Use PBS LearningMedia to enhance your lessons during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 9-15) and introduce your students to a fascinating world of imaginative thinkers and code-savvy scientists.
Support the needs of your local teachers by customizing the PBS LearningMedia™ experience. For more information, email LearningMediaCustom@pbs.org.
PBS LearningMedia™ provides educators with strategies, tools, and professional development resources needed to fully utilize digital learning. It offers schools, districts, and states a cost-effective solution for seamless media integration and customization, including:
Primary source information with a local spin--at your fingertips on PBS LearningMedia! Primary sources offer viewers a glimpse into the particular time and place they were created. The resources in the Boston TV News Digital Library use primary source footage from Boston TV news outlets to connect students to events that occurred in the late 20th century, covering a range of topics in American history, including civil rights and the environmental movement. Recently added topics include busing, racial profiling, and breaking the little league gender gap.
Free middle school literacy webinar!
Wednesday, December 11, 2013- 5pm / Eastern Time
Join us for a deep and entertaining exploration of adolescent literacy issues and the Inspiring Middle School Literacy collection, a free resource of cross-curricular lessons mapped to the Common Core and available at no cost on this site: www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/midlit.
Each lesson uses video, interactive activities, note taking, reading and writing, and addresses a range of literacy strategies. Teacher guides are included, and all lessons are mapped to the Common Core State Standards. Click here to sign up!
On December 11, PBS LearningMedia is launching an exciting Digital Innovator program, rewarding tech-savvy educators who embrace digital learning. Does that sound like you? Watch this space for details!
WGBH Education, in partnership with ConnectEDU, was recently awarded a Literacy Courseware Challenge grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop literacy courseware on a scalable platform. This grant will allow WGBH and ConnectEDU to embed engaging skill-building resources in a data dashboard that measures progress against the literacy standards in the Common Core.