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Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More

posted on January 2, 2014 at 12:00 AM

Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More

As we approach the New Year, now is a great time for you to catch up with FREE professional development resources that address many of the digital trends in the classroom. If you are a teacher or homeschooler who wants to use more technology with your students, but don’t know where to start, then PBS LearningMedia has the answer for you in this easy to digest recorded webinar all about integrating tablets, smart phones, laptops and whiteboards into curriculum. Join K-12 tech expert Leslie Fisher as she explores how to successfully integrate mobile technology into the classroom. Learn about top applications, practical tips and solutions for overcoming barriers along the way. Click Read More

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Move to the Beat and Find Out How Silent -e- Changes Everything

posted on December 26, 2013 at 8:31 AM

Move to the Beat and Find Out How Silent -e- Changes Everything

Celebrate the New Year with PBS LearningMedia & The Electric Company by exploring words that end with a silent -e- and learn how a silent -e- changes a short vowel sound into a long vowel sound. Fulfill that New Year’s resolution of being more active and entertain your students at the same time while rocking out with the silent -e- music video and teaching them four crucial areas of literacy: decoding, vocabulary, comprehension of connected text and motivation. Who knew learning could be so much...

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Posted on December 26, 2013 at 8:31 AM Comments

Spend or Save? Two Cents on Financial Planning

posted on December 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM

Spend or Save? Two Cents on Financial Planning

Check out this PBS LearningMedia collection of resources from Thirteen/WNET designed to engage students in financial awareness, economic empowerment and personal responsibility. The 25 resources that comprise the collection conceptually illustrate lessons regarding savings, investment, creditworthiness, entrepreneurship, and commerce. 

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Posted on December 23, 2013 at 12:00 AM Comments

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.

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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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