Wal-Mart has been criticized by labor advocates for it’s low compensation rates. But, starting in April, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees will receive a pay raise – $1.25 higher than the federal minimum wage. Wal-Mart announced that its employees will earn $9 an hour rather than the lower $7.25, and will go up to […]
Science, nutrition and medicine intersect in a variety of ways. From an exploration of the immune system to investigations in new treatments for diabetes, bring these PBS LearningMedia videos into your classroom during April, National Nutrition Month.
It’s National Engineers Week! From growing plants in space to innovations in the building designing process, these resources will bring real-world applications of physics and engineering into your teaching and learning. Use videos to illustrate how engineering touches every aspect of life. Ramp-n’Roll: Curious George | Grades PreK-1 How is Curious George going to get […]
Spider biologist, app artist, mechatronics engineer. . . Art School videos feature working artists demonstrating artistic practices that students can follow along with. Career Spotlight videos show the variety of career options in STEM fields. These are just a few of the career profiles found in PBS LearningMedia and they offer a great starting point […]
Headed to the NSTA Long Beach Area Conference this week? Be sure to visit the KQED/ Science Friday booth (#526) in the exhibit hall and explore science resources from public media producers, many found in PBS LearningMedia. Here is a sample list of some of our favorites PBS LearningMedia STEM careers resources for exploring with […]
By Dr. Leslie Farmer Dr. Leslie Farmer, a Professor at California State University Long Beach, coordinates the Librarianship program. A frequent presenter and author of 30 books for the profession, she won American Library Association’s 2011 Phi Beta Mu Award for library education. Dr. Farmer is also the President of the California School Libraries Foundation. […]