Strengthen your students' literacy skills with PBS LearningMedia! Explore the resources below for creative classroom activities and to catch up on exciting news and updates from PBS.
Wednesday, April 23, 7 p.m. EST: Math at the Core: Middle School
The "Math at the Core: Middle School" collection on PBS LearningMedia illustrates how the Common Core State Standards can be found in our every day lives, and reflects a wide range of culturally responsive perspectives and learning styles. Join us for a discussion of the resources in the collection, and learn best practices for classroom implementation. Register here: http://ow.ly/uPS31
Tuesday, April 29, 3:30 p.m. EST: MCUs in Action: English Language Arts
Curious about shifts in the 2011 Curriculum Framework for ELA? Want to know more about the Model Curriculum Units available from the Massachusetts ESE? Get all your questions answered during this webinar, featuring Sarah Churchill Silberman, ELA Content Lead for the MCU project. Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1fu8qUl
Wednesday, April 30, 3:30 p.m. EST: MCUs in Action: Math
The third webinar in our series exploring the Model Curriculum Units (MCUs) available from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. Featured presenter Anne Marie Condike, Math Content Lead for the MCU project, will illustrate key features of the units, and discuss shifts in the 2011 Curriculum Framework for Mathematics. Click here to register: http://bit.ly/1hWFtbq
Thursday, May 1, 3:30 p.m. EST: MCUs in Action: Science
Join featured speaker Jacob Foster, Science Content Lead for the MCU project, as we discuss key features of the science Model Curriculum Units, as well as recent curriculum shifts, and how these affect instruction. Register here: http://bit.ly/1kcTAcJ
The STEM TEACHER CHALLENGE, sponsored by Google and WGBH Education, is a video contest seeking creative STEM teaching solutions. Upload your video to our YouTube channel and it may be selected for inclusion in a special STEM collection on PBS LearningMedia™! http://ow.ly/vztYx
WGBH Boston has joined 100Kin10's national coalition of nearly 200 organizations, focused on addressing the national imperative to recruit, train, and retrain 100,000 STEM teachers before 2021. WGBH will produce and curate at least 1000 STEM-focused digital assets in PBS LearningMedia™.
"As the largest content producer for PBS, WGBH is uniquely equipped to build a catalog of digital resources that complement and enhance classroom curriculum," said WGBH President and CEO Jonathan Abbott.
This partnership recognizes WGBH's innovation, boldness, and proven track-record to commitments toward expanding, improving, and retaining the nation's STEM teaching force.
See the full list of 100Kin10 partners here: http://www.100kin10.org/
Meet School Yourself, one of the winners of last fall's Innovation Math Challenge contest. Their submission, "Beat the Odds," is now part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection. Watch their interview here: http://youtu.be/g_Q54VPpxRw