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
As you probably know, September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic Heritage Month. To teach students the rich history of Latinos and our country, stories of U.S. Latinos inform the broader American narrative, and Latinx experiences illuminate our history.
You’ll find lesson plans, videos, and more classroom resources to support teaching Latinx history for grades 4-12 in a collection that invites teachers and students to Continue reading
A recent article in Today entitled, We need Mister Rogers’ video messages after 9/11 now more than ever, reminded me how Fred Rogers’ words continue to calm and instruct — both children and adults. This video was made when Mister Rogers Neighborhood was no longer on the air, and he was said to doubt whether videos such as this one would do any good.
In this video we hear the simple wisdom needed in the aftermath of 9/11 as well as now — when our country and Continue reading
“To be disenfranchised is to be told that you do not matter, because the right to vote is about the power that governs your possibilities.” – Professor Marcia Chatelain, The Vote
There’s still time to register for tonight’s webinar at 7:00PM ET, The 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: The Battle for the Right to Vote. You’ll celebrate the centennial of the 19th Amendment and learn how suffragists ultimately triumphed after one of the longest civil rights struggles in American history!
Professor Marcia Chatelain, featured scholar in American Experience’s The Vote, will speak about the significant contributions of African-American women in the suffrage movement, and other educators will share new resources Continue reading
As we’ve previously shared, students can view daily blocks of educational broadcast programming on WGBY and WGBH The World channels. This programming is designed for students with limited or no internet access or to augment their online learning.
Teachers can register for a preview on May 6 of what’s planned for the daily blocks scheduled on May 11 – 15. In addition, you’ll learn about Continue reading
NOVA, produced by WGBH in Boston, has been enthralling millions of viewers with the mysteries and discoveries of science for more than 40 years. So it’s not surprising that the The New York Times recently reported how schools are using NOVA to teach science during COVID-19.
Primarily for middle and high school, NOVA Education on PBS LearningMedia, provides Continue reading
Sesame Street offers fun, caring and intelligent support during the COVID-19 health crisis as families everywhere are creating a “for now normal.”
Children thrive with structure in their lives, and they learn best through play — even in everyday moments. Teachers/parents also need support to maintain this structure. That’s why Sesame Street Continue reading
On Earth Day 2020 our shared crisis keeps most of us close to home. Perhaps now more than ever we need to be resourceful in celebrating our planet and keeping it and ourselves healthy into the future.
As we inhabit Earth during these uncharted times, we can lift our spirits by appreciating individuals like Rachel Carson who, at great sacrifice, Continue reading
Many of us have already fallen in love with Molly of Denali — a pint-sized bundle of joy, from a small village in Alaska, who uses a vlog to share her daily adventures. She is curious and never far from a question that can’t be investigated using informational text — the show’s main learning objective.
You can join in a three part virtual professional learning series for educators and caregivers to discover Continue reading
Daniel Tiger is beloved by children who may be especially comforted by his friendship right now when other friends have to keep their distance.
Among a wealth of resources, you can join Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood author Angela Santomero in a very special Continue reading