Today, Zoom is synonymous with the platform we rely on for video and audio conferencing and much more. But the Seattle Times recently reminisced about another Zoom — the PBS show Zoom from WGBH that was among the innovative television programs created in the ’90s.
Zoom’s cast of diverse, preteens had fun with science in everyday settings that can still excite young learners today! With engaging activities that students can do by themselves or with others, Zoom resources can be found on Continue reading
Beginning August 31, PBS KIDS is offering a week of virtual professional learning — free, of course! — where you can explore strategies for naming, rating, and regulating emotion.
Given the complicated experiences children have experienced since Covid-19, such as limited time with friends, lost learning and much more, the series will help you to prepare Continue reading
The right to vote is as important today as it was for women’s rights activists who fought long and hard to win the vote 100 years ago with passage of the 19th amendment. Among those activists, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Stanton Cady spent their lives securing the vote for woman.
PBS LearningMedia offers powerful resources for grades 3-12 Continue reading
Teaching the importance of being fair and caring about others — especially by example — must start early in children’s lives. First teachers are in the home, in early learning classrooms, and in the media children watch. The quality of their engagement with viewing experiences can make a difference in the quality of their characters.
This Arthur video provides age-appropriate ideas related to racism and takes inspiration from civil-rights leader John Lewis who said, “If you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you just have to speak up.” Continue reading
Since we first shared Khan Academy, its free library of lessons to support students, teachers and parents has grown to include: mathematics, grammar, science, history AP courses, SAT preparation and more. And Khan Academy is available in 40 languages!
You’ll find Khan Academy offered under STEM resources at the MA Department of Early & Secondary Education website for Educational Resources for Students and Families during COVID-19. Also included is Continue reading
This wonderful slideshow is composed of photographs from families in response to a recent 413 Families/Familias request to share how they’re learning at home. From these images, we can see that families are finding ways to learn together during this challenging time away from school.
As we’ve been doing here, we’ll continue to share resources for distant learning, including 413 Families/Familias, which is
Please join us and spread the word about a live Q & A for teachers on January 15 with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., host of the popular PBS series, Finding Your Roots. The event at 7:00pm will kick off PBS LearningMedia’s virtual learning series about the Civil War.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Continue reading
The WGBH/WGBY Educator Ambassador program brings together Massachusetts K-12 educators who teach in a wide variety of roles, disciplines, and grades from across the Commonwealth. The program represents passionate educators with a wide range of talent and innovative approaches to integrating technology in the classroom. This community of teachers will empower you to grow professionally, advocate for innovative digital media, and drive school transformation.
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