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Maker Collection in PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | November 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maker Collection in PBS LearningMedia

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 […]

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Engaging Educators at Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference

Events & Conferences | October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Engaging Educators at Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference

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 […]

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KQED at Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference

Conferences | October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

KQED at Teachers 4 Social Justice Conference

   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 […]

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50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Resources

PBS LearningMedia | August 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom Resources

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 […]

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Gone Readin’: Literacy Skills Resources

PBS LM Social Studies/Lang. Arts | August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gone Readin’: Literacy Skills Resources

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.

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Teaching with Primary Sources

PBS LM Social Studies/Lang. Arts | July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Teaching with Primary Sources

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 […]

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Explore Immigration and Asian-Pacific Heritage with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Explore Immigration and Asian-Pacific Heritage with PBS LearningMedia

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.

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How PBS LearningMedia Can Strengthen Students’ Media Literacy for Common Core

PBS LearningMedia | May 22, 2013 | 2 Comments

How PBS LearningMedia Can Strengthen Students’ Media Literacy for Common Core

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 […]

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Constitution USA in PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Constitution USA in PBS LearningMedia

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 […]

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After Newtown: Classroom Resources for Examining Gun Control

PBS LearningMedia | May 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

After Newtown: Classroom Resources for Examining Gun Control

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.

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