Can a Venn Diagram be classified as art? The past couple of weeks, students discussed this question in our #DoNowVenn post. We asked students, Can a Venn diagram become art? What transforms a data collection tool into fine art? What are the elements needed to allow for this transformation?
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 […]
PBS LearningMedia | May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments
Use these resources about gun violence in your high school government and English language arts classrooms to support the use of informational text and argumentative writing as defined in the Common Core State Standards, and the study of the Bill of Rights and the division of power between the federal governments and individual states.
PBS LearningMedia | March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
The 52nd annual California Council for the Social Studies (CCSS) conference begins today. According to the website this non profit organization promotes and supports social studies education through service, advocacy and leadership development. The conference theme this year “Social Studies on the March” focuses on civil rights education. See a list of great resources below that […]
PBS LearningMedia | February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Celebrate Black History Month in your classroom by highlighting the African American artists, educators, icons, and influential leaders that have impacted our nation’s history and culture. Use PBS LearningMedia to enhance your lessons with interviews, historic images and videos – and remember to register online for full access to the library. Duke Grades 1-4 | […]
PBS LearningMedia | January 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Every new or reelected US president since George Washington has delivered an official address on the day of his inauguration. Current custom dictates that the President deliver his speech after first taking the oath of office, which is administered by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. The speech serves as the President’s grand vision for his […]