a Spanish lesson, life cycles, plant life, and one point perspective landscapes.
10 a.m.-11 a.m.
Fourth Grade: students learn about verbs, U.S. Presidents, how to write a memoir, watersheds in Bayshore, and Mandarin phrases for eating a meal.
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Fifth Grade: students discover polygons; informative paragraphs; line plots, whole numbers and fractions; adding fractions with unline denominators; and rhyme/ensemble skills.
12 noon-1 p.m.
Sixth Grade: students explore The Roman Empire, problem solving, motion and forces, poetry, and character development.
Where to Find NJTV
Go to NJTVonline.org/learn to see all current episodes of NJTV Learning Live.
NJTVonline.org/schedule shows the entire NJTV broadcast schedule.
Related Materials Online
To extend and reinforce the learning, educators and families can visit the NJTV Learning Live collection on PBS LearningMedia, a free online service.
PBS LearningMedia includes thousands of classroom-ready digital resources for all preK-12 subjects. The resources are aligned to state and national standards and contextualized for educational use. They include grab-and-go activities, lesson plans, interactive lessons and media that illustrate specific topics or themes and support materials across subjects.
See or download the NJTV Learning Live schedule on the WNET Education site, which has links to related PBS LearningMedia materials.
WNET Education offers a range of at-home learning resources for both families and educators. Find content for kids from preschool through high school, detailed television schedules, tips for turning TV time into learning time, and online learning resources, games and activities.
WNET Education also offers Spanish-language materials and resources.