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Resources and Tips Straight to Your Phone / Recursos y consejos directos a su teléfono

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At-Home Learning: PBS SoCal | KCET, in partnership with LAUSD and in collaboration with California PBS stations, are offering broadcast programming with digital resources that adhere to California’s state curriculum. Below are digital resources you can access to continue learning at home.

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As part of the public media mission to ensure all children, regardless of their capabilities, have access to continued free educational resources at home during school closures, PBS SoCal has partnered with Bright by Text and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) to send free activities, games, and resources right to your cell phone.

Bright by Text is a free messaging program for parents and caregivers with children ages 0-8 years old. Messages are targeted to your child’s age and include research-based content from Bright by Three, PBS KIDS, Vroom, and Sesame Street. The program is proven to build nurturing caregiver-child relationships, and positively impact a child’s healthy development and school readiness. PBS SoCal will also curate local messaging to support families and children with information and activities in both English and Spanish.

How to Get Started

To sign up, simply text SOCAL to 274448 or click on the link below. You will begin receiving 2 to 5 messages per week, and each message will include a link to additional resources. Bright by Text is completely free to sign up. Standard message and data rates apply. You may opt-out of these messages at any time by texting STOP to 27448. Text HELP to 274448 for help.

Sign up for Bright by Text


“It’s really exciting to have a service like this as a first time parent! There is a ton of information out there, but Bright by Text gives you simple, easy to use, and helpful information that has scientific backing. They’ve done the information sorting for you, and it’s a huge relief for expectant parents,” said Derek, an expectant father and subscriber of Bright by Text.

This service is made possible thanks to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). For more information, contact the PBS SoCal education team at

Como parte de la misión de los medios públicos de comunicación, de asegurar que todos los niños sin importar sus aptitudes tengan acceso continuo a recursos educativos gratuitos en casa, PBS SoCal se ha asociado con Bright by Text y Corporation for Public Broadcasting para enviar actividades, juegos y recursos gratuitos a las familias directamente a sus teléfonos celulares.

Bright by Text es un programa gratuito de mensajería de texto para padres y cuidadores con niños de 0-8 años de edad. Los mensajes están dirigidos a la edad de los niños e incluyen contenido de Bright by Three, PBS KIDS y Sesame Street. El programa ayuda a fortalecer relaciones entre el cuidador y el niño, y tiene un impacto positivo en el desarrollo y la preparación escolar de los niños. PBS SoCal también enviará mensajes locales con información y actividades en inglés y en español para apoyar a las familias y los niños.

Cómo inscribirse

Para inscribirse, simplemente envíe un mensaje de texto con la palabra SOCAL al número 274448 o haga clic en el botón de abajo. Después de registrarse, comenzará a recibir de 2 a 5 mensajes por semana, y cada mensaje incluirá un enlace a recursos adicionales. Los mensajes de Bright by Text son totalmente gratis, pero es posible que se apliquen tarifas por mensajes y datos según su plan de teléfono. Puede optar por no recibir estos mensajes en cualquier momento enviando un mensaje de texto con la palabra STOP al número 27448. Envíe la palabra HELP al 274448 para recibir ayuda.

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“Es realmente emocionante tener un servicio como este como padre por primera vez. Hay mucha información, pero Bright by Text envía información simple, fácil de utilizar, y con el respaldo científico. Ellos se han dado la tarea de clasificar la información para usted, y es un gran alivio para los futuros padres”, dijo Derek, un padre expectante y suscriptor de Bright by Text.

Este servicio es posible gracias a la Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). Para obtener más información, comuníquese con el equipo de educación de PBS SoCal por correo electrónico:

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