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@Home Learning with NMPBS

APS @HOME is broadcasting daily TV lessons for K-5 elementary students during the COVID-19 crisis to facilitate learning at home.

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APS@Home Broadcasting

APS @HOME is broadcasting from 8 a.m. to noon weekdays on Channel 5.1. Educational programs also will be posted to the APS YouTube Channel. APS @HOME will give students in grades K-5 the chance to resume lessons in key topics as determined by the district.

Summer Updates

APS @HOME will continue during the summer!

  • Original content will continue until May 22.
  • We will feature our "Greatest Hits" lessons during the weeks of May 25, June 1, and June 8.
  • Beginning the week of June 15, we will follow a new schedule for the summer.

Summer Schedule

Monday – Thursday

  • 8 a.m. – Grades K, 1, and 2: English Language Arts
  • 9 a.m. – Grades K, 1, and 2: Mathematics/Science
  • 10 a.m. – Grades 3, 4, and 5: English Language Arts
  • 11 a.m. – Grades 3, 4, and 5: Mathematics/Science

Friday

  • English Langauge Development
  • Spanish Arts
  • Music
  • Art
  • "Fun Fridays" Virtual Field Trips:
    • June 15
    • June 22
    • June 29
    • July 6
    • July 13

Schedule of Classes:

Note: Beginning the week of June 15, we will switch to our Summer Schedule.

Find additional resources and the links to the "On-demand Episodes".

  • 8 a.m. – Kindergarten-First Grade
  • 9 a.m. – English Language Development / Spanish Language Arts
  • 10 a.m. – Second-Third Grades
  • 11 a.m. – Fourth-Fifth Grades

Topics

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
    English Language Arts
  • Tuesday/Thursday:
    Math/Science

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Broadcast Details

The daily lessons will be broadcast each day on Channel 5.1, and will then be available later for individual “on-demand lessons.” These supplemental learning videos feature APS educators in short segments, supporting a variety of subjects and grade levels, including English language arts, math, visual and performing arts, physical education, and more.

These segments will include a Sign interpreter in the lower left portion of the screen, making them accessible to people with hearing impairments, and include closed captions. Bilingual lessons are also available.

Distance learning has proven to be a challenge in New Mexico due to equity and accessibility issues. Not all households have access to digital devices, or the connectivity means to benefit from online learning.

How to Watch New Mexico PBS

APS @HOME will also be simulcast on the state’s other PBS stations: KENW/Channel 3 in Portales, Eastern New Mexico and KRWG/Channel 22 in Las Cruces, Southern New Mexico.

NM PBS streaming and local station information

NM PBS Schedule and Program Guide

Guide to All 5 NMPBS Channels

Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Northern, and Central New Mexico Channel Descriptions
PBS ChannelDescriptionAvailable On
5.1 KNME The PBS schedule with all your favorites, including
children's series and NMPBS' locally produced
programs like New Mexico in Focus.
  • Dish: Ch. 5, Ch. 8816
  • DirectTV: Ch. 5
  • Comcast: Ch. 5, Ch. 220
  • Sparklight: Ch. 5, Ch. 1005
5.2 NMPBS Kids New Mexico's favorite PBS Kids shows 24/7
  • Comcast: Ch. 396
5.3 FNX America's first and only public television
network devoted to Native American
and World Indigenous content.
  • Comcast: Ch. 393
9.1 PBS World

An alternative schedule to NMPBS 5.1 with
an emphasis on documentaries, science,
current affairs, and history programs.

  • Dish: Ch. 9, Ch. 8825
  • Sparklight: Ch. 9
9.2 Create Instructional and how-to programs with
advice on cooking, arts & crafts, gardening,
home improvement, and travel.
  • Comcast: Ch. 397
Special thanks, to the APS educators who have gone above and beyond to make this APS @HOME service a reality. It’s time for class – at least on TV.