Right now, PBS is in the process of finding real viewers to feature in their new Be more on-air spots. Have AETN and PBS helped you explore new ideas or new worlds? Inspired life choices? Or helped enrich your or your childrens lives? Tell them (and the world) about it!
AETN and PBS have inspired many thousands all across the U.S. to dream bigger, stretch their brains farther and to do and be more and thats pretty exciting!
Take Christian, for example:
When his father was diagnosed with leukemia, Christian had to stop his education to pay the bills. But one night, an episode of NOVA about evolutionary genetics inspired his curiosity … and his return to his education. And now, not only his he going to be able to pay the bills, hes going to be able to do it while working in a field he loves.
We all probably have at least one story where AETN and PBS have inspired something important that wed never thought of before. From ABCs and 123s to politics, health, hobbies and history, our programming provides learning material for all ages. The question is, what we will do with that learning? And when we ask that question the simple Why not? we open all sorts of doors for incredible experiences.
Save the Date for Spring Break!
AETN and our friends from “Dinosaur Train” and “Curious George” will be visiting the Museum of Discovery in Little Rock for some special Spring Break fun! You can meet Buddy the Dinosaur Monday, March 21, and Curious George Tuesday, March 22. Mark your calendars to celebrate with us!
2016 AETN PBS Kids Writers Contest
Do you know Arkansas students in grades K-3 who tell tall tales, perfect their poetry, weave fascinating plots or could be among the next great American novelists? Be sure to tell them about the AETN PBS Kids Writers Contest! Entries in the statewide contest will be accepted through Friday, April 1.
It’s Never Too Late … To Win Tommy Emmanuel Tickets!
Chet Atkins-Certified Guitar Player and stylistic virtuoso Tommy Emmanuel — joined by special guests The Wisherkeepers — is coming to Conway on Friday, Feb. 19, as part of his “It’s Never Too Late” tour, and you can win tickets! For your chance to win, read on and enter our Facebook contest. Ten winners will be selected Thursday, Feb. 11.
Enter the Create Cooking Challenge!
Have you ever watched the great cooking programs on AETN-2’s Create TV and thought, “I could do that!”? Now you have your chance! The Create Cooking Challenge invites our viewers to submit a video of two minutes or less to demonstrate their culinary expertise. Anyone — from home cooks to professional chefs — who is over 18 can enter for the chance to win the grand prize: funding to produce a 10-episode series for CreateTV.com.
Coding Is the New Literacy - Free ScratchJr App Gets Kids Started
It’s never to early to learn, and PBS KIDS ScratchJr is a great new app that helps kids learn computer coding by creating their own interactive stories and games! Learn more about how children ages 5-7 can learn the building blocks of computer programming by snapping together graphical programming blocks to make their favorite PBS KIDS characters come to life after the jump.