Early Learning

Created especially for families and childcare providers, WGTE's Early Learning Department is a service which helps adults encourage young children in their natural curiosity and love of learning. Our programs combine quality, trusted television with community outreach and innovative educational materials to help build children's learning skills.

  • Views: 221 You're Invited to Sid the Science Kid: The Movie on April 6

    Maumee Indoor Theater

    Sid the Science Kid will be at the Maumee Indoor Theater (Conant Street and the Anthony Wayne Trail) on Saturday, April 6, 2013 for a special screening of his new movie, "Sid the Science Kid: The Movie."  Doors open at 1:30 p.m.

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  • Views: 79 Sid the Science Kid Look-Alike Contest

    Join us on stage after the movie for a Sid the Science Kid Look-Alike Contest.

    Start with a red hoodie, blue pants and red sneakers.

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  • Views: 457 Happy Birthday Clifford!

    WGTE held a members-only birthday party for Clifford the Big Red Dog, and many young friends wished the precious pooch a very good 50th birthday! 

  • Views: 668 Leading For Literacy: Defining The Problem

    Leading For Literacy: Defining The Problem

    Putting a face on the statistics, area educators and literacy advocates candidly discuss the challenges they face in getting children ready to learn.  Issues of nutrition, access, culture and poverty are discussed.  

  • Views: 630 Leading For Literacy: Seeking Solutions

    Leading For Literacy: Seeking Solutions

    Area educators and literacy advocates describe the large and small things each of us can do to help get our children ready to read and learn.  Community and organizational collaboration is discussed as well as the importance of establishing a personal connection with every child.

  • Views: 857 Raising Readers Literacy Summit

    On Thursday, September 9, 2010, educators, elected officials, community leaders and education leaders attended WGTE's free Raising Readers Literacy Summit at the Dana Conference Center. WGTE streamed this event live on Knowledge Stream.

    If you missed the event, or would like to watch part of it again, the entire day was recorded and available to watch here.

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  • Ohio Ready to Learn Workshops

    WGTE is a member of the Ohio Ready to Learn family and offers free workshops to childcare providers. Find out more!

  • First Book Program

    First Book is a program that provides new storybooks for low-income children, birth through age 8, who live in Lucas, Wood or Ottawa Counties. WGTE works with local organizations and social service agencies to identify families and children who are income-eligible.