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PBS Teaching Tennessee

Through a continued partnership with the state’s PBS stations, Tennessee students will have access to daily educational content all summer through the PBS Teaching Tennessee.

Starting September 8, all six Tennessee PBS stations will offer high quality educational programming weekdays from 9 a.m. –11 a.m. CT, throughout the fall semester.  For the month of September and beginning of October, PBS Teaching Tennessee will feature instructional content on ELA and math for 1st- 4th grades.  During the fall semester, the schedule will be updated to focus on various grades and subjects.

PBS Teaching Tennessee will be available on all six PBS stations:

WNPT Nashville                                                         WKNO Memphis

West TN PBS                                                               Chattanooga WTCI

East Tennessee PBS                                                 WCTE Upper Cumberland


Video and Film

Sept. 8- Sept. 25  PBS Teaching Tennessee Series Schedule:

  • 9:00 AM CT: 1st Grade ELA
  • 9:30 AM CT: 1st Grade Math
  • 10:00 AM CT: 2nd Grade ELA
  • 10 :30 AM CT: 2nd Grade Math

Sept. 28- Oct. 2  PBS Teaching Tennessee Series Schedule:

  • 9:00 AM CT: 3rd Grade ELA
  • 9:30 AM CT: 3rd Grade Math
  • 10:00 AM CT: 4th Grade ELA
  • 10 :30 AM CT: 4th Grade Math

Teaching Tennessee Resources: Student Packets and Teacher Lesson Plans

Teaching Tennessee classroom lesssons for 1st-8th grade students can be found on the department's YouTube page. All 320 lessons have companion teacher lesson plans and student packets. 

Here are guides for English language arts and math educators and parents to support the use of these at-home lessons:

The following lessons and videos have been designed for review and practice. They are intended to support students during the time of extended school closure. The department recognizes that students will have limited practice support and activities have been designed to reinforce the lesson rather than extend the learning in the lesson.

Math Grade 1

Math Grade 2

Math Grade 3    

Math Grade 4  

Math Grade 5   

Math Grade 6     

Math Grade 7     

Math Grade 8

Thank you to our PBS Partners!