Whether for students or for your personal enrichment, PBS provides amazing ways to learn about and be inspired by women’s history in our country and around the world. From video clips, lesson plans and support materials to documentaries and more, here’s Continue reading
Powerful Black History for Middle & High School
PBS has rich, engaging resources for middle and high school. The following links make it easy to find what works best with your students’ and curriculum needs.
From PBS programming comes resources like Continue reading
PBS KIDS Teach Your Way Calendar for January!
So many things to do every day as a teacher — connecting with students and families, creating lessons, gathering materials, writing reports, and so much more! Being organized can help. This school year, use the Continue reading
Hispanic Resources for All Grades All Year!
Whether you’re looking for resources that explore inspiring stories of U.S. Latinos, take you on a virtual field trip, or provide lessons, interactives and more, PBS LearningMedia is a great teaching tool for all grades!
For Continue reading
Giving Thanks to All Teachers
We have a bounty of resources to help learn about giving thanks. (Recent resources we shared for Native American Heritage Month, of course, are also appropriate. After all, can we really separate Native American heritage and Thanksgiving?)
But, first, the Thanksgiving holiday allows us to thank educators — all those teachers, parents and many others who dedicate themselves to teaching the young to grow strong in mind, body and spirit.
NEPM is privileged to share resources that 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
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
PBS LearningMedia 15-Minute Jump Start
Curious George Goes to Japan!
The following post was written by education intern MaiCherish Harris, ESL major at Elms College:
In the summer of 2019, I spent five weeks studying abroad in Japan. After staying in a hotel in Kyoto for a week, I went to Kochi to live with a host family. Having enjoyed PBS KIDS my whole life, it was surprising and comforting to see Continue reading
Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia
Ken Burns and his collaborators have been creating historical documentary films for over forty years. With Burns’ signature style, the films contain resources for powerful classroom engagement, which teachers can now access with the Ken Burns Classroom on PBS LearningMedia. The new hub, created for 4-12th grade educators, is inspired by Continue reading