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Art School

posted on January 30, 2015 at 12:00 AM

Art School
Ignite that spark of creativity in your students with “Art School,” an inspiring web video series. “Art School” introduces your class to contemporary artists who discuss their careers and intentions, then demonstrate hands-on techniques or concepts. The series provides resources that teach students how to break dance, draw comic strips, create animations and much more. Included in the series is a look at how artists... Read More

What Is Cyberlearning?

posted on January 23, 2015 at 12:00 AM

What Is Cyberlearning?
We are living in the information age. The development of networked computer technology has created a world in which information flows freely, and children are growing up in a digital world where such technology is second nature to them. In the field of education, this is an exciting time to find ways to harness the power of computers and the networked environment to better educate students. In this video learn how new developments in... Read More

PBS LearningMedia Reaches 100,000+ Resources!

posted on January 16, 2015 at 12:00 AM

PBS LearningMedia Reaches 100,000+ Resources!
PBS LearningMedia announced that it now offers more than 100,000 digital resources available to PreK-13+ educators nationwide. Since its launch in 2011, PBS LearningMedia has continued to actively expand its offerings of education content that appeals to digital native students. Resources are available in English and Spanish, and are aligned to National and Common Core State Standards. “PBS LearningMedia is proud to have reached... Read More

City Farm

posted on January 9, 2015 at 12:00 AM

City Farm
Everyone knows that foods like vegetables, grains, meat and fruits are grown or raised on farms. Most of us, however, get our food from a grocery store rather than from a garden or farm. If a refrigerator or supermarket is our main experience of food, then it’s easy to think that food is always plentiful and instantly available. Urban gardening, which can occur in backyard gardens, small-scale community gardens, and larger-scale... Read More

Crack the Case

posted on January 6, 2015 at 1:32 PM

Crack the Case
How do we develop and support theories about historical events using primary and secondary research sources? In this lesson based on PBS’s History Detectives, your class will answer that very question as they examine how to approach a historical investigation! Bring learning alive as you guide your students though project-based inquiry into one of history’s famous cold cases. Students will choose a mystery to investigate,... Read More

The Design Process: From Idea to Solution

posted on December 22, 2014 at 9:07 AM

The Design Process: From Idea to Solution
What does innovation look like, and how can one generate innovative ideas in the classroom? This collection from NOVA Education built around "design thinking" is aimed at helping your students explore the invention of real-world, practical solutions to some of the world's most pressing problems. The collection, called The Design Process: From Idea to Solution, consists of four videos, each with an accompanying lesson plan. Your class will be... Read More

Cybersecurity 101

posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:34 PM

Cybersecurity 101
Do your students know the history of the Internet? The Internet was originally designed to connect large computers at universities, businesses and governments. Growth exploded once personal computers became common in the 1980s. Connecting to the Internet leaves computers vulnerable, however. People can use computers to delete data, spread viruses or even steal someone’s identity. The good news is that there are several ways your... Read More

Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa

posted on December 8, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Teach Your Students about Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa, first celebrated in 1966, is a celebration of African American culture and heritage. Every year it starts on December 26 and lasts until January 1. Each of the seven days is dedicated to a different principle that can help shape a community. The principles of faith, unity and creativity are just a few described in this PBS LearningMedia holiday video. Traditions include lighting red, black and green candles, as well as and drum and... Read More

Teach Your Students about Christmas

posted on December 2, 2014 at 7:48 AM

Teach Your Students about Christmas
Before you know it, Christmas will be here! As this PBS LearningMedia video describes, Christmas originated as a commemoration of Jesus’s birth, and since then, it has evolved to encapsulate many other cultural holiday traditions and celebrations, like decorating trees, festive parties and meals with family, listening to Christmas music on the radio, visits with Santa and giving gifts. The gift-giving tradition dates back hundreds of... Read More

Get the Math

posted on November 25, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Get the Math
How is math used in fashion? Or music? Or basketball? Your students will get a real world understanding of algebra with this “Get the Math” multimedia project collection as they learn how professionals working in fashion, videogame design and music production use algebraic thinking. Your class will take interactive challenges related to those careers, prompting them to think about the ways people use math in their daily lives... Read More

Around the Globe: France

posted on November 18, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Around the Globe: France
It’s Geography Awareness Week, mes chers élèves! Take your class on a virtual trip to France with this set of PBS LearningMedia digital resources – essays, lesson plans, images, videos – examining French history, society, culture and the lives of young people in France today. This featured Global Learning & Diplomacy Collection explores France’s geography and landscape, government, significant events... Read More

Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life

posted on November 13, 2014 at 10:44 AM

Soldiers, Veterans, and War in American Life
As we honor our nation’s veterans this week, bring stories from the battlefront into American history, world history and health classrooms with this selection of videos, images and media-rich lesson plans. This set of PBS LearningMedia educational materials allows your class to explore the similarities and differences in veterans’ memories of World War II and Vietnam while uncovering how these wars shaped American culture.... Read More

Student Reporting Labs: Military Families

posted on November 11, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Student Reporting Labs: Military Families
There are more than 21.2 million veterans living in America today. Collectively, they served our country during the last six wars: World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War, the Iraq War and the War in Afghanistan. There are also 611 U.S. military sites in 153 countries across the world. Some of these sites are bases where students and their families live, like the students featured in this video from PBS... Read More

TED Talks Education: "Build Relationships with Your Students."

posted on November 5, 2014 at 9:09 AM

TED Talks Education: "Build Relationships with Your Students."
“We’re educators. We’re born to make a difference,” says Rita Pierson, who has spent 40 years as a dedicated educator. The difference she refers to is not only helping students learn, but being a positive force in their lives. In her TED Talk, Pierson calls on teachers to build relationships with their students, no matter how challenging that may be. She shares examples of gestures large and small to bolster... Read More

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

posted on November 4, 2014 at 9:11 AM

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century
How can we leverage digital media in schools? That is one of the central questions in the film Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century, which explores how exceptional instructors are increasingly using digital media and interactive practices to ignite their students’ curiosity, help them become civically engaged, allow them to collaborate with peers and empower them to direct their own learning. Integrating digital media... Read More
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