Diversify Your Classroom Bookshelf with Multicultural Books

“I don’t like to read!” “Reading is BORING.” “I can’t find a book that is interesting to me!” All are quotes...

22 Ways to Bring Earthrise Into Your Classroom

Fifty years ago this week, on December 24, 1968, humans saw our planet Earth “rise” over another celestial object for the very first...

5 Activities to 'Engineer' Fun Before Winter Break

The time period between Thanksgiving and Winter Break is always a challenge for students. Students are coming off a break and only have a...

Empowering Young Media Consumers & Creators

The world is saturated with information--all types of media, with millions of varying messages. Not only are your students consuming the...

What Makes a Shadow? Engaging Activities with Nature Cat

January, February, March—will winter ever end? When you look outside, the earth is either buried under snow and ice or largely...

Top 10 Resources for Your Classroom in the New Year

Teachers, this is for you. It’s a New Year and a new opportunity to engage with your students and inspire them with a range of exciting...

PBS Digital Innovators Take Students Across Miles and Time Zones: The Egg Drop Challenge

Traveling to Educational Inspiration This past summer, we had the pleasure of traveling San Antonio, TX, as PBS Digital Innovators for our...

War Games: Gamifying the Vietnam War and teaching 'The Things They Carried'

Intro and Setting the Stage Bishop McNamara High School (BMHS) in Forestville, MD, sits just across the highway from Andrews Air Force...

Using Virtual Team Teaching to Connect Classrooms

This post originally ran on EdTech Digest here. Inspiration or pure insanity. These are the only possible reasons why “Virtual Team...

New Year’s Resolutions from the Inaugural Class of PBS KIDS Early Learning Champions

This year has been filled with love, mud, positive change, and milestones in the field of Early Learning. Educators, legislators,...

Teaching Media Literacy: If Not You, Then Who?

It could be argued that there has never been a greater need to teach media literacy than now. The amount of time students spend online is...

Helping Students Find their Voice

As a high school English teacher, I encourage my students to find their voice and use it to express their thoughts and opinions. I firmly...

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