April Resources from PBS LearningMedia

Posted by kcaise on April 2, 2017 in blogging, Digital Media, online learning, PBS LearningMedia |

PBS LearningMedia has over 120,000 resources and an active community where teachers use and share digital media, lesson plans and videos to use in the classroom. Part of being a PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator is to share the resources created by the PBS LearningMedia community.

If you are unfamiliar with the LearningMedia digital community, this description of the  resources and community describes it best:

 PBS LearningMedia is America’s largest classroom, providing over 120,000 digital resources to help teachers bring classroom lessons to life for students in pre-K through 12th grade.

This April PBS LearningMedia is offering a variety of digital resources to supplement upcoming lesson plans and amplify timely discussions in the classroom.

        National Library Week (April 9-15): Encourage students to enjoy the library with this Arthur activity, introducing them to the many resources awaiting them at the library.

·         Earth Day (April 22): Teach students to cherish our planet and recognize how to protect it this Earth Day.

·         Shakespeare’s Birthday (April 23): Shakespeare Uncovered tells the stories behind the stories of Shakespeare’s greatest plays, including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Romeo and Juliet, and Othello.

·         Holocaust Remembrance Day (April 24): Share this lesson with students to commemorate and help them understand the impact of the Holocaust.

Click on the above links that I copied and pasted from a PBS LearningMedia email that I received and wanted to share with everyone. While you are checking out the resources for April, check out the full offerings from the PBS LearningMedia community as I am certain you will find resources for future lessons that will complement what you are teaching perfectly.

While you are reviewing PBS LearningMedia’s resources, check out their monthly sweepstakes for coffee for your colleagues. Have fun and be sure to share with me the lessons and resources that you found valuable and used in your classroom!

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