On August 1st, we celebrate what would've been Jerry Garcia's 73rd birthday. Celebrate the man we're all Grateful for by watching this majestically animated 1988 interview in which he discusses the acid tests with Joe Smith from Blank on Blank.
Children can lose up to two months of learning while they’re away from formal education. With support from Overstock, PBS KIDS is working to make books available to children across the nation! Check it out: http://to.pbs.org/1LWEe8O #PBSKIDSLearn
Two winners from the fourth-annual PBS Online Film Festival were just announced. “Sinner Victim Saint” from CET/Think TV wins “People’s Choice” Award and “11 Paper Place” from Vermont PBS wins “Most Viewed.”
From Aspen Ideas Festival: this panel of experts looks at how difficult is it is for women to balance the needs of home and work, and also explores the challenges facing caregivers, who often are working for very low wages.
This simple activity will show kids how the water cycle works and allow them to watch, in real time, how water from oceans, lakes and streams help keep our planet lush and us healthy. (From PBS Parents)
From the Aspen Ideas Festival: One of the things that makes it harder and harder to connect with ourselves — and thus our creativity, intuition, and wisdom — is our increasing dependence on technology. We are not just distracted by devices, texts, emails, constant notifications, and social media, but addicted to them.