Six PBS TeacherLine courses starting in March and April are designed especially for early childhood and elementary educators. Authored by education professors from America’s leading teacher-training universities and facilitated by peer-selected, distinguished teachers, these courses help teachers to Continue reading
In its in-depth nightly news, PBS NewsHour recently reported that while 14 states saw a drop in deaths from opioid overdoses, overall our country is witnessing a 30% increase in opioid deaths.
KET, Kentucky Educational Television, producers of this video, has created a PBS LearningMedia interactive lesson, Continue reading
We grieve with those who lost loved ones at our most recent scene of deadly school violence, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Southern Florida.
As an educator, you may be looking for resources to help Continue reading
The new PBS KIDS series, PINKALICIOUS & PETERRIFIC, will have its broadcast premiere on WGBY this Monday, February 19. Based on the best-selling HarperCollins Pinkalicious book series by Victoria Kann, the programs will encourage children to explore the arts and spark creativity, covering areas such as music, dance and visual arts.
As Executive Producer Dorothea Gillim notes, “Research shows that participating in the arts strengthens children’s cognitive and emotional skills, and leads to higher academic performance.” Building on the animated series, PBS LearningMedia now has a new Continue reading
PBS has a wealth of resources to celebrate Black History Month. One example is the More Than A Month Black History Film Series for classrooms continues through February with two more great documentaries. This Thursday, February 1 at 1:00 pm, classrooms can view Continue reading
We hope our PreK-1 educators will join us for the first of three virtual PD events. On January 24, 7-8 pm, an exploration of arts and creativity includes a discussion about how to integrate creative activities into curriculum. Attendees will also Continue reading
Anyone who has taught (or simply watched) “A Raisin in the Sun” knows its power to convey the sorrows of social injustice and the hope of a new day. On Friday, January 19, at 9pm, WGBY premieres American Masters’ Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart, which explores the inner life and works of the activist, playwright and author of “A Raisin in the Sun,” Lorraine Hansberry.
You’ll find resources about the play and playwright Continue reading
Standing with you on the threshold of a New Year, WGBY provides inspiring programming and educational resources. In addition to Live from Lincoln Center and PBS LearningMedia, PBS Kids “A Reboot Eve to Remember,” premieres December 29 at 6:30am on WGBY Kids when all of Cyberspace celebrates a fresh start for the new year. Parents and kids can even plan their own “Reboot Eve” celebration using Continue reading
Whether at the end of an old year, with the stress and anxiety that holidays can bring, or at the beginning of a new one — and all the time in between — teaching and practicing an attitude of gratitude can be transformative — as suggested in this video from PBS Digital Studios.
PBS LearningMedia has PreK-12 resources to help you nurture gratitude in students. From its Transformative Teachers collection (and The Dali Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at MIT), a lesson plan for grades 5-8 Continue reading
No need to venture into the cold for professional development this winter. PBS TeacherLine’s self-paced and facilitated courses for PreK – Grade 12 teachers span the range of curriculum — math, science, reading, social studies, instructional strategies and more — and you can take them without leaving home.
With winter enrollment under way, educators are invited to receive 15% off January courses when they use promo code Continue reading