This teacher professional development event will explore arts and creativity themes and feature a discussion about how to integrate creative activities into curriculum. Attendees will also catch a first look at our new PBS KIDS show Pinkalicious and Peterrific, premiering on February 19. Based on the best-selling HarperCollins Pinkalicious book series by Victoria Kann, this new series is designed to help preschool-age children explore the arts and creativity.
Wednesday, January 24 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET
At a time when women, people of color and homosexuals were confined to the margins of society, Lorraine Hansberry (1930-1965), best known for A Raisin in the Sun, boldly challenged U.S. society to live up to its ideals. Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart tells the dramatic story of the young, gifted and black woman who chose words to fight injustice—on stage and off. Experience the film screening through a selection of curated clips, followed by a Q&A with director Tracy Strain. Classrooms will be able to ask questions and have them in answered in real time through the unique OVEE viewing experience.
Thursday, February 1 | 1:00pm – 2:00pm ET
This 1 hour, virtual-PD event will feature a discussion on social and emotional curriculum for kids aged 2-4. Featuring content from Emmy Award-nominated PBS KIDS show Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, this session will focus on media tools that can be used to teach our youngest learners about skills like patience, dealing with frustration, and how to understand and manage their feelings.
Tuesday, February 6 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. This film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice. Experience the film screening in full with your classroom, followed by a Q&A with director Stanley Nelson. Classrooms will be able to ask questions and have them in answered in real time through the unique OVEE viewing experience.
Thursday, February 15 | 1:00pm – 3:00pm ET
Wondering how to balance meaningful screen time with playful hands-on learning? What questions should you ask when evaluating digital media, apps for kids, and online games to use in your learning environment? During this teacher PD event, we’ll explore creative solutions to these questions and developmentally appropriate strategies for integrating digital content that inspires play and supports 21st century learning.
Thursday, February 22 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Expand your digital toolkit and discover how PBS LearningMedia and its collection of over 120K standards-aligned resources can be integrated into meaningful learning experiences for your students.
Thursday, March 1| 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET
Explore the free tools available on PBS LearningMedia, including the new class rostering tool that allows you to easily keep track of students' progress and completion of assignments. During this webinar, our team will provide training on how you can take full advantage of class rostering and other advanced tools that will bring lessons to life for your students!
Tuesday, March 6 | 7:00pm – 8:00pm ET
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