Apply to Be a ’22 GBH/NEPM Education Ambassador!

The GBH/NEPM Educator Ambassador (EA) program brings together Massachusetts K-12 educators who teach in a wide variety of roles, disciplines, and grades across the Commonwealth. The program represents committed, new/seasoned, and diverse educators with a wide range of talent and innovative approaches to integrating technology in the classroom.

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Joyful Holidays and a Happy New Year!

This holiday tour at the While House for PBS KIDS characters shows the place these beloved characters hold in the hearts of young and old across our nation.  Like all good teachers, they enrich and guide our learning.

We at New England Public see all teachers — professional educators, parents, grandparents and the myriad others who nurture youth — as essential to our country and lands far beyond.  Our Education Team thanks you all and wishes you Joyful Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Join Tonight’s Webinar to Disrupt the Cycle of Literacy Failure

There’s still time to register for GBH Education’s Education Peer Exchange tonight, Tuesday, December 7th, at 7pm EST.

COVID-19 has exacerbated the problem of underserved students not reading at grade level and, because of the shortcoming of public school systems to ensure literacy for all, teachers and communities are taking the helm and making a difference.

Tonight’s conversation, lead by author and child literacy expert and advocate, Dr. Tracy Swinton Bailey and educator and Freedom Readers tutor, Michelle Burgess, will give inspiration, strategies and Continue reading

Giving Thanks to All Teachers

We have a bounty of resources to help learn about giving thanks. (Recent resources we shared for Native American Heritage Month, of course, are also appropriate.  After all, can we really separate Native American heritage and Thanksgiving?)

But, first, the Thanksgiving holiday allows us to thank educators — all those teachers, parents and many others who dedicate themselves to teaching the young to grow strong in mind, body and spirit.

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Our Local PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion!

NEPM is delighted to share that Arbely Mejia, formerly a PreK teacher at the YMCA of Greater Springfield and now at Springfield’s Brunton Elementary School, has been recognized as a PBS KIDS Early Learning Champion!

NEPM’s Education Department nominated Arbely to receive this two-year professional learning initiative for educators of young children because of her Continue reading

Resource Collections for Halloween & Fall!

PBS LearningMedia helps you celebrate Halloween with scare-free videos, activities, and lesson plans for grades PreK-5.  You’ll also discover fun ways to incorporate learning into your Halloween activities, like conducting science investigations with slime, using math to share candy, and solving interactive, Halloween-themed puzzles.

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