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.
We’re looking for: Continue reading
Classroom teachers have the privilege and responsibility of helping to build students’ characters. To support you in your work, PBS LearningMedia has engaging PreK-5 videos, interactives and lessons that serve as guides to shaping students’ character
Including core values such as responsibility, courage, and persistence, Continue reading
WGBY recently aired the documentary, The Long View, the story of two Oakland high schools and their community of students, families, and teachers. Filmmaker Susan Zeig describes common threads that can unite viewers: “the importance of community participation, impact of inequitable funding, need for greater respect and value for the teaching profession, and the cost of the high turnover among school administrators.”
In the film many of our regional educators will recognize the strengths and challenges of urban schools and communities throughout the country as well as the trauma experienced by Continue reading
Common Sense Media reports that the average teenage spends 9 hours online daily. Of more concern than this daily dose of media consumption — gaming, YouTube, social media and web surfing — is that students are engaging with media without the skills to responsibly interact with it.
To counteract time spent online, especially amid today’s climate of fake news and viral media, teachers need to do their part to prepare students to be media literate citizens.
With already packed curriculum, teachers can turn to PBS for Continue reading
PBS TeacherLine online courses for Pre-K – 12 educators are flexible, collaborative and designed for a teacher’s busy schedule. They can help you earn PD credits and offer a way to stay on top of your teaching career.
Of his experience Charles Besancon, Computer Instruction Specialist, said, “The course I took exceeded my expectations both in quality of content and communication with both peers and facilitators.”
You can explore PBS fall courses and can even try a free 3-hour course entitled Continue reading