This recollection from one of our most beloved singer/storytellers is among many riveting moments from American Experience’s Freedom Summer, airing on WGBY on June 24 at 9p. The film documents 10 memorable weeks in 1964 when more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in an historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states. For educator resources (more…)
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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…)
PBS TeacherLine is happy to announce its WINTER 2014 schedule of courses as well as an opportunity to win free professional development for your school. PBS TeacherLine offers an assortment of online development courses trusted by thousands of PreK-12 educators — from 15 to 45-hour facilitated courses to 3-hour self-paced courses that you can take on your own time. (more…)
PBS TeacherLine offers online professional development from the convenience of wherever you and a computer happen to be. At the same time you’ll become part of an professional learning community. As Jeannie Dyke, Reading Specialist at SY Jackson Elementary School, writes: “My online discussion boards offer me contact with other colleagues to discuss ideas, problems, and means of implementation for the curriculum.” And PBS TeacherLine’s well- trained and well-educated facilitators are there to assist should you be unfamiliar with maneuvering on the site.
While PBS TeacherLine’s fall term is underway, enrollment will remain open through Friday, 9/20/13. Your can review the catalog here or explore the featured courses below:
Leveraging Smart & Social Digital Media (TECH 575)
K-12 | 30 Hours | Enroll Here
Digital Tools for Innovative Learning (TECH 335)
K-12 | 30 Hours | Enroll Here
Fundamentals of Virtual K-12 Teaching (TECH 570)
K-12 | 45 Hours | Enroll Here
PBS TeacherLine offers 3, 15, 30, and 45-hour online professional development courses in science, reading, STEM, social studies, math, and instructional strategies/technology. For course details and additional information, visit today at www.pbs.org/teacherline.
We hope your summer is enriching you in ways that will enhance your teaching in the new school year. Whether you’ve taken a summer respite from professional development or continued to work on advancing your studies, you might want to consider looking into PBS TeacherLine’s upcoming Fall semester starting on 9/18. You can choose from 15, 30, and 45 hour online professional development courses designed to fine tune your teaching skills. In addition to the following featured courses, you’ll find a range of others in the preK-12 content areas that might work well for you this autumn with anytime, anywhere learning.
A Few Featured Courses from PBS LearningMedia:
Teaching Phonemic Awareness and Phonics (RDLA157)
Grades PreK-3 | 45 Hours | Enroll Today
Teaching Reading Fluency (RDLA195)
Grades 2-5 | 30 Hours | Enroll Today
You might find summer the right time to energize your career and expand your skill set. These new Self-Paced Courses from PBS TeacherLine — high-quality, anytime, anywhere online learning — might provide the challenge and fulfillment you seek during your freedom from school’s demanding schedule.
These 3-hour online professional learning opportunities focus on the principles and practice of teaching and offer you an easy and flexible way to strengthen your teaching muscles!
Human Impacts on Environmental Systems (SCIE1011) Grades 9-12 | 3 Hours | Sign Up Here
Promoting Positive Behavior in Schools (LEAD 1101) Grades K-12 | 4 Hours | Sign Up Here
Using Primary Source in World History (SOST 1001) Grades 6-12 | 3 Hours | Sign Up Here
PBS TeacherLine also offers 15, 30, and 45-hour online facilitated courses that span 6-10 weeks. See the course catalog.
PBS TeacherLine online professional offers busy teachers a robust collection of professional development courses. And it’s a sure sign of spring when PBS TeacherLine graduate courses start on March 27! Visit our course catalog for a full list of courses or to learn more about the following:
SOST507 – America’s History in the Making: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner
45 Hours | Enroll Now Enrich your knowledge of American history and learn how to bring history to life in your classroom through the integrated use of video, text, classroom activities, and Web-based interactives.
TECH325 – Searching and Researching on the Internet
30 Hours | Enroll Now
Learn how to help your students develop their researching skills through responsible Web use, and explore ways to integrate primary resources into the classroom learning environment.
Here are two new PBS TeacherLine courses available for graduate credit and open for spring enrollment:
MATH527: Mathematics Illuminated: A Special Collection from Annenberg Learner
Grade Level: Kindergarten-12th | Hours: 45 | For course description and details, including full Syllabus, check out the course details page.
TECH575: Leveraging Smart and Social Digital Media in the Classroom
Grade Level: 1st-12th | Hours: 30 | For course description and details, including full Syllabus, check out the course details page.