When an energy company begins searching for natural gas in New Brunswick, Canada, indigenous and white families unite to drive out the company in a campaign to protect their water and way of life. A lesson plan for grades 6-12 Continue reading
While the webinar Meeting the Moment With Project-Based Learning on April 1 promises to share key PBL elements and practices as well as supportive resources, there are simply too many resources to see in one hour! (Last post has webinar details.)
Teaching Project-Based Lessons | Sound Field, one of many Project Based Learning (PBL) resources at Continue reading
Project Based Learning (PBL) is a powerful teaching method based on student-driven inquiry, authentic engagement and real world impact. From the pandemic, to racial justice, to climate change, students’ concerns can be drivers of rigorous learning and community impact!
There may never be a better time than now to introduce PBL in your classrooms or expand its use. This Thursday, April 1, at 7:00pm, you’re invited to join Continue reading
Recent, tragic events in Atlanta have shed light on the prejudice and violence that can target Asian Americans, in particular women of Asian decent. PBS has a long history of documenting the history and contributions of racial and ethnic groups that make our country strong.
At PBS LearningMedia such programming becomes powerful classroom resources that Continue reading
Women’s History Month provides great teaching moments to learn about inspiring women, especially from PBS sources such as American Experience and PBS LearningMedia.
American Experience brings to life compelling stories about women who lead advancements in science, technology, politics, sports and activism—often fighting against inequity and Continue reading
We’re excited that New England Public Media’s Karen Brown was recently interviewed about her reporting on mental health for the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab.
This educational video for journalism students is among the many resources provided Continue reading
PBS offers rich resources to honor African Americans during Black History Month and throughout the year. Children can learn about the Black leaders of yesterday and today, exploring Continue reading
This past December New England Public Media provided two Family and Community and Learning (FCL) series from Ready to Learn, a U.S. Department of Education funded initiative. Each series of four sessions allowed us to introduce children to key STEM and literacy concepts using resources from Continue reading
You can take early elementary learners on math and environmental adventures with two PBS LearningMedia collections from the PBS KIDS shows Old Squad and Cyberchase!
One of these collections is inspired by the zaniest, craziest team of Continue reading
Perhaps more than ever we can understand the need to educate our young about United States history. This week, the inauguration of Joseph R. Biden Jr., presents a teachable moment to learn about our presidency and presidential inaugurations.
A curated collection of lessons plans, videos, images, documents and interactives — some in Spanish and some for early grades — is available at PBS LearningMedia to explore the rich history and institution of the U.S. presidency.
Included are lesson plans that focus on Continue reading