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PBS LearningMedia – New this Month

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Check out the new PBS Student App - 

 

Description

Description

Watch videos, play games and download images on your tablet from PBS anytime, anywhere (in the USA). PBS Students is the app for learning, exploring and homework help, designed specifically for K-12 students. Access thousands of resources covering all subjects from math and science to English and social studies available at your fingertips including favorites like Ken Burns, Jim Henson Company, NOVA, National Archives, NASA, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhoods, Curious George, Wild Kratts, Dinosaur Train and more.

• Winner of two CODiE awards, including Best K–12 Solution (2013) and EdTech Digest’s Cool Tool Award (2014).

Why download the app?

NEW, RELEVANT RESOURCES EVERY WEEK
PBS adds new, innovative resources every month related to the topics learned in class and current events that can help support your learning and keep you current.

ACCESS TO THOUSANDS OF RESOURCES
Explore, view, save and download thousands of resources from videos and games to images and audio clips.

FAVORITE YOUR FAVORITES
Favorite resources you love so that you can have quick access anytime.

Click Here to Access

 

Looking to personalize the Learn360 playlists that you create and share with your students? You'll love our new Video Intro feature for playlists!

Here's what's new: This exciting new feature allows you to add a video introduction under three minutes long to any playlist you create in Learn360.  This video intro will then be viewable by your students as part of the playlist.

Why add a video introduction to your playlists? 

The uses and benefits are many!

  • Provide an overview of the topic for your students
  • Offer context to the videos in the playlist
  • Suggest specific points in the videos for students to pay 
    special attention to
  • Perfect for distance learning!

View this helpful Support Center article with full instructions on how to upload into videos to playlists

 

PBS LearningMedia Resources

May 5 - Teacher Appreciation Week

May 4-5 - The Diary of Anne Frank

May 5  - All About the Holidays: Cinco de Mayo

May 8 - All About the Holidays: Mother's Day

May 30 -  All About the Holidays: Memorial Day

 

Week of 2/22: National Engineers Week

  1. Grrr! I Want to Be the Engineer | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood | PreK-1
  2. Who Helps Build a Community? | Bob the Builder | PreK-2
  3. How to Build a Rocket | Rocky Mountain PBS | PreK-3
  4. Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media | WGBH | K-12
  5. Building Kids Program | Classroom Close-Up NJ | 3-5, 13+
  6. SciGirls Collection | SciGirls | 5-8
  7. Engineering Is… | QUEST | 6-12
  8. Chemical Engineer | Engineering Your Future | 6-12
  9. Aerospace Engineering Collection | WGBH | 6-12
  10. 3D Frontiers | North Carolina Science Now | 6-12

 

Week of 2/15: Blast Off! The Solar System and Beyond

  1. Let There Be Light | Sid the Science Kid | PreK-1
  2. Lost and Spaced | The Electric Company | K-3
  3. Mission: Solar System | Design Squad Nation | 3-8, 13+
  4. Neil Armstrong | PBS World Explorers | 4-9
  5. Is There Life on Mars? | The Advanced Apes | 4-12
  6. Space Junk | Stem In 30 | 5-8
  7. Solar Spotting | Science Friday | 6-12
  8. How Big is the Solar System? | It’s Okay to Be Smart | 6-12
  9. Life Beyond the Solar System | NOVA | 6-13
  10. Humanity from Space | DSP | 9-12 

 

Week of 2/1: Celebrating Black History Month

  1. Stepping | Postcards from Buster | PreK-4
  2. Black History Month |  U.S. Department of State | 2-6
  3. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | WNET | 2-13+
  4. March on Washington Collection | Various | 3-12
  5. Tuskegee Airmen | Iowa Public Television | 5-10
  6. More Than a Month? | Independent Lens| 5-13+
  7. Poet Maya Angelou | PBS NewsHour | 7-12
  8. Using Oral History | Hudson West Productions | 9-12
  9. African American Tradition | Give Me the Banjo | 9-12
  10. Finding Your Roots Collection  | WNET | 9-13+

 

Week of 1/11: Stepping into Civil War History

  1. Joan Ganz Cooney | The Address | K-12
  2. Looking for Lincoln | WNET | 1-3 
  3. Abraham Lincoln | 60-Second Presidents | 4-12
  4. Civil War | History Detectives | 4-12
  5. Loreta Velazquez Civil War Soldier | REBEL| 6-12
  6. Slavery and Freedom | The Underground Railroad | 6-12
  7. Civil War Music | Ken Burns’ The Civil War | 6-13+
  8. Harriet Beecher Stowe | The Abolitionists | 8-12
  9. Battles of the Civil War | Crash Course | 9-13+
  10. Lincoln’s Words at Gettysburg | PBS LearningMedia | 13+

 

