Free Math Webinar with NOVA Resources

Tomorrow night’s webinar for grades 6-12 provides classroom-ready resources from the recent NOVA broadcast Zero to Infinity, which tells the story of how key concepts that revolutionized mathematics came to be as different cultures invented and re-invented them across thousands of years.

Even if you’re unable to make the live webinar, registering allows you to Continue reading

The Election Collection (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Voting and elections are an essential part of democracy.  The Election Collection on PBS LearningMedia allows students to keep up with election news, study the history and process of elections, learn about voting rights, and engage in classroom debates with videos, activities, and lesson plans.

This vast collection includes Continue reading

History Teachers — Time to Register!

On Thursday, September 22 at 7:00pm, join GBH for a free one-hour webinar showcasing the newest AMERICAN EXPERIENCE resources on PBS LearningMedia.  You’ll get a sneak peek at the upcoming new season and what will be available for classroom use in the next several months.

A high school social studies teacher, along with a GBH Education teacher-advisor, will describe how Continue reading

Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness

Teachers of all grades are voicing serious concerns about the mental health of many young people today.  It’s not surprising, then, that Ken Burns, esteemed producer and documentarian, brings us Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, a film that helps us see the awareness and empathy needed for mental health challenges and the hope many find when facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles.

By capturing the experiences of young people who struggle with mental health, the film shines light on what it’s like for them and for  the parents, teachers, friends and healthcare providers who try to help.  The film also shows the need for society to  Continue reading

Tonight’s Free Webinar For Grades 9-12 Educators

Frontline’s Un(re)solved project examines the stories of lives cut short and the federal effort to investigate more than 150 cold cases that date back to the civil rights era under the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act.

THERE IS STILL TIME for 9th-12th grade educators to register for tonight’s free webinar at 7pm. Even if you cannot attend in person, you can register to receive Continue reading

Make Way for ALMA’s WAY!

Yes, ALMA’S WAY is coming soon, providing the perfect time for young ones and their families to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with this new Latino character from PBS KIDS!

Many will be familiar with the series’ creator — beloved Sesame Street cast member and Lifetime Achievement Emmy®-winner –Sonia Manzano, who says, Continue reading

Hispanic Heritage Month — Local Art & Culture and Beyond

The PBS LearningMedia’s interactive lesson, Diversity in Latino Culture, explores the rich variety found within our region’s Latino food, music, and art — as seen through the lens of Presencia, NEPM’s bilingual, on-air program.

The lesson also introduces students to individuals who have honored and celebrated Latino culture, among them one of Mexico’s great artists, Frida Kahlo, Continue reading