We may know the latest gossip about One Direction or how Beyonce’s sister Solange attacked Jay-Z in an elevator, but is our interest in celebrities a bad thing? Within the past few weeks, students analyzed how our fascination with celebrities impacts society in our #DoNowCelebrity post. We asked students, Given the context of income inequality and changing demographics across the country, is the American obsession with celebrities good or bad for our culture? Why?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Explore the benefits of an arts-infused classroom during National Arts in Education week. Learn how to integrate the arts in your classroom from dance and drama to music and visual arts. Explore resources and develop techniques to bring artistic elements in your classroom. Below is a sampling of inspirational content; visit PBS LearningMedia for additional art […]
AMP up your teaching with PBS LearningMedia! Turn to www.pbslearningmedia.org for easy-access to PD resources addressing topics like: Planning & Preparation Assessment & Evaluation Common Core State Standards Effective Instruction Discussion & Questioning Techniques Click here to see more, or access resources from TED Talks Education below: Personal Grit as Key to Success What’s the […]
Help your students to expand their cultural repertoire with these featured resources centered on music, society, and culture. Register for full access to the free service. Stephen Kent: Music Grades 6-13+ | Video | Musical Creation & Performance Meet a composer and musician who has been playing the didgeridoo – a traditional aboriginal instrument – for […]