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Discover how you can use PBS LearningMedia today to impact your classroom.

Impact Your Classroom

Now more than ever, educators around the country are harnessing the power of technology in the classroom as a student motivator. As students in today's world increasingly rely on online experiences for learning, socialization, and expression, educators are facing pressure to integrate their experiences into the classroom. With PBS LearningMedia, educators now have a trusted tool they can rely on to impact student achievement and drive engagement. Featuring training resources on everything from digital video to creating online quizzes and lesson plans, these training tools will provide the resources you need to confidently launch your teaching into the digital age.

PBS LearningMedia 101 Videos

Need tips on how to use PBS LearningMedia more effectively? Our team has put together several training videos that can help you easily take advantage of our most useful features.

  • PBS LearningMedia: Quick Training Guide

    10 minutes

    This short video serves as a brief introduction to PBS LearningMedia, and includes an overview of basic concepts including searching, browsing, and filtering content to find the exact resources you need for your lesson plans.

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  • Full, 1-hour LearningMedia 101 Training video

    1 hour

    This comprehensive training video provides an overview of PBS LearningMedia, from searching and browsing, to understanding standards-alignment and an introduction to our most popular content.

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PBS LearningMedia Teacher Tool Tutorials

  • Creating a Storyboard

    3:46 minutes

    The Storyboard tool brings presentations and projects to life and helps demonstrate complex concepts by combining media, text, clip art, and more.

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  • Creating a Lesson Plan

    3:54 minutes

    The Lesson Builder tool provides an easy way to design a customized learning experience for your students using media from the PBS LearningMedia site.

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  • Building a Quiz 

    1:37 minutes

    Use our handy Quiz Maker tool to quickly and easily create an assessment for your students using mulitiple choice, fill in the blank, or short answer questions.

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Useful Resources

Quick Tips for Getting
Started with
PBS LearningMedia

  • 1

    Create an account. Registration is easy and free, and allows you save and share favorites with colleagues and students.

    Register Now

  • 2

    Begin exploring! Search PBS LearningMedia by keyword, grade level, subject, and standards alignment.

    Search Now

  • 3

    Discover new ways to engage with content using Teacher Tools, including a lesson planner, quiz maker, and storyboards.

    Learn More

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PBS LearningMedia is user-friendly, easy to navigate, and makes it easy to find digital content I can use in my classroom.

- Amanda Wetherell, First Grade Teacher, Gibson City, IL