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You’re invited to a screening of “Poet Against Prejudice”

April 25, 2017

                                                 “Poet Against Prejudice” Join us for an Exclusive Screening, Panel Discussion, & Reception at Lincoln Center for NYC Educators WNET Education invites you to a special screening of the FILMS BYkids award-winning documentary Poet Against Prejudice in celebration of a new toolkit for teachers that […]

Earth Week Day 5: Planes, Trains, and Cars

April 20, 2017

Planes, Trains, and Cars NYC makes it easy to conserve fossil fuels and pop on the subway. But over the country transportation fossil fuel use is increasing. Fact: In 2015 transportation produced 28 percent of the United States’ overall greenhouse gas emissions. Of the common sources of carbon dioxide emissions only transportation and industrial use […]

Earth Week Day 4: Let the Sun Shine In!

April 20, 2017

Let the Sun Shine In Fossil fuels are a serious problem, making solar power a bright idea. Fact: The electricity sector is the largest U.S. source of greenhouse gas emissions – it was 30% in 2014. Most of those greenhouse gases are produced by the combustion of fossil fuels to produce electricity. Renewable energy sources […]

Earth Week Day 3: Eat for the Planet!

April 19, 2017

Eat for the Planet Cow farts contribute to climate change. Other domestic animals are better for the environment. Fact: Agricultural activities contributed 9% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions in 2014. Of those emissions almost a third came from cattle which produce methane as digestive waste. Action Item: Consider alternative meat sources like pork or more […]

Start Your Earth Week Right!

April 19, 2017

Countdown to Earth Day Begins! Small Steps Can Have Giant Impacts This Saturday is Earth Day. We’re giving easy tips to green your day all week and we’ll share our stories on Earth Day. Earth Day 2017 is on Saturday and the Campaign is Environmental & Climate Literacy. The Earth Day Network is launching a […]

Women’s History Month Resources

April 12, 2017

Looking for resources for Women’s History Month? Try out this collection from WNET Education on everyone from Jane Goodall to Gloria Steinem. Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise Explore the power of words and the life of Dr. Maya Angelou in this collection of resources from American Masters: Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise. Using […]

Earth Week Resources

April 12, 2017

Saturday April 22nd is Earth Day! Celebrate with the learners in your life with these selected resources from PBS LearningMedia and WNET Education!   A Fierce Green Fire Learn how activists and politicians have reacted to climate change in this video from the American Masters film, A Fierce Green Fire. Given how complex of a […]

African American History Month Resources

April 6, 2017

February is Black History Month: Use these PBS LearningMedia Resources in your Classroom! PBS LearningMedia has a plethora of resources on African American history including topics like Plessy vs. Ferguson, Jim Crow Laws, the Harlem Renaissance, Ida B. Wells, and many more.   Plessy vs Ferguson The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow Ida B. […]

Poetry Resources from WNET Education

April 6, 2017

  Looking for ways to bring poetry into the classroom? Try these resources from WNET education and PBS LearningMedia and make sure to celebrate National Poetry Month all April long!   Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise In these videos from American Masters | Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, learn about the lasting impact […]

WNET Convenes Education & LGBTQ Advisory Board for New PBS LearningMedia Collection

March 17, 2017

In partnership with First Person, WNET’s Education Department is producing an LGBTQ Tolerance and Identity Collection for PBS LearningMedia. The collection will include a series of 10 digital media resources that will help administrators, guidance counselors, and educators understand the complex and difficult issues faced by LGBTQ students. In an effort to support this work, […]

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