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Make the Common Core Come Alive with KQED Arts Media

Arts | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Make the Common Core Come Alive with KQED Arts Media

As Common Core instruction ramps up, it is important to find ways to integrate the arts to keep students engaged and help flex their creative and collaborative muscles.

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Seven Art IS Education Resources

Arts | March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Seven Art IS Education Resources

In celebration of Art IS Education this month here is a list of arts resources from PBS LearningMedia. Use these resources to engage students in arts explorations throughout the month of March.  Also check out the KQED art contest and consider participating. KQED Art School Contest Create a portrait of your favorite person or historical […]

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20 Resources for Getting to the Roots of Family Trees

Arts | February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

20 Resources for Getting to the Roots of Family Trees

Genealogy can help your students build an emotional connection not only to their past, but to our nation’s history. Help your students get to know the personal side of history by digging into the roots of their own family tree. Use the PBS LearningMedia resources below to inspire your next lesson plan. Exploring the Past […]

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Olympic Games & Extreme Athletes in PBS LearningMedia

General | February 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Olympic Games & Extreme Athletes in PBS LearningMedia

The 2014 Winter Olympics kicked off last Thursday and it is sure to be a hot topic for the coming weeks. To commemorate the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games, here are PBS LearningMedia resources related to competitive sports and inspirational athletes. Are Olympic Competitors Geniuses? | Video | Arts | 9-12 Everyone is obsessed with the […]

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Quick Picks: STEAM Resources

PBS LearningMedia | February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

Quick Picks: STEAM Resources

From infusing art practices and design principles into science lessons to integrated learning with STEM and arts, explore this quick list of classroom ready resources to engage students in STEAM learning.  Learn more about STEAM. 1. Makers  Use the resources in this curated collection, categorized into design, how to (DIY), arts and crafts, robotics, and engineering […]

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All the World’s a Stage! Integrate Arts with PBS

General | January 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

All the World’s a Stage! Integrate Arts with PBS

Show your students how to make their mark on the stage with featured resources that explore stagecraft, playwriting, performance, and creative expression. Ignite their interest with Spark video segments profiling performance artists creating puppetry, improvisational theater, and intersecting sculpture and performance. Shadowlight Production: Theater (Shadow Puppetry) Grades 6-13 | Video | Culture and Theater In […]

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Enhance Arts Exploration with PBS LearningMedia Arts Collections

PBS LearningMedia | November 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Enhance Arts Exploration with PBS LearningMedia Arts Collections

In this educast find a sampling of free special curated arts collections containing media resources around themes and big ideas. Find more free classroom media resources at pbslearningmedia.org Makers This collection of video segments and lesson plans focuses on “making” in science, technology, and the arts. Teachers can use these resources to encourage do-it-yourself and hands-on […]

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Maker Collection in PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maker Collection in PBS LearningMedia

Maker Party, was an initiative hosted by Mozilla, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Writing Project in which people around the world met up, learned to make things, and shared what they’d made online. This PBS LearningMedia collection is designed to support the Maker Party by providing a one-stop shop of STEM and digital making […]

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How to Enhance Arts Exploration with PBS LearningMedia Resources

Arts | October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to Enhance Arts Exploration with PBS LearningMedia Resources

In this educast explore how video clips found in PBS LearningMedia can strengthen and enhance arts exploration in the classroom.  In arts, media can be an effective tool for introducing large concepts, examining  aspects of the creative process and connecting students with artists while promoting critical viewing skills and media awareness. This video contains a […]

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Four Halloween-Inspired Resources

PBS LearningMedia | October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Four Halloween-Inspired Resources

Enhance classroom discussions, homework assignments, and even flipped lessons with this special, Halloween-inspired collection of PBS LearningMedia resources. Remember to sign up for a free account in PBS LearningMedia to search, save, and share your favorites. The Zombie Autopsies for Educators Grades 8-13+ | Collection | Science The following lessons about neuroscience have been inspired […]

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