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Last week, viewers across the country tuned in to the inspiring documentary 180 Days: Hartsville, taking a fresh look at the nation’s poverty and education challenges in rural South Carolina. The special was funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting CPB as part of “American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen” and is now available in its entirety as well as in shorter clips for the classroom.  (more…)

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This week PBS LearningMedia highlights videos, activities and resources that enhance students’ understanding of science, medicine, nutrition and the human body in support of National Nutrition Month and the upcoming March 30 premiere of Ken Burns’ documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, based on Siddhartha Mukherjee’s 2010 Pulitzer Prize‐winning book, “The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer.”

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The 2015 Ideas & Innovations Virtual Conference from March 23-25 is provided by Share My Lesson in partnership with content leaders, authors and experienced educators.  The conference’s 28 sessions are for new or experienced PreK-12 educators and span all subject areas from arts education, science and math to integrating technology and games into the classroom.  A free webinar, Cultivating Innovative Thinking, takes place on March 24 at 7pm when you can join PBS LearningMedia to explore how digital content can be used to strengthen key skills that lead to innovation.   (more…)

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The Huff Post’s The Blog recently featured a story about dyslexia written by one of their signature contributors, Anna Koppelman. Now a teen, Anna discovered she was dyslexic in first grade while watching an episode of ARTHUR. She writes, “I was using up my one hour of TV on the children’s show ARTHUR. It just so happened that at that time, on that day, the episode titled THE BOY WITH HIS HEAD IN THE CLOUDS aired on my TV, which I sat gaping at from my living room couch. It was as if I saw myself on the screen. He [Arthur’s friend, Greg] had spent years feeling behind his class, he couldn’t read, or do math problems at the rate his peers could do them. He felt stupid and worthless, but he wasn’t. The character had unique ideas and outlooks on the world. He saw things in a different way than his classmates and there was nothing wrong with that. He was just dyslexic. I remember hitting pause on the TV (more…)

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Learning about the arts is also learning about the art of living, which includes being more vulnerable and brave when making mistakes or facing rejection.  You can find meaningful ways to weave art, music, theater and their valuable lessons into your teaching with cross-curricular resources (more…)

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Black History Month provides an opportunity to celebrate and provide you with timely black history resources and curriculum, including PBS Black Culture Connection. You can also check out WGBH’s extensive Civil Rights collection for incredible content all in one place.  (more…)

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Yes, 62 million girls around the world – half of whom are adolescent – are not in school.  Last week, PBS LearningMedia was honored to be a guest at The White House as the Obama Administration held a live summit to announce their Let Girls Learn initiative, an effort to help adolescent girls worldwide complete their education and pursue their broader aspirations. PBS LearningMedia is proud to expand its collaboration on this global initiative with the launch of the new Girls’ Education resource collection. (more…)

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