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More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

General | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

More Than a Month: Three Resources for Exploring Cultural Acknowledgement

Let PBS LearningMedia help you prepare for Black History Month with an outstanding collection of resources. Begin with a briefing on the origins of this cultural heritage month with About Black History Month, a resource from the U.S. Department of State. Then dive into the history of the African American experience with classroom ready resources […]

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Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

News & Civics | January 15, 2015 | 1 Comment

Four Resources for Exploring Media Literacy Through the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Examine the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement with hundreds of PBS LearningMedia resources.

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Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

PBS LearningMedia | December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Top 10 Favorite PBS LearningMedia Videos of 2014

In the spirit of year-end traditions, here are the top 10 favorite PBS staff resource picks for 2014. This broad list of compelling resources for every grade represents some of the most popular content in PBS LearningMedia.  Find these and 87,000 more videos, lessons and interactives at pbslearningmedia.org. Mister Rogers’ & Daniel Tiger | Grades […]

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All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

General | December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

All About the Holidays: Three Videos Exploring Winter Holidays

‘Tis the season to celebrate. Hanukkah is here! The Christmas countdown continues.  Kwanzaa begins the day after Christmas. Use these PBS LearningMedia videos to spark a discussion with the kids in your life about the history, traditions and cultural roots of these holidays. Find these videos and more holiday videos in All About the Holidays,  […]

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Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

General | November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Six Fun Education Resources for the Holiday Break

Thanksgiving, the holiday of feasting, can spark lots of learning opportunities in the classroom and at the family dining room table. From the life of a turkey to the typical cost of a Thanksgiving meal, these PBS LearningMedia infographics and videos will get students digging into a holiday we can all be thankful for.  Sign […]

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Seven Resources to “Get Your Tech On”

PBS LearningMedia | November 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Seven Resources to “Get Your Tech On”

PBS LearningMedia wants to give you the tools you need to navigate and succeed in the digital age of learning. We’ve compiled a short list of favorite technology-themed resources from a larger collection designed to enhance your lesson plans and spark discussion in the classroom. Find the complete PBS LearningMedia collection and enter the Get Your Tech […]

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PBS LearningMedia Quick Picks for Veteran’s Day

News & Civics | November 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia Quick Picks for Veteran’s Day

With this short list of resources compiled from a long list of related video clips, lesson plans and images from PBS LearningMedia explore the experiences of veterans. The Way We Get By: Historical Perspectives: Coming Home From War Grades 6-12 | Multiple Resources | Social Studies/English Language Arts Students conduct an investigation that compares and contrasts […]

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Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

General | October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four Spooktacular Halloween Resources

Halloween is Friday! In the spirit of the season, bring the various element of Halloween into your classroom with videos from PBS LearningMedia. From a local middleschooler’s efforts to scare for a good cause to an exploration of scary sounds, take your students on a spooktacular journey this week with science and English resources. It’s […]

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Inside the Voting Booth: Six Election Day Animations

News & Civics | October 22, 2014 | 3 Comments

Inside the Voting Booth: Six Election Day Animations

Election day was Tuesday. Take this opportunity to explore the election process with your students using popular PBS LearningMedia elections animations and interactives. From understanding various tactics of a political campaign to exploring how citizens decide who and what to vote for in an election, step inside the voting booth with PBS LearningMedia. And sign […]

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Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

General | October 15, 2014 | 3 Comments

Where Do You Belong? 20 Videos Exploring Geography

By Sarah Bremer My students carry GPS-enabled devices (smart phones) in their back pockets and view paper maps as artifacts from a distant past.  PBS LearningMedia makes it easy for me to engage these “digital natives.”  A quick search turns up high quality, targeted materials that I can easily incorporate into a lesson or homework […]

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