2015 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest
Calling all K-3 author/illustrators across Arkansas! We’re now accepting entries for the 2015 AETN PBS KIDS Writers Contest. Twelve state-level winners — three from each grade — will receive AETN prize packs, and each first-place winner will advance to the national contest. On top of that, first-place winners will have an extra-special treat: they can either tour AETN studios with their class or have Clifford the Big Red Dog come to visit them at their school!
AETN Behind-the-Scenes - Oxford American and South on Main Shoot
We love looking for new programming opportunities and, to test our skills in a new environment, we had an outstanding opportunity to do a run-through taping of Charlotte Taylor and Gypsy Rain at Oxford American’s Local Live night at South on Main in Little Rock. See how it went, and learn how you can join un for the next shoot on Thursday, Jan. 29!
Inspiring students with digital media? Be recognized!
Arkansas educators, we know that you’re using digital technology and tools to drive student achievement in your classrooms … and now is the time to be recognized for it! The third annual PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program for tech-savvy K-12 educators is accepting entries through Feb. 11. Winners will receive free PD opportunities - and could even win a tablet and an all-expense paid trip to Philadelphia!
AETN Behind-the-Scenes: Courthouse Documentary Shoot
We’re in production of a new documentary featuring Arkansas’s historic courthouses, thanks to funding from the Arkansas Humanities Council, Arkansas Historic Preservation Program and The Moving Image Trust. Join producer Casey Sanders and Jack Carroll as they travel to White County and Saline County for cold but beautiful shoots!
Celebrate the State Insect in January’s “Agri Arkansas”
Who’s the hardest worker in Arkansas agriculture? Many would say it’s the honey bee, our state insect! In a brand new episode of our monthly series, explore apiculture in the Natural State, learn about the effects of Colony Collapse Disorder and find out everything you need to know about backyard beekeeping.