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Jump start family learning with tips on how to make the most of family television time, advice on fostering reading skills, and the exploration of other issues that are important to families.

 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

The 2014 Contest is now over. Winners will be announced in May.

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest is designed to promote the advancement of children’s reading skills through hands-on, active learning.  It encourages children in grades K-3 in communities across the country to celebrate the power of creating stories and illustrations by submitting their own original work.

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Project VoiceScape
A partnership between WNED, Adobe Youth Voices, PBS, POV and these local partners: Buffalo Public Schools (Buffalo Academy for Visual and Performing Arts), Orchard Park High School, and East Aurora High School.

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 Answers for Families

This project serves family support groups who would like to promote their groups and communicate with group members through an online presence. Here you will find links to family support group pages that are hosted through ThinkBright & Well, as well as links to other family support group web sites.

Learning Disabilities

Demystifying Dyslexia is hosted by Olympic champion Bruce Jenner. By focusing on personal stories, educational best practices, and the latest scientific research, the program illuminates important issues surrounding dyslexia.

Links for Families

Find resources to help your family learn and grow.

Links for Families
TV for Families
ThinkBright & Well has great programs that the whole family can enjoy.
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Watch and Read
Families can enjoy reading and viewing together with these helpful tips.
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  Activities & Advice
Find engaging activities based on your little ones' favorite PBS programs and get expert advice on topics like behavior, disabilities, education, and work & family.
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Health & Wellness

Discover great ways for your family to be healthy and safe with trusted organizations.

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PBS KIDS Raising Readers
The Ready To Learn initiative creates engaging television programs, exciting games, playful Web sites, and easy-to-use learning resources for kids, parents, caregivers, and teachers-all with the goal of helping children ages 2 to 8 get ready to read.
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Taking Charge of Your Child's Future

In an era of strong school accountability, schools and families can work together to ensure a first rate education for all students. Meet families and schools with inspiring stories of academic improvement, from communities in high-need urban and rural areas.

Watch these inspiring messages for parents:

Power Skills

Show You Care

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Oishei Foundation
Corporation for Public Broadcasting