Free Webinar — SEL & Citizen Resources for Grades K-5

On Tuesday, August 17 at 7:00pm, you can better prepare for the new school year with resources that support community building and social emotional learning for grades K-5 and are available free on PBS LearningMedia — all drawn from the animated series starring the iconic 8-year old aardvark, Arthur.

In addition to teachers sharing lesson ideas using Arthur resources to support their students’ community awareness and emotional well-being, Continue reading

Project Based Learning Across the Curriculum

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 Webinar This Thursday Night!

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

How Do We Move Forward Together?

 

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

In-Depth Resources for Women’s History Month

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

NEPM Nurtures & Celebrates Multigenerational Learning!

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