Create a learning environment where all children feel their culture can be expressed and appreciated. Discover how to build a collection of educational resources and technologies that can effectively unlock new worlds and encourage students to immerse themselves in different cultural experiences. The final assignment is to design a creative teaching unit incorporating community and Internet resources to advance multicultural studies in the classroom.
Build the knowledge, skills, and insight to research, evaluate, and organize online classroom resources successfully. Explore the different types of material available online and the methods to evaluate them. Discuss some of the social and ethical issues posed by the Internet. Practice identifying appropriate online resources that support data-driven, problem-solving lesson plans.
Science can engage and encourage students to think critically and logically. In this course, you will learn to integrate technology into the classroom to encourage students to ask questions, collaborate with others, and explore and evaluate data. Discover software and Web activities designed to help your students organize and consolidate their thinking and analyze ideas clearly.
Highly developed collaborative and critical thinking skills are what your students need to meet standards and perform in high-stakes testing. Expand your collection of strategies for sharpening these skills using classroom technology.
Learn to meet national science standards by helping students develop the skills necessary to analyze ideas, think critically, and communicate clearly. Create lessons and activities that support collaboration, inquiry, and critical thinking.
Find teaching resources and program information such as episode descriptions and educational learning goals for PBS KIDS shows.
Activity Packs are a growing library of theme-based widgets containing links to high-quality PBS resources and activities for multiple grade levels. If you like one, grab it!
Discover how music, art and words can evoke our emotions and also unify us in protest, joy and sorrow.
Create a musical instrument and learn about rhythm, sound, how music affects mood and the role it plays in our lives.