Back by popular demand, this fall PBS LearningMedia is here to help you
Get Your Tech On!

Build and expand your digital classroom with our exciting line up of tools including:

Events

 

Webinar

Transform Your Classroom: Digital Resources You Can Use Tomorrow

Host: Mike Gorman + John Sessler

Date: September 17, 2014 | 6:00 - 7:00PM ET

Jump-start your lesson planning with free media-rich content and tools from PBS LearningMedia! During this webinar, you will discover how real-world teachers are using digital resources from PBS LearningMedia to inspire, engage and personalize learning experiences for their students.

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Hot Tech Tools for Today’s Classrooms

Host: Leslie Fisher + John Sessler

Date: October 14, 2014 | 6:00 - 7:00PM ET

Looking for tips and strategies to launch your teaching into the digital age? Curious about how to bring teaching to life with the latest and greatest gadgets and apps? Join renowned ed tech expert Leslie Fisher for a dynamic, show-and-tell session about the latest tech tools making a splash in education.

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How We Got to Now: Innovative Ideas that Changed the World

Host: Steven Johnson + John Sessler

Date: October 22, 2014 | 1:00 - 2:00PM ET

Student and Educator Event! Bring your class and join PBS and Steven Johnson, the host of PBS' How We Got to Now, to check out some of our newest digital content for classrooms that will inspire students to become the innovators of tomorrow. Students will walk away understanding how simple inventions- from eyeglasses to refrigerators- revolutionize the way humans interact with the world, and steps they can take to become the next Albert Einstein or Thomas Edison. 

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Tips for Building Successful 1:1 Classrooms

Host: 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators + John Sessler

Date: October 28, 2014 | 7:00-8:00PM ET

We are all hearing the buzz about 1:1 classrooms, but what does effective 1:1 implementation look like in the real world? Join a prestigious panel of 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators as they share practical tips and tools for using new platforms and technologies to support student learning and collaboration. 

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Finding Your Roots in the Digital Age

Host: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. + Cece Moore, genetic genealogist + Asako Gladsjo, series producer + John Sessler

Date: November 5, 2014 | 6:30 - 7:30PM ET

Educator Event. Technology has made it easier than ever to retrace our ancestry and uncover fascinating insights into our past. Join PBS and Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Harvard scholar and host of PBS' Finding Your Roots series for a LIVE look into how science and storytelling come together to reveal the rich histories of his guests. You'll also learn strategies for integrating classroom-ready social studies and science resources developed from the series.

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How to Integrate Game-Based Learning in Your Classroom

Host: Alan Gershenfeld + Institute of Play + John Sessler

Date: November 12, 2014 | 6:00-7:00PM ET

Educator Event. Do you ever wish you could tap into the allure of gaming while communicating key curricular topics? We'll show you how to do it! Join us as gaming experts Alan Gershenfeld from E-Line Media and Rebecca Rufo-Tepper from the Institute of Play explore the power and potential of gaming in the classroom. 

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