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Halloween hasn't always been about candy and costumes. Take a look back at the historical origins of this spooky holiday.

Webinar: 11/5 @ 6:30pm EDT

Join historian, scholar, and host of the series "Finding Your Roots" - airing Tuesdays on PBS - for an exclusive virtual event! Learn more.

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This year's midterm elections will impact a number of local policy issues around the nation. Discover what's at stake.

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PBS LearningMedia: WNMU Edition

  • Colonial Williamsburg Field Trips

    Take a trip back in time to experience life in colonial America. These interactive field trips take viewers to Williamsburg, Virginia via live satellite video transmission, phone and the Internet to interact with actors reenacting 18th century American life. Colonial Williamsburg Field Trips air monthly on Channel 13.1. Teachers can register for this interactive classroom experience at www.history.org/trips. Airs Monthly, Thursdays at 1 pm ET.

  • Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

    Targeted at parents, teachers and anyone concerned with education in America, this documentary takes viewers to the front lines of an education revolution, and examines how mobile devices and digital media practices can empower young people to direct their own learning.  Documenting five success stories both in and out of the classroom, the program demonstrates how digital media, games, smart phones and the Internet are fundamentally transforming the way young people communicate, collaborate, participate and learn in the 21st century. Watch online at WNMU-TV's Online Video Site.

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    Join Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for a fascinating look at the science behind his storytelling.

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    These educators LOVE to teach and are passionate about PBS LearningMedia. Find out why!

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