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WQED Multimedia’s education initiative, iQ: smartmedia, is taking kids places, helping them read, count, and share. We are committed to developing projects and partnerships that integrate positive PBS multimedia content with engaging in-person and virtual learning experiences for kids, families, and educators. Learn more about each of our projects!

CORE

WQED is PBS Pittsburgh. We broadcast nearly 70 hours of kids’ educational programming each week, and we’re also your connection to the dynamic online games and apps from PBS that move the needle on children’s learning.



EARLY LITERACY

WQED is committed to expanding the use of multimedia learning tools to strengthen literacy skills for kids in Pre-K to grade 3 and beyond.

PBS KIDS GO!
Writing contest for K-3 students
Summer PBS Camps

STEM

Through innovative partnerships, WQED is able to inspire interest and achievement in STEM subjects for students in grades preK-10.

Uses innovative approaches to teach math to kids in grades preK-3
Engineering contest for middle schoolers
Family engineering festival
Game design for middle schoolers
STEM exploration for girls

DIGITAL FLUENCY

WQED seeks to build the capacity of parents and educators to find and use age-appropriate media as learning and assessment tools.

TV series on parenting with media and technology
Web portal for early STEM learning
Teacher trainings on using PBS resources
Videos and resources for teachers

INNOVATION

Through innovative partnerships, WQED is able to inspire interest and achievement in STEM subjects for students in grades 5-10.

Connecting PBS videos to cool animal info
Online educational radio for kids and families

PAST PROJECTS

 

 

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featured specials


  • WQED is pleased to partner with Highmark to bring you these special reports on "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer." Every year cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. According to the American Cancer Society, getting the facts about cancer is an important step in taking care of your overall health.

featured specials


  • WQED is pleased to partner with Highmark to bring you these special reports on "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer." Every year cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. According to the American Cancer Society, getting the facts about cancer is an important step in taking care of your overall health.

Requests

featured specials


  • WQED is pleased to partner with Highmark to bring you these special reports on "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer." Every year cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. According to the American Cancer Society, getting the facts about cancer is an important step in taking care of your overall health.

Clubs, FAQ, Awards

 

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featured specials

  • WQED is pleased to partner with Highmark to bring you these special reports on "Men & Cancer" and "Women & Cancer." Every year cancer claims the lives of nearly 300,000 men in America. According to the American Cancer Society, getting the facts about cancer is an important step in taking care of your overall health.

documentaries

  • WQED first told her story in "Portraits for the Home Front." Now the legacy of Elizabeth Black continues in a new documentary.