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From 9 to 90: Family Movie and Activities

Kids (ages 4-10) bring your Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt, Uncle, Mom or Dad to the Mountain Lake PBS Family Event! Watch From 9 to 90: Conversations with Gram, share some fun family activities, snacks, and receive a free book!

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JOHA BATTIN | American Graduate Champion

IMPACTT founder, Joha Battin gives students the opportunity to envision their future career by placing them in their field of interest. This approach has encouraged students on the verge of dropping out of high school. Tune in September 27, at 11am. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Education

ALICE SAMPLE | American Graduate Champion

Journey into Reading Founder, Alice Sample gives children an opportunity to enter school prepared to read. Through her organization she gives free books to children whose parents may not be able to afford it. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Education

JOHN JABLONSKI | American Graduate Champion

Thrive Founder, John Jablonski has the mission to help kids graduate at every stage. His organization charted a roadmap of competencies and experiences to ensure kids were successful from cradle to career. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Education

RICK DALTON | American Graduate Champion

College For Every Student founder, Rick Dalton has been helping teenagers graduate high school. His organization helps young people of all ages explore their higher education options. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

Sep 3, 2014 Education

Mountain Lake PBS Kids Writers Contest Celebration 2014

Mountain Lake PBS honored the winners of its annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest with a celebration on May 20th. Congratulations to the winners! more »

Jul 7, 2014 PBS KIDS Writers Contest

TED Talks Education on PBS

Hear inspiring leaders on the topic of learning in this TED project hosted by John Legend. more »

May 10, 2013 Programs

Mountain Lake Journal - Career Crosswalks Forum - April 11, 2014

Today’s global economy needs a more educated workforce and that is changing how we look at secondary education. A new kind of school is taking shape in the North Country connecting students directly to college and employers more »

Apr 14, 2014 News

Mountain Lake PBS Common Core Forum (FULL)

Watch the full discussion on the new Common Core Standards, featuring a live audience, New York State Education Commissioner John King and New York State Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch. more »

Nov 21, 2013 News

Schools Set to Adopt New “Common Core” Learning Standards | PBS Newshour Extra

This video from PBS Newshour Extra explores the implementation of the Common Core Standards. more »

Education

How Two Colleges Have Helped Plattsburgh Become Montreal’s US Suburb

Thom Hallock moderates a forum on the role of higher education in the economic vitality of Northern New York. more »

Sep 29, 2013 Education

Director of Outreach and Education discusses MLPBS Education Initiatives

Paul Larson sits down with Director of Outreach and Education Jane Owens to discuss Mountain Lake PBS's education initiatives. more »

Feb 2, 2013 Education

New York State Common Core Curriculum - ELA & Literacy

A series of videos that explain New York State's Common Core Curriculum in ELA & Literacy more »

Education

Career Crosswalks

The Career Crosswalks website collects career and technical education videos and resources designed for students and educators.

Resources for Teachers and Parents

STEM experiments to do at home!

Mountain Lake PBS invites children to explore new ideas and new worlds related to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on-air, online, and in the community.

American Graduate Champions are individuals that have taken an active role in volunteering their time, talent, or other resources in their own communities to help youth stay on the path to graduation.

  • RICK DALTON | American Graduate Champion

    College For Every Student founder, Rick Dalton has been helping teenagers graduate high school. His organization helps young people of all ages explore their higher education options. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

  • JOHN JABLONSKI | American Graduate Champion

    Thrive Founder, John Jablonski has the mission to help kids graduate at every stage. His organization charted a roadmap of competencies and experiences to ensure kids were successful from cradle to career. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

  • ALICE SAMPLE | American Graduate Champion

    Journey into Reading Founder, Alice Sample gives children an opportunity to enter school prepared to read. Through her organization she gives free books to children whose parents may not be able to afford it. Tune in September 27, at 11 am. more »

  • JOHA BATTIN | American Graduate Champion

    IMPACTT founder, Joha Battin gives students the opportunity to envision their future career by placing them in their field of interest. This approach has encouraged students on the verge of dropping out of high school. Tune in September 27, at 11am. more »

ed_kanze_all_things_natural

OFFICIAL PODCAST: "All Things Natural," a series of nature essays written by Ed Kanze for more than a quarter century, looks at a kitchen-sink full of natural phenomenon in an inquisitive and playful spirit.

  • LISTEN: Perpetually Seeking Salamanders

    We all have our passions and compulsions. One of mine is hunting for salamanders. When I catch them, I let them go. The fun isn't in the possessing, it's in the chase. Will you join me? more »

  • LISTEN: Poignant End of Summer

    First one at a time, then later by the truckload, leaves turn color. At first they signal the coming end of summer, then the arrival of fall, then turn our forests into one vast Jackson Pollack painting. more »

  • LISTEN: The Thrill of Being There

    While I watch nature videos with pleasure, especially if they're narrated by David Attenborough, and while I enjoy a stroll through a zoo now and again, it's always been clear to me that there's nothing more satisfying and fun more »