A Call for Entries!
PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators
Are you a change agent in your classroom? Apply for the coveted role and honor of becoming one of 50 digital innovators from the U.S. Submit
a 3-minute “mini-presentation” video to show how you’re using PBS LearningMedia resources
(along with digital technology and tools) in your
classroom to enhance teaching and inspire learning. Learn more about this unique opportunity to support your school and community!
Bill of Rights Day
Honor Bill of Rights Day in your classroom! Many of the
rights guaranteed to U.S. citizens, including freedom of religion, speech and
the press, are rights denied to more than half of the world’s population. In
MPT’s interactive literacy module “Protecting the Rights of the People” students examine primary and secondary
sources to compare and contrast information about the rights of citizens of the
Digital Tools: PBS LearningMedia
Just beginning to use digital tools in your classroom? These short video
tutorials can help you learn the basics. Easily incorporate each tool into your teaching to convey information visually, make
persuasive arguments, and enhance collaboration.
Nature: Legendary White Stallions
Wednesday, December 14, 8:00 pm on MPT
Explore the story of the world-famous Lipizzaner stallions and
the bond that develops between the horses and their caregivers, demonstrated at
the famous Spanish Riding School in Vienna, Austria. See video clip!
NOVA: Mystery of a Masterpiece
Wednesday, December 14, 9:00 pm on MPT
A striking portrait of a young woman is now thought to be an
undiscovered masterwork by Leonardo da Vinci worth more than $100
million. See how the story unfolds! Watch video clip!
POV: What Tomorrow Brings
Tuesday, December 20, 10:00 pm on MPT2/Create
Go inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village. Never before
have fathers allowed their daughters to be educated. As they learn to read and
write, the girls discover their dreams. Watch trailer!