can I use video in the classroom?
Almost all of the video on NewsHour
Extra is from the nightly PBS broadcast, the PBS NewsHour.
19, 2007, the NewsHour began streaming in FLASH and MP4 all segments that we have
the rights to stream. This is a much better quality than the previous video, which
was Windows Media and RealPlayer. However, our video archives in the Windows format
date all the way back to February 7, 2000.
On our Daily
Video Clipboard, we provide warm up questions and discussion questions for
the featured video of the day. You can browse the archives by topic (Science,
History, Language Arts, World, etc) in the right column.
If you want to
search the general NewsHour archives, visit the video
You can find transcript pages on our
Recent Programs Page, or navigate by Topics
tell us if you have problems using our video-- we can't help you if we don't konw
there's a problem!
is the difference between the NewsHour and NewsHour Extra?
actually three different NewsHours to keep straight! But of course they're all
related. The first is the PBS NewsHour. That's the TV news program that runs on
PBS every weekday. Here's some more
information about the program.
Then there's the PBS
NewsHour. Web site. The PBS NewsHour has all the transcripts from the show
listed chronologically on the Recent
Programs Page, or by Topics
or Regions. There
are also "indepth coverage" packages that include maps, slideshows,
Finally, there's NewsHour Extra, the site for students and
teachers. Educators can find lesson plans and an active teacher community at our