Featured PBS LearningMedia Lesson
Building on last year’s release of Earth science resources, we’ve worked with K-12 teachers and partners to create new and engaging digital resources that bring space phenomena into the classroom. Launch Resources
These free interactive resources, created in collaboration with NASA*, address the core ideas and practices of the Next Generation Science Standards.
Educator Resources for Using PBS Learning Media in the classroom:
If you have questions or what to learn more how WEDU can provide assistance email [email protected]
Using Interactive Lessons in the Classroom
This teacher tutorial introduces K–12 educators to the interactive lesson format. Featuring videos that show teachers and students in a variety of classroom settings, the tutorial provides strategies and tips that will help educators utilize interactive lessons. Launch
Teaching Tips | PBS KIDS Adventures
Here are a series of videos of a teacher demonstrating how to use the PBS KIDS digital resources in context of the Afterschool and Summer Adventures programs. These 3-4 minute tutorials provide tips on how to use educational media in out-of-school settings. Launch
Teaching About Systems Interactive Lesson
This STEM professional development module for teachers guides you through the basics of systems thinking and shows how you can integrate systems literacy across the grades and across disciplines, including STEM and social studies. Launch
Educator Workshops – Tampa
The following free workshops will be presented by WEDU in partnership with the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County’s Institute of Early Childhood Professionals. For more information or to register contact Abbey Soriano – (813) 280-0800.
Sesame Street in Communities: Traumatic Experiences
May 14, 2019 – 6:30-8:30 pm
The Institute for Early Learning Professionals (ICEP), 6800 N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Tampa, 33614
Attend this free workshop to learn more about a new bilingual initiative from Sesame Street featuring videos, storybooks, and digital activities, designed to help children and the adults who care for them, cope with traumatic experiences.
WEDU PBS Educational Grant Awards
A generous grant from the Verna and Peter Gowa Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County has been awarded to WEDU PBS and will provide free training workshops on the use of PBS educational materials for educators and families in DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota Counties.
WEDU PBS has received a generous grant from the Margaret and Bob Christopher Fund, Wells Fargo Fund, Weichel Family Fund and MCF Youth and Philanthropy Fund within the Manatee Community Foundation. The grant will provide free training opportunities for educators in Manatee County focused on PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ learning environments.
The George W. Jenkins Fund within the GiveWell Community Foundation has once again honored WEDU PBS with a grant award that will provide free training on the use of PBS educational resources for PreK-13+ educators and families within Polk County. WEDU is very grateful for the continued support the Foundation has shown for our outreach efforts.
To learn more about these opportunities or to schedule a free training for your organization, please contact WEDU at [email protected] or 813.254.9338.
What is Florida PBS LearningMedia?
PBS LearningMedia provides PreK-12 educators with access to free digital content and professional development opportunities designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. PBS LearningMedia was developed in partnership with the WGBH Educational Foundation and is offered locally by 155 PBS licensees, representing 356 stations in 55 U.S. states and territories.