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Summer Explorer Series: Sizzlin’ Summer of Reading

General | May 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Summer Explorer Series: Sizzlin’ Summer of Reading

PBS LearningMedia showcases a wide range of literacy resources. This selected list of content focuses on reading, writing, and notable authors. Find more resources for sizzlin’ summer reading by signing up for a free account at PBS LearningMedia. Rosemary Wells | Videos and Booklist | Grades 2-7 Rosemary Wells is the author and illustrator of […]

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20 Memorial Day Resources Honoring Veterans Past & Present

General | May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

20 Memorial Day Resources Honoring Veterans Past & Present

These resources highlight Memorial Day and the upcoming 70th anniversary of D-Day (6/6) by celebrating the stories of Veterans from across the country; resource list includes rich local content from PBS stations around the country. WWII Prairie Memories | Video | Grades 3-12 Sailor John Beston, army nurse Marcy Korda, RCAF pilot Leonard Jorgenson, navy […]

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Educational Games for Summer Learning

General | May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Educational Games for Summer Learning

Learning doesn’t have to end when the school year does. PBS LearningMedia has many educational resources that can support children throughout the long summer days. Here is a small sampling taken from this online library offered from PBS. Create a free PBS LearningMedia account for full access to a treasure trove of games and videos […]

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Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning in PBS LearningMedia

General | April 30, 2014 | 3 Comments

Digital Tools for Teaching and Learning in PBS LearningMedia

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. How to Create an Interactive Image with Thinglink In this […]

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Shake it Up! 17 Resources for Learning Through Dance

General | April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Shake it Up! 17 Resources for Learning Through Dance

Quick Picks: Use these resources to shake up learning across subjects and integrate dance into curriculum. Find more resources for integrating arts at PBS LearningMedia.  For full access sign up for a free account. Caillou’s Dance Party | Video | Grade PreK Miss Martin is throwing a dance party. Caillou is excited, only… he doesn’t […]

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I <3 Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

General | April 2, 2014 | 2 Comments

I <3 Earth: 22 Earth Day Resources

Planning for Earth Day 2014 is well underway around the world.  Bring environmental issues to your classroom with resources from PBS LearningMedia.  Highlights include an animated video from Loop Scoop using orange juice consumption to teach about biodegration, a lesson tracking waste in neighborhoods from America Revealed, and a QUEST video transporting viewers to the […]

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Resources to Tell the Story of DNA

General | March 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Resources to Tell the Story of DNA

What makes us uniquely human? In the three-part series The Human Spark, originally broadcast on PBS in January 2010, Alan Alda takes this question personally, visiting with dozens of scientists on three continents and participating directly in many experiments – including the detailed examination of his own brain. Along the way, he learns why some […]

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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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Engineering Resources for Tinkering, Hammering and Sketching

General | February 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Engineering Resources for Tinkering, Hammering and Sketching

This week is all about tinkering, hammering, sketching, measuring, analyzing, and experimenting. Why? Because it’s National Engineers Week! Use these resources to show your students why engineering matters. Find more resources to engage students at PBS LearningMedia. Making Stuff | Grades 6-12 | Collection | Materials Science What will the future bring, and what will […]

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