PBS LearningMedia Webinars

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PBS LearningMedia hosts virtual events and webinars throughout the year designed to help you and your fellow educators integrate digital media and technology into your classrooms. This handy collection allows you to catch-up on webinars you may have missed over the last year and gives you a convenient way to pick up tips and strategies from experts in the field.

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  • WEBINAR: Teaching Mathematical Argumentation

    Join PBS LearningMedia and special guests for a look at the video and background materials featured in the Making the Case PD collection and explore the instruction methods that can help to promote argumentation and critique in your math class. Webinar recorded on March 20, 2014.

    For more math classroom resources, check out the Math is AweSum! collection featuring videos, interactives, and activities from Math at the Core, PBS Math Club, Khan Academy, and more!

    Grades: 6-13+
  • Be Inspired. Be an Innovator! Educator Webinar

    Hear what these three rock star educators have to say about driving innovation in their classroom. You’ll walk away with classroom tips, tools, and resources that you can use to inspire your students to think like 21st century innovators. (Webinar recorded on 2/4/14). Speakers include:

    • Arana Shapiro, Co-Director of Quest to Learn at the Institute of Play

    • Emily Dawson, 5-8th grade science teacher and 2013 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator

    • Michael Gorman, 21st century educational technology expert

    Grades: 5-8
  • WEBINAR: Latino Americans

    The PBS series, Latino Americans, provides a rich array of bilingual lesson plans, activities, videos, and other classroom resources for grades 4-13+. Join Antonio Gomez, Education Director at KCTS, to find out how you can use these engaging, CCSS-aligned resources to enhance your next social studies lesson. (Webinar recorded on Mach 26, 2014).

    Grades: 4-13+
  • Google+ Hangout for Students: March Math Madness Lesson with Tim Chartier

    Invite students to HANGOUT and learn with PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms! This Google+ Hangout features mathematician and bracketology expert Tim Chartier who shows students how to relate one of college sports' biggest event into a real-world math application. (Recorded on March 31, 2014).

    Explore the Math Is AweSum! collection for access to FREE PreK-12 math resources, webinar recordings, and more!

    Grades: 6-12
  • How to Teach NGSS Engineering Design to Grades K-5

    In this gallery of videos from a WGBH professional development webinar for Grades K-5 educators, engineering education experts discuss the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the new focus on engineering in the classroom. The presenters also showcase the Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media collection, a group of 34 classroom resources and 6 professional development resources that all support the new NGSS. Funded by Raytheon, the collection is a collaboration between WGBH and Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science, Boston.

    Grades: 13+
  • How to Teach NGSS Engineering Design to Grades 6-8

    In this gallery of videos from a WGBH professional development webinar for Grades 6-8 educators, engineering education experts discuss the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the new focus on engineering in the classroom. The presenters also showcase the Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media collection, a group of 34 classroom resources and 6 professional development resources that all support the new NGSS. Funded by Raytheon, the collection is a collaboration between WGBH and Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science, Boston.

    Grades: 13+
  • How to Teach NGSS Engineering Design to Grades 9-12

    In this gallery of videos from a WGBH professional development webinar for Grades 9-12 educators, engineering education experts discuss the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and the new focus on engineering in the classroom. The presenters also showcase the Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media collection, a group of 34 classroom resources and 6 professional development resources that all support the new NGSS. Funded by Raytheon, the collection is a collaboration between WGBH and Engineering is Elementary, Museum of Science, Boston.

    Grades: 13+
  • Google+ Hangout for Educators: All About Area

    Join PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms for a lesson on how to teach your middle school math class about area. This Google+ Hangout On Air will highlight engaging ways to introduce your students to this essential math concept and relate it meaningfully to their daily lives. Special guests will highlight free videos, interactives, and infographics from PBS LearningMedia’s “Math at the Core: Middle School” collection that will help you make your next lesson POP! (This Hangout was recorded on April 1, 2014).

    Explore the Math Is AweSum! collection for access to FREE PreK-12 math resources, webinar recordings, and more!

    Grades: 5-8
  • Google+ Hangout for Students: All About Slope

    Whether flying a plane, figuring out the size of a tiered cake, or riding your bike, slope is important! Get your class excited about working with slope by inviting them to participate in this math lesson hosted by PBS LearningMedia and Google’s Connected Classrooms. This Google+ Hangout On Air uses interactives and math videos from PBS LearningMedia’s “Math at the Core: Middle School” collection to illustrate this useful math concept and the many ways it can be applied in the real world. (Recorded on April 2, 2014).

    Explore the Math Is AweSum! collection for access FREE PreK-12 math resources, webinar recordings, and more!

    Grades: 5-8
  • Let’s Get Social! How To Effectively Incorporate Social Media Into Your Classroom

    Join PBS LearningMedia and Edmodo to learn how to integrate social media into your classroom while exploring best practices, real-life examples of success, and helpful tools to get you connected!

    Grades: 13+
  • Plug In! How to Integrate Tablets, Smart Phones, Devices, and More

    Join K-12 tech expert Leslie Fisher as she explores how to successfully integrate mobile technology into the classroom. Leslie will explore top applications, practical tips, and solutions for overcoming barriers along the way.

    Grades: 13+
  • Get Your Tech On: PBS LearningMedia 101

    Find out how real-world teachers are using PBS LearningMedia to inspire their teaching, enhance learning, and empower students – and take home a “how-to” guide for easy reference whenever you need it.

    Grades: 13+
  • Flipped Classrooms For Real Learning: Definitions, Resources and Tools

    Educators keep hearing about the benefits of flipping their classrooms, but what does that really mean? PBS LearningMedia invites you to join Jon Bergmann, a pioneer in the Flipped Class Movement and co-author of Flip Your Classroom: Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day – along with Mike Gorman, a 21st century educational technology and learning expert, as they introduce you to the flipped learning model. Pick up practical guidelines, resources, and tools to build your flipped vocabulary and give you the confidence you need to flip your own classroom.

    Grades: 13+