PBS TeacherLine’s facilitated and self-paced professional development courses online in science, reading, STEM, social studies, math, and instructional strategies/technology start July 9. Explore the summer lineup of professional development courses (more…)
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Rather than fall prey to a toxic environment of complaints and negativity that can sometimes permeate conversations about education, you can act in ways that keep your practice vital for students and you. The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is offering intensive one-day “Transformative Teachers” workshops for high school and middle school teachers, creating a supportive community of teachers with the tools and methods for fostering resilient and ethical young leaders. (more…)
On Monday, April 28, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. EST, you can attend this STEM webinar to learn how to bring exciting, real-world applications of physics and engineering into the classroom. You’ll receive an exclusive look into the resources in the NASA Physics and Engineering collection on PBS LearningMedia™ as well as advice for teaching with this digital media from NASA. (more…)
While 15, 30, or 45-hour PBS TeacherLine spring courses began on March 26, you still have until March 28 to enroll. Among the many advantages of these preK-12 online courses is that they fit into your full schedule with anytime, anywhere learning, and many of them offer PDPs or CEUs. You can also explore new PBS TeacherLine professional development courses that help you build your digital classroom.
What does mathematical argumentation and critique look like in the classroom? The following video from PBS LearningMedia’s Making the Case collection introduces Common Core Standard #3 for Mathematical Practice: “Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others,” and provides context about implementing the standard in your classroom practice. Reflections from teachers and from math education experts are also included.
PBS TeacherLine spring courses begin March 26. As many of you know, these facilitated and self-paced online, professional development courses are offered in science, reading, STEM, social studies, math, and instructional strategies/technology. To better integrate technology and digital resources into your curriculum while earning PDPs or CEUs, you can also sign up for a new series of 1.5 hour online professional development courses focused on teaching and learning in the digital age. (more…)