Saturday, September 26, at the Springfield Museums promises to be a fun-filled day on this first weekend of autumn.  A celebration to promote reading among young people, LittleFest is free to Springfield residents as well as to WGBY and Springfield Museum members.

As heard in this video clip, children and their families will be treated to appearances by Daniel Tiger,  Continue Reading »

Located in central Mozambique, Gorongosa National Park was established in 1960 and quickly became a draw for tourists from around the world, and we can see why with this amazing film clip.

You can take students on a virtual trip to this national treasure with resources from PBS LearningMedia’s new collection.  You’ll find resources from park scientists, interactives from HHMI BioInteractive, and excerpts from the show.  You can also view Gorongosa Park: Rebirth of Paradise,

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You can plan ahead for upcoming professional development and classroom webinars such as one on the science of the brain with Dr. David Eagleman, host of the PBS series “The Brain with Dr. Eagleman,” premiering Wednesdays, October 14-November 18 at 10pm on WGBY.

And if you were unable to attend PBS LearningMedia’s recent webinar, “Recounting America’s Greatest Stories: A Conversation with Ken Burns,” you can view or share it with students, friends, and colleagues anytime.  To find  Continue Reading »

This video clip from our colleagues at KLRU in Austin, Texas captures the passion and enthusiasm that help teachers to be effective.  We recently shared one of the fall PBS TeacherLine graduate level courses:  Leveraging Smart and Social Digital Media in the Classroom.   Whether you want to better integrate digital resources into your curriculum, expand your content knowledge, explore new teaching strategies, or need PDPs or CEUs, you might want to consider PBS TeacherLine.  Fifteen, 30 and 45-hour courses start October 14 and right now there’s a 10% discount if you enroll by  Continue Reading »

After this evening’s 9:00pm broadcast of America After Charleston on WGBY, PBS LearningMedia will use assets from the program to help teachers from a range of content areas such as history/social studies, England language arts and mathematics to educate students on the tragic events that occurred this past June. The new material will Continue Reading »

Peg + Cat is designed to “inspire preschoolers’ natural curiosity about math and help them develop new skills and strategies for solving problems creatively in their daily lives.”  In keeping with its math theme, Peg + Cat has animation presented as if drawn on graph paper.  Peg’s can-do attitude and love of problems makes her a great math counterpart to Word Girl, who conquers the world with her words.  The Peg + Cat resource to help your students learn to count – and be creative!  Continue Reading »

imagesOn October 18 at the Academy of Music in Northampton at 4:00pm, WGBY will screen Larry Hott and Diane Geary’s new film, Rising Voices, about the imminent peril to the Lakota (often called “Sioux”) language, the culture shaped by that language, and the history that created that peril. The film

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