Daily News Story

In Alaska, roughly half of all students graduate from high school. See what steps teachers are taking to solve this problem.

Geography Awareness Week

Watch as experts trace the amazing history of geography from clay tablets to interactive, digital maps.

Immigration in the U.S.

President Obama spoke to the nation last night about extending deportation relief to millions of immigrants. Analyze his remarks using these timely support materials.

Interactive Map

Did you know that South America is Earth’s fourth-largest continent in area and the fifth-largest in population? Explore its physical and political characteristics with this interactive map.

Tablet Sweepstakes

Have you entered the "Get Your Tech On" sweepstakes yet? Don't miss out! This is your chance to win Samsung Galaxy tablets for your entire classroom.*

PBS LearningMedia: Massachusetts PBS Edition

  • WATCH FOR US AT THESE EVENTS!

    NCSS NATIONAL CONFERENCE  We’ll be showcasing American Experience resources, Inspiring Middle School Literacy lessons in the social studies content area, and our new Magna Carta collection. We encourage all high school history teachers to come by the booth to review the prototype of a new “Writing About History” lesson. On Friday at 4:15 pm, join WGBH’s special screening of Freedom Summer, with panel discussion after the film. Hynes Center 210. On Saturday, Karen White from the Massachusetts DESE will be presenting a session on History and Social Studies MCUs, 10:10 am, Exhibit Hall Classroom A. Attendees receive a canvas PBS LearningMedia tote bag and flash drive containing ALL of the current Massachusetts Model Curriculum Units! November 21-23  Hynes Convention Center, Boston.

     

    CHRISTA MCAULIFFE TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE We'll be featuring digital resources and online PD from PBS LearningMedia. Stop by booth 54 and enter our raffle to win a canvas tote bag filled with PBS and WGBH goodies! December 2-4, Radisson Hotel and Expo Center, Manchester, NH. 

  • STEM Video Challenge for Teachers!

    The STEM TEACHER VIDEO CHALLENGE is a video contest for Massachusetts educators about creative STEM teaching solutions. We're looking for short videos (1-5) minutes that demonstrate STEM concepts, experiments, or best practices. Winning teachers will win their choice of document camera or iPad. See our YouTube channel for details.

  • NEW Science Model Curriculum Units

    The Massachusetts Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education has recently published more science Model Curriculum Units, including:

    Invasive Species: A Study of the Disruption of an Ecosystem’s Dynamics and

    Plants Make Their Own Food

    Check back regularly for new STEM Model Curriculum Units. In the meantime, revisit the webinar we hosted last year with Jake Foster of the Mass. DESE: Model Curriculum Units in Action: Science

    See the entire list of Model Curriculum Units (MCUs) on the DESE website. You can also access the MCUs on the Edwin Teaching and Learning Platform

News from PBS LearningMedia

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