Perhaps you saw the story last weekend, 4-Year-Old Girl, Lost in the Woods for 48 Hours, Is Found Unharmed. Contributing to this joyful news was the little girl’s delightful telling of her story, which her mother recorded and shared on FaceBook.
Among the lessons we can take from her story is Continue reading
This wonderful slideshow is composed of photographs from families in response to a recent 413 Families/Familias request to share how they’re learning at home. From these images, we can see that families are finding ways to learn together during this challenging time away from school.
As we’ve been doing here, we’ll continue to share resources for distant learning, including 413 Families/Familias, which is
One of our top priorities right now is to help parents and educators fill educational gaps while schools are closed. To this end, we’ll continue sharing PreK-12 resources to serve your present needs. We hope you’ll share them with colleagues, parents and families who might benefit from them.
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The following post was written by education intern MaiCherish Harris, ESL major at Elms College:
In the summer of 2019, I spent five weeks studying abroad in Japan. After staying in a hotel in Kyoto for a week, I went to Kochi to live with a host family. Having enjoyed PBS KIDS my whole life, it was surprising and comforting to see Continue reading
Gwen Ifill, PBS NewsHour legend, was honored with the 43rd Black Heritage series postal stamp, celebrating her professional achievements and contributions to African American communities. A ceremony took place at her church in Washington, D.C.
Closer to home, community members in Springfield joined postal officials to honor the late journalist at a stamp unveiling ceremony at her alma mater – Classical High School (since converted into condominiums and renamed Classical High Condominiums).
Though born in New York on Sept. 29, 1955, Gwen Ifill came to Massachusetts when Continue reading
Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for over forty years. With Burns’ signature style, the films contain resources for powerful classroom engagement, which teachers can now access with the Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia. The new hub, created for 4-12th grade educators, is inspired by Continue reading
Please join us and spread the word about a live Q & A for teachers on January 15 with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., host of the popular PBS series, Finding Your Roots. The event at 7:00pm will kick off PBS LearningMedia’s virtual learning series about the Civil War.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Continue reading
The WGBH/WGBY Educator Ambassador program brings together Massachusetts K-12 educators who teach in a wide variety of roles, disciplines, and grades from across the Commonwealth. The program represents passionate educators with a wide range of talent and innovative approaches to integrating technology in the classroom. This community of teachers will empower you to grow professionally, advocate for innovative digital media, and drive school transformation.
We’re looking for: Continue reading