Students Of All Ages Can Learn To Honor Native Peoples

As Thanksgiving 2022 approaches, we can learn about and honor Native Americans by going beyond what we may have been taught in the past about  early settlers and Native Americans sharing a first Thanksgiving.

Today our knowledge of and appreciation for Native American heritage is far richer and diverse, giving us more to learn with students —  throughout the year.

You’ll find vast and trusted PBS resources for students of all ages in one place — Continue reading

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 Become Part of the 2022-23 Fred Rogers’ Educators’ Neighborhood!


You’ve read here before the inspiration we take from Fred Rogers!  We’re now excited to share Educators’ Neighborhood, a community of educators who learn together, inspired from the life and work of Fred Rogers.

These “educators” include all helpers who work directly with children, youth, families, or adults who care for children, youth, and families (formal and informal educators, care providers, therapists, librarians, museum docents, tutors, coaches, and others).

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Poetry For All Ages

Poetry is for all ages.  Since ancient times, poets have awakened us to life’s beauty and meaning, its joys and sorrows.

The nourishment that poetry can provide is necessary for all ages, including — and perhaps now especially — the young.  And so, while we soon say goodbye to April, National Poetry Month, we can teach and learn about poetry any time of the year.

PBS LearningMedia offers abundant resources to appreciate poetry Continue reading