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Math and the Environment Cyberchase Webinar for Educators | May 6

May 6, 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 5:00PM – 6:00 PM EDT PBS LearningMedia is hosting an online session for educators focusing on exciting new resources highlighting math and the environment. WNET Outreach Producer, Janice Fuld, will provide an overview of the award-winning PBS series Cyberchase. She will introduce the new math and the environment resources featured in […]

Super Cyberchase Day at NYSCI on Saturday, May 10, 2014

May 5, 2014

WNET and the New York Hall of Science invite you to an action-packed “Super Cyberchase Day” on Saturday, May 10 from noon-4pm EDT. Click here for event details. The day will feature a variety of series-themed content and activities including… Appearances by Cyberchase stars Harry & Digit Hands-on activities for all ages Screenings of episodes from […]

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5-9, 2014) with WNET

May 5, 2014

We love teachers!  In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5-9), be sure to check out our edtalk collection on PBS LearningMedia. Watch seasoned teachers like Malik Lewis talk about why he loves teaching – we dare you not to shed a tear! We’ll be highlighting teachers all week on Twitter and Facebook, so “like” […]

Mission US Wins Game Award For “Most Significant Impact”!

April 24, 2014

Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey, the third installment in Mission US, the free online multimedia role playing game series that immerses players in U.S. history content, has just won the award for “Most Significant Impact” at the 11th Annual Games for Change Festival! There were 140 games in competition, and three received awards. The award honors […]

Meet the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators

April 23, 2014

PBS is pleased to present the 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators! After a nationwide search, this impressive group of 100 diverse educators from across the country was selected for their passion and commitment to innovative teaching practices that integrate digital media and technology in the classroom. This group represents a cross section of educators in […]

NYS Ed Commissioner John King Makes Case for Common Core

April 23, 2014

Featured on the 4/17/14 edition of Metrofocus: New York State Commissioner of Education John King makes the case for the Common Core standards and testing. Commissioner King told MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman, “Some of the controversy is based on misinformation, some of it is real because it’s hard to raise standards. We’re simultaneously raising […]

Game Changers Community Town Hall Premieres

April 4, 2014

In his State of the City Address in February 2014, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to provide universal all day pre-kindergarten, and universal after-school programs for middle school students in every borough of the city. The Mayor has made education initiatives a priority in an effort to provide equal opportunities for all […]

Free Educator Webinar on 4/23 | Math at the Core: Middle School

April 2, 2014

Math at the Core: Middle School will gather more than 420 digital resources that focus on critical middle school math concepts. Funded by CPB, these resources are designed for middle school students of diverse learning styles and backgrounds and are aligned with CCSS in Mathematics for grades 5-8. Watch for this growing collection! In addition, […]

The Story of the Jews National Essay Contest Launches

April 1, 2014

“What ties us together is a story, the story kept in our heads and hearts… We are our story.” — Simon Schama in The Story of the Jews. As part of The Story of the Jews National Education and Outreach Initiative, WNET Education is launching a national essay contest to encourage high school aged students […]

Enter the Cyberchase Game-Making Challenge Today!

April 1, 2014

Calling all Cyberfans!!! Have you ever wanted to create a fun game that people all around the country could play? Now is your chance! This spring, in time for Earth Day, Cyberchase will premiere its first-ever one-hour special, “The Cyberchase Movie,” which focuses on natural habitats and the impact of habitat loss. In preparation for […]

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