How can you put structures in place in your classroom that build a culture of learning together, making and critiquing arguments and persisting in problem solving when students have varied math backgrounds? You can see how one ninth grade geometry teacher in Brooklyn, NY does it in this WGBH Education video that shows how you might differentiate instruction while encouraging argumentation and critique, supporting the Common Core Standard for Mathematical Practice. Continue Reading »

What does innovation look like, and how can one generate innovative ideas and strategies – right in the classroom? This collection, produced by NOVA Education, helps educators and learners explore the process by which innovators seek to make the world a better place through the invention of practical solutions to some of the world’s most pressing problems. Continue Reading »

engamerica_film_large_thumbStudents can explore America’s greatest engineering feats through American Experience’s interactive map, and teachers can also find accompanying educational resources.  Television’s most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America’s past and present. This collection offers you quick access to videos, interactives, and articles Continue Reading »

We recently shared that PBS LearningMedia™ has gotten an update.  The website has debuted an all-new look and feel for your access to more than 87,000 free digital learning resources to inspire your classes. In addition, the entire site has been optimized for mobile devices and tablets, with more new features coming.  Educators will soon have the ability to Continue Reading »

Bullies have been a problem in schools for a long time, but only recently have we come to realize just how pervasive the problem is. Rosemary Allen, in the July 17th issue of eSchool News, identifies the steps that schools and educators need to consider Continue Reading »

face smilingIn spite of the fact that WGBY’s free Lending Library website is still inaccessible on line, the library staff is ready and eager to answer any questions you might have regarding the collection, topics, shipment, etc. Continue Reading »

PBS LearningMedia is getting an update.  Educators will continue to have access to the same amazing FREE digital media content, but this week, the website will debut an all-new look and feel — just in time for the new school year!  Continue Reading »


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