PBCL in the Field: Instructor Insights

This video from Making Learning Real features instructors from two community colleges discussing Problem-Based Case Learning (PBCL). Teachers describe how the authentic nature of PBCL problems appeals to students and ...
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WGBH

Small Business | Wide Angle: Window into Global History

The genocide in Rwanda left its people in many harsh predicaments. The main source of income for Rwandan families was the male head of the household; however, many men did ...
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9-12
Wide Angle

Climate Wisconsin | Great Lakes Shipping

Learn how water level and shipping season affect the amount of cargo a ship can carry in this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board. Come aboard with ...
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Educational Communications Board

Self-Reliance | Wide Angle: Window into Global History

The North Korean doctrine of self-reliance was greatly challenged during the Arduous March, a famine that claimed the lives of an estimated two million people. Despite the great losses suffered, ...
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9-12
Wide Angle

Cauca's Most Valuable Resources

In this video segment from Women, War & Peace , Cauca, a resource-rich region in Colombia, is introduced. Cauca and nearby La Toma, a gold-filled mountain, are volatile areas due ...
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9-12
WNET

Haiti: The Aid Dilemma

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, post-disaster relief is creating a new kind of problem for businesses there. The massive influx of food aid has altered the ...
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FRONTLINE

Jefferson: Safe Haven

Many of the children of Brazil’s favelas (slums) find a safe haven and second home at school. School enrollment is increasing, but the quality of education still remains substandard. In ...
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9-12
Wide Angle

Greater Boston | Did Environmental Exposure Cause a Disease Cluster?

In this video segment from Greater Boston , Liz Lombard describes her struggle with a painful, progressive autoimmune disease called scleroderma. Scleroderma is rare, so Lombard was surprised to learn ...
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WGBH

Industry and Islam

Kayseri is a city in the center of Turkey that has recently experienced a wave of business development. Although Turkey’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, thought that secular values were the ...
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9-12
Wide Angle

PBCL Stage 3: The Situation

For Problem-Based Case Learning (PBCL), students work in teams to develop and present solutions to real-world problems. In this video from Making Learning Real , the instructor has partnered with ...
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WGBH

Shugufa: Struggle to Study

One of the many causalities of the three decades of conflict in Afghanistan was the Afghani educational system. In rebuilding the system, much effort has been put into overcoming the ...
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9-12
Wide Angle

What a Pest

Students are asked to identify issues related to integrated pest management and how they affect the environment. WLVT PBS 39 and PSEA present Science Now! video writing prompts. These prompts ...
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WLVT PBS

Inquiry-Based: The Relationship Among Fractions, Decimals, and Percents | Part 4

In this video, viewers watch as students take ownership of their learning when they are encouraged to see the mathematics in their own worlds. Adult education instructor S.J. Brennan asks ...
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KET
6-12
WPSU

Sydney Still’s Run for Freedom

Learn the story of Sydney Still, William Still's mother, and her decision to leave her life, and two of her children, and to run toward freedom. From the documentary Underground ...
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6-12
WNED-WBFO

War and the Rise of Women's Resistance in Liberia

This video from Women War & Peace provides historical background for the war in Liberia. Leymah Gbowee and other women describe what life was like after Charles Taylor took power. ...
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WNET

Fashioning New Mexico: Victorian Secrets

When the Eastern ladies arrived in New Mexico via the great iron horse at the end of the 19th Century, they arrived with the latest fashions. Underneath it all what ...
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6-12
KNME

Your Obedient Servant, W. H. Bonney

Seeking a pardon, W.H. Bonney a.k.a Billy the Kid wrote several letters to New Mexico's Territorial Governor Lew Wallace. The letters open a window to one of the most interesting ...
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KNME

The Island President Classroom Modules

The Island President chronicles the democratic movement in the Maldives and documents the story of one national government’s reaction to the impending threats of climate change. These modules will ignite ...
0:20:37
9-12
Independent Lens

Life on Fire: Humans and Volcanoes

Narrated by Oscar-winning actor Jeremy Irons, Life on Fire offers a close up look at volcanoes and providing a never before seen look at their effect on the environment around ...
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6-12
Life on Fire

Fire and Butterflies | QUEST

Learn about a partnership to study how fire may promote the growth of a native flower that serves as host to the endangered Mission Blue Butterfly, in this video from ...
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QUEST