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Health Three60 Explores the Impact of Bullying

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 by bspellman

Health Three60 launches its third season with a look at bullying in “When Children Are Cruel.” Renee Shaw and guests examine the growing problem of bullying and what schools and communities around the state are doing to create a new culture of compassion and respect among young people.

“When Children Are Cruel” premiered last night on KET, this episode can be streamed on KET’s video portal and is available to download from Kentucky iTunes U. For more information or to view archived videos visit the Health Three60 website.

 

KET & PBS Literacy Resources

Monday, March 11th, 2013 by bspellman

e1362162893.22KET Young Writers Contest
The KET Young Writers Contest is looking for illustrated stories from children in grades K-5. Winners will be selected from each grade level, and all winners will receive prizes. First-place stories in  will be published online. Details and complete contest rules are available online.

e1362162893.3Martha Speaks
PBS Kids’ program Martha Speaks offers two ready-made reading programs for grades P-6. The Read-Aloud Book Club includes classroom guides for ten book club sessions as well as support materials. The Martha Speaks websitealso features episodes that coordinate with the sessions. The Reading Buddies Program is a cross-age program designed for kindergarten and upper-elementary students to increase their vocabulary, develop self-esteem and social skills, and enhance their love of books.

e1362162893.38Reading Rainbow
Reading Rainbow, the award-winning television series that encourages reading among children, can now be streamed on Discovery Education! Each episode centers on a theme from a book which is explored through a number of segments or stories.

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Inspiring Middle School Literacy
This collection of self-paced lessons is designed to enhance the literacy skills of struggling readers in grades 5-8. Each uses videos, interactive activities, note taking, reading, and writing to present students with an engaging science, social studies, mathematics, or language arts topic.

e1362162893.54Literacy Central
Literacy Central is designed to provide guidance to educators on the development, implementation, and monitoring of literacy plans. The information is organized by the Essential Elements of Literacy PERKS. The website features planning guidance, videos, professional learning modules with facilitators’ guides, information organized by age/grade spans, and other resources for teachers to use in planning for meeting students’ learning needs.

e1362162893.67Into the Book
This multimedia teaching resource is designed to improve reading comprehension and the ability to think and learn across the curriculum. Videos feature students using powerful learning strategies to understand and apply what they learn when they read. The companion website features interactive reading comprehension activities, music, video clips, classroom ideas, posters, teacher guides, and lesson plans.

Our Nation’s Capitol: A free, live electronic field trip!

Thursday, January 24th, 2013 by bspellman

Join student reporters as they uncover the history, art and architecture that define America’s living symbol of democracy and freedom. Enjoy special behind-the-scenes access as students explore the famous Rotunda and its historical paintings; dig into the archives to discover the history of the Capitol building; and learn more about the legislative branch of our federal government housed in this storied building.

Alabama Public Television proudly announces the production of a new live, electronic field trip entitled “OUR NATION’S CAPITOL”!  It will be delivered via the Internet on February 13, 2013 from 1:00-2:00 pm EST as a live stream ONLY. This program is FREE to all educators throughout the United States.

Registration is required and completion of registration enables access to the live event and immediate access to a wealth of online classroom resources and teaching tools to enhance the learning process.  As a “bonus,” registrants will be able to access the archived electronic field trip “Exploring Mount Vernon” with new and enhanced educational materials.

The registration link is provided in this flyer which we encourage you to distribute to educators through e-mail, newsletters, your station’s website, Facebook, Twitter or other forms of communication you may have with your schools.


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