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Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

posted on December 16, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century

Looking for a FREE and informative professional development resource that can help you better engage with students in the 21st Century? Learn how to ignite students' curiosity and ingenuity with this collection of PBS LearningMedia resources from the documentary Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century, produced by Twin Cities Public Television. Explore how exceptional instructors are increasingly using digital media and interactive practices and help your students become civically engaged, allow them to collaborate with peers worldwide and empower them to direct their own learning. Click Read More

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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Starts Off the 25th Season

posted on December 10, 2013 at 9:38 AM

AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Starts Off the 25th Season

The New Year is just around the corner and with it comes new AMERICAN EXPERIENCE films premiering in January and February. Continuing its 25th anniversary season, new episodes kick off on January 7th with The Poisoner's Handbook—an in-depth look at how New York’s first medical examiner transformed forensic chemistry, followed by 1964 on January 14th—an exploration of a year that defined an era (Beatlemania, the passage of the Civil Rights Act, the birth of the Women’s Movement and the transfer of the presidency to...

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Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season

posted on December 5, 2013 at 7:45 AM

Curious George Celebrates the Holiday Season

Celebrate the holiday season with Curious George: A Very Monkey Christmas! In this heartwarming hour-long special, George and The Man with the Yellow Hat worry about what to give each other for Christmas and in the process and discover the true spirit of the holiday season.

Click here to see our shedule for Curious George and more viewing...

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The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection

posted on December 2, 2013 at 12:00 AM

The Science of Winter: Polar Sciences Collection

Earth's polar regions may seem remote, but they are an integral part of the entire Earth system. For example, pollution from other areas affects Arctic and Antarctic ecosystems, and changes in the icy landscapes of the polar regions may influence global ocean circulation patterns and accelerate climate change. The fourth International Polar Year (IPY) was a 2007–2008 international campaign to advance polar science and better understand global climate change through an interdisciplinary approach. Learn about the importance of studying the poles through these media resources, adapted from a variety of sources. Explore the polar regions, the changes they are experiencing, and their connections to the rest of the...

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Mobile Apps Code Program

posted on November 21, 2013 at 11:26 AM

Mobile Apps Code Program

 Mobile Learning Program

Once again PBS KIDS® and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) have joined forces with
you and other outreach partners across the country to offer apps to children in low-income communities. The goal is to give preschool and early elementary school children access to PBS KIDS apps for free via community organizations like yours. Powered by a Ready To Learn Grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the program is part of an initiative designed to use the power of media to advance early learning and school readiness. The details of the program follow, along with information on the next steps for your organization to take in order to implement...

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PBS Offers More Choices for Mobile Users

posted on November 20, 2013 at 12:45 PM

PBS Offers More Choices for Mobile Users

PBS Kids has an exciting new page that offers many resources for parents and educators of young children. PBS Kids Apps is visually appealing and has many offerings, such as those listed below. 

Apps lets you sort by show, age, or skill.  These apps cover a variety of subject areas such as math, reading, vocabulary, patterns, science, art and...

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150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

posted on November 19, 2013 at 9:02 AM

150th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address

“Four score and seven years ago…” Often referred to as the most important 272 words in American history, November 19, 2013 marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s landmark Gettysburg Address.  PBS LearningMedia has a wealth of content available to help commemorate this event, including  Read More

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