Lesson Plans for English and Social Studies Teachers from POV's 28th Season
POV films are a great way to engage students with today's most pressing social issues.
January is National Mentoring Month. Help celebrate the teachers and guides in your community by hosting a screening of inspiring films that showcase how others are sharing their knowledge and wisdom with the world.
Brooklyn Educators Meeting: A Recap
As the new school year approaches, using documentaries in the classroom is on our minds. POV hosted eight Brooklyn educators to learn how teachers use documentary in the classroom.
Critics Say This POV Doc Opens Eyes and Sheds Light on Islamic Women
The Light in Her Eyes premieres tomorrow night, July 19, 2012, on PBS stations. Read what critics are saying about the film.
Looking Forward: Tools for Social Studies Teachers in 2012
POV's Community Engagement and Education coordinator shares her thoughts on two online, interactive tools that social studies teachers should be on the lookout to use: Mission U.S. and the Twitter hashtag #SSChat.
'The Learning' Inspires a Fight for Filipino Teachers' Rights
The POV documentary The Learning inspired Katrina Abarcar to stand up for the rights of the Filipino teachers working in America.
Next on POV: 'The Learning'
POV's 24th season on PBS continues Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011, with the U.S. broadcast premiere of The Learning, the story of four Filipino women who reluctantly leave their families and schools to teach in Baltimore.
Teachers – Show Us How You Innovate!
The 2011 PBS Teachers Innovation Awards opens for entries. From math and science to music and the arts, your inventive thinking continuously fuels, inspires and engages young minds. Whether you teach your students physics with rocket launchers, social studies by re-enacting historical events, or literature by inviting kids to create digital stories, you are innovating […]