Be Inspired by Aretha Sanders, GBH-NEPM Educator Ambassador

We’re proud to focus our lens on Aretha Sanders, one of our regional GBH/NEPM Educator Ambassadors — a program that brings together  K-12 educators who teach in a wide variety of roles, disciplines, and grades across the Commonwealth, each one using innovative approaches to integrate technology in the classroom.

A video production teacher at Springfield’s High School of Science and Technology, Aretha shares how PBS LearningMedia helps support her students’ studies in this taping of her and students.  What you don’t learn in this video is Continue reading

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.

You can learn Continue reading

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

Hispanic/Latinx Resources for the Whole Year

While we officially celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15, PBS provides educational resources that can be used year round to nurture a nation in need of learning more about its diverse cultures.

A rich array of information, including the use of Hispanic vs. Latino vs. Latinx and the importance of celebrating Hispanic/Latinx history throughout the academic year can be found in Continue reading

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

Special Webinar to Support Lesson Planning for New School Routines

PBS LearningMedia understands that you face a challenging, uncertain school year and invites you to join a special webinar on PreK-12 classroom planning this Thursday, September 17 @ 7pm ET.

In advance of the webinar, hosted in partnership with Share My Lesson, all registrants will receive a digital copy of a custom planning kit filled with eight weeks worth of relevant resources.  During the virtual event you’ll learn how to use the Teacher Planning Kits for Continue reading