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Teachers, as you plan for a variety of scenarios in response to the Coronavirus health crisis--and other possible threats--we wanted to share some of the ways our PBS Digital Innovator All Star educators support engaging, effective distance learning.

Virtual Professional Learning

American Portrait: Who Are We?

PBS American Portrait is a national story-telling project that invites people across the country to use photos, videos and words to tell their own stories and illustrate who we are as a people. In this four part virtual professional learning series, teachers will be invited to think about how they might use the American Portrait in their classrooms and encourage their students to think more concretely about who we are as individuals, and who we are as a people.

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Staying Calm During Crisis: 5 Tips for Self Care

Thanks to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), teachers all over the world are having to be creative, teach remotely and produce digital learning lessons. Some of us are having to create digital lessons for a month or more. Here are 5 ways we can find our calm to get us through digital school and the virus scare.

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Distance Learning Tips From One Teacher to Another

Preparing for illnesses is always a difficult and serious affair, but it does give us an opportunity to think about how we can extend learning outside the walls of our classrooms and into the homes of our students. 

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How to Talk to Little Learners About Coronavirus

With the arrival of COVID-19, the challenge of keeping our students and classrooms safe is more important than ever. When talking to our youngest learners and even their families, we can all take a lesson from Mister Rogers. 

Voices in Education

Shining an Equitable Lens on Every Student

If we truly want to make an impact on how equitable classrooms and schools are, there has to be a universal mind shift. We have to change our expectations of children and thus change how we see children.

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Girl Power: 5 Powerful Women in Literature

As educators, we must make a commitment, for our students, to implement works from a variety of authors. We need to show our students what they are capable of, regardless of their gender. However, while Women’s History Month is a great way to start changing the dynamic in our classrooms, we shouldn’t stop once March is over. 

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Girl Power: 5 Powerful Women in History

Textbooks not only omitted many women in history, they downplayed the adversities they faced based on their social, legal and cultural differences. Introduce your class to women who have made an impact in history.

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Girl Power: 5 Powerful Women in Science

Change the narrative in the classroom: show students that women can, and have, the ability to achieve and innovate in STEM fields. 

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