Week of 1/4: Tools & Tips for a Successful New Year

  1. PBS LearningMedia Webinars | PBS | 1-13+
  2. The Catapult Project | Teaching Channel | 5-8, 13+
  3. Organizing for Innovation | NOVA | 6-12
  4. Digital Tools  for the Classroom | KQED | 6-13+
  5. Champion Creatively  | Crayola | 13+
  6. How New Ideas Take Root | Good Thinking! | 13+
  7. Supporting English Language Learners | The Electric Company | 13+
  8. Transformative Teachers | WGBH | 13+
  9. EdTalk | WNET | 13+
  10. TED Talks Education | TED Talks | 13+

 

Week of 11/30: Fueling Innovation in the Classroom

  1. How to Be an Inventor | Martha Speaks | K-5
  2. Innovative Thinking: Steven Johnson | HWGTN | 1-13+
  3. Innovation in Action | Various | 3-12
  4. Inventing with the Wright Brothers | STEM in 30 | 5-8
  5. The Catapult Project | Teaching Channel | 5-8, 13+
  6. Extreme By Design| Hawkview Pictures | 6-12
  7. Code like a Girl | PBS NewsHour | 6-12
  8. Process of Innovation | The Henry Ford | 6-13+
  9. What Does Innovation Really Mean? | PBS | 6-13+
  10. Good Thinking! Collection | Smithsonian | 13+

 

Week of 11/23: Nature Investigation

  1. Using Your Senses in Nature | Dinosaur Train | PreK-1
  2. Activity: Let’s Take a Walk | Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood | PreK-K, 13+
  3. City Sprouts | Arthur | PreK-4
  4. Get to Know Nature | Plum Landing | 1-4
  5. Treasure Hunting | Move It! | 2-6
  6. Patterns in Nature | Cyberchase | 3-6
  7. Bug Backpack | Dragonfly TV | 4-6
  8. Global Gardens | Nature Works Everywhere | 6-12
  9. Urban Trees | Nature Works Everywhere | 6-12
  10. Tennessee Explorers | NSF | 6-13+

 

Week of 11/16: Education Week

  1. American Graduate Collection | CPB | PreK-13+
  2. Preparing to Teach a Lesson | PBS KIDS | K-1, 13+
  3. The Future of Digital Learning | PBS LearningMedia | K-12
  4. Organizing for Innovation | WGBH | 6-12
  5. From Homeland to Homeroom | Nine Network | 6-12
  6. Making PE Accessible | PBS NewsHour | 7-12
  7. 180 Days: Hartsville | SCETV, NBPC | 9-13+
  8. Personal Grit as Key to Success | TED Talks | 13+
  9. Classroom Closeup NJ Collection | WNET | 13+
  10. School Leadership in Action |WNET | 13+ 

 

Week of 11/9: Veterans Across the Ages

  1. Military Kids | The Electric Company | 1-3, 13+
  2. Hormel Girls | Prairie Public | 3-12
  3. War Dog Letter | History Detectives | 4-13+
  4. Soldiers, Veterans, & War | Various | 4-13+
  5. Tuskegee Airmen | Iowa Public Television | 5-10
  6. The Effects of War| America by the Numbers | 6-12
  7. Georgia WWII Oral History Project | GPB | 6-12
  8. Photographer on a Mission | KQED | 6-13+
  9. Selective Service | The Draft | 9-12
  10. Voices of Veterans | NJ Classroom Close Up | 13+

 

Week of 11/2: Native American Heritage

  1. Visual Arts | SPARK | K-13+
  2. Winter Count Lesson Plan | South Dakota PB | K-13+
  3. Native American Heritage Collection | Various | K-13+
  4. Haiwatha | WNET | 3-8, 13+
  5. Where Words Touch the Earth | WGBH | 3-12
  6. Native American Boomtown | America by the Numbers | 6-12
  7. Saving a Lost Language | NC Science Now | 6-13+
  8. Education of Native American Children | We Shall Remain| 6-13+
  9. Colonizing America | Crash Course | 9-13+
  10. Up Heartbreak Hill | POV | 9-13+

Week of 10/26: Halloween Spooktacular

  1. There’s Always a Good Explanation | Thomas & Friends | PreK-K
  2. Tiger Trick or Treat | Peg + Cat | PreK-1
  3. Green Slime | Sid the Science Kid | PreK-2
  4. Haunted Texting | The Electric Company | K-3
  5. Holidays: Halloween | PBS LearningMedia | 2-6
  6. Frankenstein, M.D. | PBS Digital Studios | 7-12
  7. The Zombie Autopsies | PBS NewsHour | 8-13+
  8. Supernatural Shakespeare | Shakespeare Uncovered | 9-12
  9. NASA Chamber of Horrors | NASA | 9-12
  10. Frankenstein | Crash Course Literature | 9-13+ 

 

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