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These short videos and series from WMHT will give you and your students new insights into your communities. Associated learning media content is added regularly. For more resources from the WMHT Education team, click here.

Local Content at a Glance

Reframing An Empire

Thomas Cole’s life and work coincide with a pivotal period in American history. Before Cole’s eyes and on his canvas, the newly formed nation would find a vision of its identity born and its future questioned. American history fixates on 1776 and 1865, but in the period between lies a rich and under-explored territory.

Dance to Success

By following along with movement videos and engaging with provided supplementary activities, students will be able to work on all sorts of SEL skills such as sharing, listening to and accepting others, and expressing and understanding emotions, among others.

Meet the Helpers

We know it can be a scary time for families as normal routines are disrupted due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This is a great time to talk to children about what is happening, and empower them to be helpers to keep each other healthy.

Native Northeast

Learn more about the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Tuscarora, Mohawk, Onondaga, and other indigenous populations of the Northeast region of the United States.


NY& is an original Youtube series by WMHT and New York NOW exploring the subjects New Yorkers should know to be more civically engaged. 

Youth Mental Health

HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT: YOUTH MENTAL ILLNESS features first-person accounts from more than 20 young people, ranging in age from 11 to 27, who live with mental health conditions, as well as parents, teachers, friends, healthcare providers in their lives, and independent mental health experts.

The Black Panthers

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature-length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails.

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