Heartbeats of Fiji | Beat Making Lab

Meet Ben and Masi, two Fijians brought together by the Beat Making Lab and their insatiable appetite for music. After learning from the Lab's DJs about techno music and production, ...
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PBS Digital Studios

National Industrial Recovery Act (1933) and Resource Materials

This resource group contains two facsimiles and a transcript of, and a background essay on the National Industrial Recovery Act of 1933. Passed on June 16, 1933, this act established ...
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National Archives

Executive Order 10924 - Establishment of the Peace Corps (1961) and Resource Materials

On March 1, 1961, President Kennedy signed this executive order establishing the Peace Corps. On September 22, 1961, Congress approved the legislation that formally authorized the Peace Corps. Goals of ...
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National Archives

ThinkQuest

Using this resource group, teachers can explore the topic of website design. This group includes two videos focused on student explanations of effective Web site creation processes.
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Test Ban Treaty (1963) and Resource Materials

This resource contains two facsimiles of the August 5, 1963 Limited Test Ban Treaty, signed by the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union. The treaty banned nuclear weapons testing ...
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National Archives

Rishij's Portfolio

Watch a second-grade student share his writing portfolio with a parent. Consider what purposes portfolios serve for teachers, students, and parents.
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Digital Media Production for Arts Educators: Narrated Slideshows

This self-paced professional development module will assist in the understanding of how to create a slideshow and implement a slideshow project in the classroom. Arts-focused slideshows can be used in ...
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KQED

Zimbabwe Tries Coalition Government Lesson Plan

Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai discusses the shifting political and economic landscape in his country, and his meeting with President Obama.
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PBS NewsHour

Broadband Expansion

Correspondent Eileen Wu reports on the FCC’s 2010 broadband plan and the potential impact on new technology and communication. Explore how technological advances have changed the world and the effect ...
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the.news

Questioning to Build Comprehension

This resource group contains a two-part video in which a teacher reads aloud from an expository text and uses questioning techniques to engage students and increase their comprehension.
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TED Talks Education: "Students Deserve a Quality School in their Neighborhood."

Pearl Arredondo is a Los Angeles educator who overcame the odds stacked against her, beginning in middle school. She traveled out of her district 1.5 hours by bus to get ...
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TED

Deep Dive Into the Foreclosure Crisis

In this video, NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman talks to Alyssa Katz, who wrote a book on the history of the housing market in America called Our Lot: How Real ...
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PBS NewsHour

Freelancers Struggle in Changing Economy

NewsHour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman talks to freelance organizers and workers about why they have made the choices they have and how they plan to survive in the economic downturn.
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PBS NewsHour

Caleb Duarte: Visual Artist (Sculptural Paintings)

Caleb Duarte works with a combination of found materials, architectural building supplies, painting and drawing to create temporary installations and "sculptural paintings" that evoke poignant narratives of home, shelter and ...
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SPARK

Authors' Day

Each year, creative writing teachers at Ocean Township Intermediate School hold an "Authors' Day," where published writers and illustrators teach sixth grade students about their crafts. On the day of ...
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Classroom Close-Up

Tennessee Explorers: Tiffiny Tung

Tiffiny Tung's passion for exploration would lead to a career in anthropology., but as a teenager, that path to success was by no means certain, when she dropped out of ...
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Language Support

This video from Making the Case shows teachers from different math classrooms at Everett Alvarez Jr. High School in Salinas California, which serves a highly diverse student body including many ...
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Films in Elizabeth

In this video, budding young filmmakers from Dr. Antonio Pantoja School No. 27 in Elizabeth, NJ create short films that simplify complex science and social studies topics. Students use computers ...
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Classroom Close-Up

Spanish E-Pals

Seventh graders in Upper Saddle River, NJ use ePals Global Classsroom to exchange emails with native Spanish speaking peers living on the outskirts of Seville, Spain. Kristine Tesoriero, a Cavallini ...
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Classroom Close-Up

Art of Comprehension

An art teacher, a fourth grade teacher and a fifth grade teacher teamed up at Elms Elementary School in Jackson Township, NJ when they realized that the cognitive processes involved ...
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Classroom Close-Up

Alan Stern: 'A Chihuahua Is Still a Dog, and Pluto is Still a Planet'

This Utah Education Network podcast features planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern, who discusses the status of Pluto in the context of the 1990s discovery of thousands of Pluto-like planets in ...
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UEN