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New Nature Season 31 Videos on PBS LearningMedia

June 3, 2014

Kasi the cheetah and Mtani the Labrador retriever are unlikely best friends in Animal Odd Couples, just one episode in Season 31 of Nature, the award-winning PBS documentary series. Utilize 16 videos from this past season now on PBS LearningMedia, and introduce this stunning world of life science into your classrooms.       Videos […]

Junior Achievement of NY Helps HS Senior Pursue Career Dreams

June 2, 2014

Niasia Greenidge-James, a high school senior from Canarsie, is heading off to college with big dreams thanks to Junior Achievement of New York. As Junior Achievement of New York’s 2013 Student of the Year, Greenidge-James is the winner of a $10,000 college scholarship which she plans to use towards an International Business and Culinary Arts and Food […]

Spend an Evening with Simon Schama and WNET | June 10

June 2, 2014

WNET Education and The Jewish Education Project invite you to attend a compelling, free gathering in NYC featuring Simon Schama in discussion about his recently-aired PBS series The Story of the Jews.  This expansive television program chronicles a tremendous range of Jewish history, exploring the imprint that Jewish culture has made on the world and […]

CBS News Covers Ed Benefits of “Mission US: A Cheyenne Odyssey”

May 6, 2014

“Being a teacher you have to be unconventional” CBS News recently profiled teacher Scott Jackson, who teaches American History to 11th grade students at the Brooklyn International High School, a high school for students that have recently immigrated to the United States in the past four years. Jackson turned to Mission US “A Cheyenne Odyssey” […]

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 […]

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