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Science Educators!  Free KQED/CSTA Online Trainings

PBS LearningMedia | February 15, 2013 | 2 Comments

Science Educators! Free KQED/CSTA Online Trainings

Join KQED and CSTA for one of four area specific science webinars and learn the ropes around PBS LearningMedia, a collection of thousands of digital media resources from KQED and other public media stations for the K-12 science classroom. Experienced science educators give an example of a media-rich lesson and present strategies for successfully incorporating […]

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Seven Reasons to Integrate PBS LearningMedia into Science Curriculum

PBS LearningMedia | February 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Seven Reasons to Integrate PBS LearningMedia into Science Curriculum

Multimedia as a tool can enhance and strengthen the impact of activities in the field and in the science classroom.  PBS LearningMedia videos, audio and interactives engage students and can be used to effectively demonstrate science concepts as well as to reinforce media literacy technologies as part of a core science curriculum.  Here are 7 […]

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Black History Resources in PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Black History Resources in PBS LearningMedia

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 | […]

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PBS LearningMedia Educast Series: Video Tutorials

PBS LearningMedia | January 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

PBS LearningMedia Educast Series: Video Tutorials

PBS LearningMedia, a digital library of media content contributed from public media producers and partners from around the country, has thousands of free assets and is a resource that can serve as a valuable tool for educators to engage students. This new series offers strategies for navigating and making use of this growing repository. Watch […]

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Five Resources for Soaring to Space

PBS LearningMedia | January 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Five Resources for Soaring to Space

Space exploration allows for an interdisciplinary moment between science and social studies. Use these 5 PBS LearningMedia resources to add richness and depth to your lessons.  PBS LearningMedia has thousands more classroom-ready media to enhance classroom learning. 1.  Hubble’s Expanding Universe Video(4:14) Grades:  6-12 Use this video and accompanying support material to spark astronomy fascination among […]

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Six Resources for Teaching About Careers in Science

PBS LearningMedia | January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Six Resources for Teaching About Careers in Science

What better time to discuss careers and goal setting with your students than on the cusp of a new year? In December, PBS LearningMedia featured a collection of resources focused on STEM careers that was both motivating and insightful. Designing a Rollercoaster Video (:53): Grades 5-12 Meet mechanical engineer and roller coaster designer Chris Gray, in […]

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Five Resources for Engaging in the Microscopic World of Cells

PBS LearningMedia | December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Five Resources for Engaging in the Microscopic World of Cells

Teaching about cells can be a bit abstract. Often, classroom microscopes are not capable of illuminating tiny cells and structures and textbook images never quite do the amazing cell justice. Current media resources however, can be just the thing to engage students in this microscopic world! In the Cellular Structure and Function activity from PBS […]

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Six Resources for Making Math Meaningful

PBS LearningMedia | November 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Six Resources for Making Math Meaningful

Math can be made meaningful when connected to students’ experiences. With video clips and interactive games from public media students practice math concepts while exploring real world concepts. Learn how to decorate an intricate cake, play the role of the pharmacist, roof a house and more using PBS LearningMedia resources to measure with math. Using […]

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7 Great Election 2012 Resources

PBS LearningMedia | September 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

7 Great Election 2012 Resources

Here are 7 great resources to engage students in Election 2012, including mutimedia election content produced by the PBS Newshour team. Get right to the heart of complex issues with a rage of great interactive maps, video clips and lesssons found in PBS LearningMedia. 2012 Political Map Center This interactive map from PBS NewsHour features […]

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Back to School with PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia | August 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

Back to School with PBS LearningMedia

“Digital media is a way to reach students. This is what they live, eat, and breathe… digital media everyday…so I already have an audience before I even start.”- Michelle Pickett, 5th Grade ELA Teacher PBS LearningMedia, a free digital media service from PBS, is helping teachers connect the dots between students’ lives and classroom learning. […]

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