Rosie’s Rules, the newest PBS KIDS® series for preschoolers, stars 5-year-old Rosie Fuentes, a Mexican-American girl who’s part of a blended, multicultural family. Speaking English and Spanish, she joyfully introduces the art, traditions and foods of the Southwest, Midwest and Mexico.
Voting and elections are an essential part of democracy. The Election Collection on PBS LearningMedia allows students to keep up with election news, study the history and process of elections, learn about voting rights, and engage in classroom debates with videos, activities, and lesson plans.
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!
On Thursday, September 22 at 7:00pm, join GBH for a free one-hour webinar showcasing the newest AMERICAN EXPERIENCE resources on PBS LearningMedia. You’ll get a sneak peek at the upcoming new season and what will be available for classroom use in the next several months.
A high school social studies teacher, along with a GBH Education teacher-advisor, will describe how Continue reading →
Some of us may be ready for the end of summer while others may wonder where the summer went! Yes, it’s time for school routines and trusted resources for home and classroom, and PBS is ever-ready to support teachers and parents in a new school year.
Please join us for NEPM Days at the Springfield Museums on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Aug. 2 – 11, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Based on the popular PBS animated kids’ series, “Nature Cat: Backyard and Beyond” is an interactive, bilingual exhibit that inspires families and children to understand that nature discovery can happen anywhere! Various areas of the exhibit provide opportunities to learn about nature, use math skills to explore the natural world, use tools to investigate environments, and — equally important — work and play together.
During NEPM days, Nature Cat will make meet-and-greet appearances, and families can take home PBS-themed games and activities. If you’re an NEPM member, please let the Museums know to receive $2 off admission!
Whether you’re home for the summer with children or working with youth in summer programs, there’s still time to take advantage of the scores of PreK -12 resources for learning and fun! Continue reading →
Teachers of all grades are voicing serious concerns about the mental health of many young people today. It’s not surprising, then, that Ken Burns, esteemed producer and documentarian, brings us Hiding in Plain Sight: Youth Mental Illness, a film that helps us see the awareness and empathy needed for mental health challenges and the hope many find when facing seemingly insurmountable obstacles.
By capturing the experiences of young people who struggle with mental health, the film shines light on what it’s like for them and for the parents, teachers, friends and healthcare providers who try to help. The film also shows the need for society to Continue reading →