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New Year, New Look: PBS LearningMedia Resources for Teaching in the Digital Age

| August 18, 2014 | 1 Comment
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A new school year = a new look for PBS LearningMedia! Go to pbslearningmedia.org and experience the best educational resources digital media has to offer, complete with a new, upgraded design and functionality. Check out this selection of resources from PBS LearningMedia to invigorate your teaching and learning in the digital age.

Digital Tools & How -To Resources | Videos | Grades 6-13+
In these short video tutorials from KQED, learn the basics for how to use free online tools for teaching and learning. The following tools can be incorporated into the classroom to convey information visually, make persuasive arguments and allow for a variety of collaborative opportunities.

Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century | Videos | All Grades
Digital Media: New Learners of the 21st Century explores how exceptional instructors are increasingly using digital media and interactive practices to ignite their students’ curiosity and ingenuity, help them become civically engaged, allow them to collaborate with peers worldwide, and empower them to direct learning experiences.

Mobile Learning in an Urban School | Video | Grades K-13 +
Mobile Learning in an Urban School, a video case study, helps teachers visualize mobile learning in the classroom. This video profile, set in a high school biology class, highlights learning goals, outcomes, and technical support.

Mobile Learning in a Rural School | Video | Grades K-13 +
Teachers share first-hand experiences using mobile devices for teaching and learning. Based on experiences in a rural school setting, the short video is filled with tips and support for the BYOD trend in mobile learning.

Learning in Virtual Worlds | Video | Grades 6-12
Researchers and educators are exploring how video games can be used in real-world ways both positive and practical. Watch What Games Teach from FRONTLINE’s Digital Nation and explore the remarkable power of alternate realities to do much more than just entertain.

Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More | Webinar Recording| Grades 6-12
In this webinar recording, tech expert Leslie Fisher explores how to successfully integrate mobile technology into the classroom. Presentation includes top applications, practical tips, and solutions for overcoming barriers.

 

 

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Almetria Vaba administers the California edition of PBS LearningMedia, a new digital media service for educators from PBS and WGBH. Check it out at: ca.pbslearningmedia.org.