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As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, WGBY airs the 29th Hispanic Heritage Awards on Friday, September 30, at 10:00pm.   Paying tribute to Latinos by Latinos, the awardees this year include Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor and writer and MIT professor, Junot Díaz.

Applauding women and men who contribute to their country and bring pride to their heritage is one way to counter stereotypes and cultivate mutual respect.  Education can go deeper with resources that engage students in the challenges and accomplishments of (more…)

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HLC2016_Winners_JudgingWe’ve shared the 2016 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge with you — from the time entries could be submitted until the recent announcement of winners, including highlights of our young Massachusetts chef whose recipe was selected.  THIS THURSDAY, July 14, all 56 winners of the Challenge will attend the Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House.

When the event is live-streamed, beginning at 10:00 am EST, you can  (more…)

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First_Book_logoFifteen educators or program leaders will receive a $500 Marketplace credit to help solve a problem facing their communities.

The timeline to apply for the chance to utilize diverse, tailored books and resource collections to activate students to create direct change within their communities is (more…)

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PBS has just been honored with two REVERE awards by The Association of American Publishers (AAP) for PBS LearningMedia.  If you follow this blog, you’re no stranger to this digital library of more than 120,000 resources for educators and students.  Election Central, providing educators with curated content to teach K-12 students about the political

process, won for Best News & Current Issues Supplemental Resource while the PBS LearningMedia Student App. took home top prize for Innovation Beyond the Classroom. You can find both (more…)

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MA_Massachusetts_AbbyNewmanIn a March post, we shared Michelle Obama’s invitation to the fifth annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge for 8-12 year olds.  Recently, the White House announced that, after careful deliberation, 56 winners had been selected for the 2016 Challenge.

From MASSACHUSETTS the original recipe — healthy, affordable, and tasty — is one for Fit to Run Boston Marathon Cod-Potato Cake HLC2016_MA_Massachusetts_Abby-1by   (more…)

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“I must study politics and war, that our sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. Our sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history . . . in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry and porcelain.”  John Adams, Letters of John Adams, Addressed to His Wife  

Arts|Learning’s Networking and Advocacy Group (formerly the Massachusetts Alliance for Arts Education) recognizes individuals, organizations, institutions and businesses that exemplify excellence in arts education advocacy. Arts|Learning is now accepting Massachusetts nominations for the following prestigious award categories:  (more…)

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WGBH, in collaboration with NASA, is looking for the next generation of STEM educators.  Bringing the Universe into America’s Classrooms will develop digital learning resources for STEM learning and gives K-12 educators an opportunity to help design and test new instructional models and digital media tools.  Produced by WGBH, these resources will feature WGBH and NASA content available at PBS LearningMedia for free to all educators.

WGBH is looking for 50 teacher advisors to help with this mission.  Full-time classroom teachers  (more…)

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