Last week, students across the country discussed the effectiveness of longer prison sentences in our #DoNow3Strikes post. We asked students Do lengthy prison sentences help deter crime? Should voters or legislators be part of determining prison sentences?
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 […]
It is the beginning of the school year and there is a whole host of great things happening. Here are the top to-do’s for educators this month. Check out our makeover! kqed.org/education has a brand new look. Easily find educasts, professional development modules, digital tools, news education resources, arts demonstrations, science media and more. Tell us what you think. Beef up your educator tool kit with PBS TeacherLine’s flexible online professional development for Prek-12 educators!
If your number one back-to-school wish was to have access to great new lesson plans to integrate into your curriculum– your wish has been granted. PBS LearningMedia provides over 500 customizable lesson plans ready for the picking. See a few favorites here: Drawing Inferences Grades K-5 | Lesson Plan | Literacy Strengthen your students reading […]
PBS LearningMedia is your destination for direct access to thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources. PBS LearningMedia builds on the strength of public media and is designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. Resources are aligned to Common Core and national standards and include videos and interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth […]
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 […]
Fireworks capture our attention with their beautiful colors and controlled explosions, both of which link directly to fundamental concepts taught in basic chemistry classes. Media resources featured in the lesson, Igniting Chemistry in Fireworks provide a visually rich way to tie together spectral chemistry, combustion, and the nature of fire. Students begin by watching a […]
This summer, use PBS LearningMedia’s “interactives” to experiment, manipulate, and investigate! With over 30,000 free videos, interactive games, audio clips, essays, and lesson plans, PBS LearningMedia helps you to keep learning alive all season long. Invite your students to explore velocity, temperature, fish adaptations, and climate with this collection of featured games: Cooking with Sugar, […]