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?
PBS LM Science | November 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
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 […]
PBS LearningMedia | November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Maker Party, was an initiative hosted by Mozilla, the MacArthur Foundation, and the National Writing Project in which people around the world met up, learned to make things, and shared what they’d made online. This PBS LearningMedia collection is designed to support the Maker Party by providing a one-stop shop of STEM and digital making […]
Events & Conferences | October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments
By Laura Robledo Learning is not an activity that stops on the weekend for teachers. On October 12th, around 2,000 educators from the Bay Area and beyond gathered at Mission High School for the 13th Annual Conference for Teachers for Social Justice: The Politics of Pedagogy. Teachers for Social Justice is a non-profit teacher support […]
Conferences | October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
Each year hundreds of educators both locally and nationally gather to network, explore empowering learning environments and develop a professional learning community at the Teaching for Social Justice– The Politics of Pedagogy Conference taking place Saturday, October 12th at Mission High School in San Francisco. KQED News Education Editor Mathew Green will be facilitating a […]
PBS LearningMedia | August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments
This month marks the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and will be commemorated by teachers and students across the United States and around the world. Help your students appreciate the significance of this event – and its role in the larger Civil Rights Movement using PBS LearningMedia’s collection […]
PBS LM Social Studies/Lang. Arts | August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
This summer, PBS LearningMedia turns the spotlight on this spectacular collection of resources supporting literacy skills development in grades PreK-12. Educators are invited to visit the new summer literacy collection with featured resources from Martha Speaks, Poetry Everywhere, Super WHY!, and The Electric Company.
PBS LM Social Studies/Lang. Arts | July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment
Make learning a multisensory experience for your students by integrating newsreel footage, speeches, audio files, and archival images into your lessons! PBS LearningMedia makes the search for quality content easy and stress-free with a collection of over 30,000 resources spanning the PreK-12 spectrum. For instant-access to the PBS LearningMedia library, simply create a user account […]
PBS LearningMedia | May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Introduce your students to the authors, musicians, entrepreneurs, and everyday people living in America who trace their roots to Asia and the Pacific islands. Use this special collection of digital resources to learn about their cultural heritage and to bring their unique stories into your classroom. Log in to view the full collection, or create an account. It’s free.
PBS LearningMedia | May 22, 2013 | 2 Comments
PBS LearningMedia, a free destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital public media resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, and lesson plans, provides core subject area resources. Included in this resource library are resources that address media literacy skills underlying the basic tenants of Common Core State Standards. The introduction […]
PBS LearningMedia | May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments
This spring, PBS LearningMedia spotlights the U.S. Constitution! Enhance your next lesson with PBS LearningMedia’s brand new collection of FREE, curriculum-targeted resources from the series, Constitution USA (Grades 9-12). Use these resources to instigate classroom discussion around key concepts like Federalism, equality, and separation of powers – and to help your students to better-understand the […]