PBS LearningMedia is THE destination that gives PreK-12 educators access to FREE, standards-aligned digital content designed to capture students’ imagination and transform learning in classrooms across America. The site offers over 30,000 curriculum-targeted videos, interactive games, and lesson plans that cover an array of PreK-12 subjects including math, english/language arts, science, history, the arts/culture.
PBS TeacherLine, a fee-based service, provides you with high-quality standards-based
professional development through more than 130 graduate-level facilitated courses
spanning the entire curriculum—instructional strategies, instructional technology, math, reading/language arts, and science—in an accessible, online format that makes learning fun, flexible, and collaborative. Earn graduate credit, PDPs, or CEUs while gaining strategies and resources to bring directly to your classroom.
Reading Rockets, a national multimedia project, offers information and resources on how children learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help. The site offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities for teachers, librarians, and administrators. Learn how to find free or low-cost books and establish a classroom library, find resources for first-year teachers, and get tips on effective read-alouds. Sections are also available to help struggling readers, English language learners, and children with learning disabilities.
PBS Teachers Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines
Browse through general information and frequently asked questions regarding copyright, taping, and fair use issues and guidelines.
PBS Teachers Learning Now
Learning.now is a Weblog that explores how new technology and Internet culture impact educators, as well as the children you teach. Get a continuing look at how new technology like wikis, blogs, vlogs, RSS, podcasts, social networking sites, and the always-on culture of the Internet are impacting the lives of teachers and students both inside and out of the classroom.
Search over 1,300 book titles by age, theme, or keyword. You can also look for books to read aloud to your students or for books they can read to themselves.