Learn and practice Spanish, including vocabulary for clothes and landscape features, with the Oh Noah! “Out on a Limb” webisode, related interactive games, and lesson plan. Continue Reading »

imagesMost kids love listening to stories. Team this with digital technology and you have an effective information delivery system.  Editorial Intern Lisa Driscoll tells how in the August 27, 2014 edition of eSchool news, which includes a link to Continue Reading »

I’ve already heard acclaim for Ken Burns’ newest — and what one reviewer called, best — documentary, THE ROOSEVELTS: An Intimate History, which premieres this Sunday, 9/14, on WGBY at 8pm and 10pm.  Content from the series will be available in both the Basic (free) and Custom versions of PBS LearningMedia.  The Basic service will feature six lesson plans complete with supplementary video clips from the series and the Custom service will also include all seven full-length, chaptered episodes. Continue Reading »

PBS TeacherLineFall in New England can remind us how everything changes and how quickly time can pass.  Perhaps you’ve been thinking about graduate courses and now find a new school year already here without having acted on the best of your intentions.   PBS TeacherLine online courses offer an innovative and flexible way to advance your career and learn new teaching strategies in an engaging online environment.  A variety of facilitated and self-paced courses span a range of subjects and grades.  You can check out the selection of fall courses that begin on September 17 by
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r of eSchool News, reports in the September 5th issue on five new APPS that can help special needs students Continue Reading »

PBS LearningMedia’s theme this week is Full STEAM [Science, Technology, Engineering, ARTS, Mathematics] Ahead!  In support of National Arts in Education Week, these resources help teachers bring the creative arts into STEM curriculum.  For example, do you remember growing up reading pop-up books? Pop-ups, or three dimensional, moveable books that rely on intricate and innovative paper engineering, are wonderful “devices” to engage learners (grades 3-12) in reading and spark their imagination off the page. Continue Reading »

imagesAs you and students start this new school year, PBS LearningMedia welcomes you back with a new look, new resources, and the return of its successful “Get Your Tech On” initiative to help teachers better integrate digital media and technology in the classroom. Through November 30, teachers can  access free tech-themed content collections, how-to guides on building digital classrooms, professional development webinars, and enter to win weekly tablet giveaways.

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