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Last week the NY Times published an article entitled “Teaching Students How to Talk Less and Listen More,” the genesis of which was a question by a teacher who asked for suggestions about managing students whose participation dominates class time. Whether you currently have students who talk too little or too much, are challenged by other classroom management issues, or would like to find hundreds — actually thousands — of resources for a wide range of professional development needs, (more…)

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imagesAcross the country good teachers help shape students’ lives every day.  PBS TeacherLine courses can help you achieve your goals through professional development that adapts to your schedule — especially over these wintry months. Whether to gain content knowledge and teaching strategies, earn PDPs/CEUs, or explore future possibilities for advancement, PBS TeacherLine winter courses (more…)

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It’s mid-way through the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators Program application period with applications due by 2/11 for this amazing opportunity. PBS loves teachers and in 2014 rewarded 100 hard-working educators with the title of “PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator,” with exclusive access to virtual and in-person trainings, free PD and more.  In 2015 we’re searching for 100 more innovators like Don Goble.  (more…)

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imagesThis Monday, December 15, 2014 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EST, you can join a free PBS LearningMedia 101 training focused on how PBS LearningMedia can inspire, engage and personalize learning experiences for students.  Should this also be your first webinar, it will be a chance to discover how easy it is  (more…)

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Professional development is essential for teachers who want to grow in their knowledge, skills and confidence.  You can give yourself the gift of professional development over the winter, taking it from where ever you choose. PBS TeacherLine’s winter courses start on 1/14 and if you sign up early, you’ll receive 20% off your enrollment fee.  (more…)

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The holiday season is here and we’re celebrating by kicking off the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.  In addition to this video from one of last year’s recipients, Bekah Hightower, we’ve shared inspiring information about our local 2014 Digital Innovator, Mark Vasicek, and hope you’ll consider applying for this program.  As a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator, you’ll be able to build a relationship with WGBY, receive one year of free PD, gain membership into a robust professional learning community and have an all-expense paid two-day trip to the PBS Digital Summit in Philadelphia, PA (more…)

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imagesShortly after the new school year began, eSchoolnews shared an invitation from the Library of Congress to students everywhere to touch, draw on and explore some of its most valuable treasures with new Student Discovery Sets that include free interactive eBooks for tablets.  The article provides links to Teacher Guides

 

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