[media] PBS Launches New Pre-K-12 Educator Web Site
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> Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2007 14:52:23 -0800____________________________________________________________________________________
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> From: KQED TV9 & DT9 <tv@...>
> Subject: [media] PBS Launches New Pre-K-12 Educator Web
> PBS LAUNCHES COMPREHENSIVE PRE-K-12 EDUCATOR WEB SITE:
> PBS TEACHERS
> Thousands of free lesson plans, local and national
> resources, teacher professional development, videos,
> blogs, and more
> PBS recently unveiled one of its most comprehensive Web
> in years with the debut of PBS Teachers, PBS' portal for
> educators (www.pbs.org/teachers).
> In production for more than a year, PBS Teachers is the
> front door
> for all educational resources and services PBS offers,
> and provides
> information on effective ways to use media and technology
> in the
> school- or home-based learning environment.
> The site offers a one-stop resource for educators
> searching for
> wide-ranging curriculum resources, video products (Shop
> Teachers), online professional development opportunities
> TeacherLine) and more.
> "With the launch of PBS Teachers, PBS and our local
> stations will
> make available an unprecedented array of state-of-the-art
> for educators across the country," said Mary Kadera, vice
> of education. "The breadth of content showcased on the
> site will be
> valuable to teachers of all grade levels and subject
> Among the most relevant new and enhanced features of PBS
> PBS' newest blog, "Media Infusion"
> (www.pbs.org/teachers/mediainfusion), which will showcase
> ideas for
> and encourage conversations about using media and
> technology in the
> classroom, to be hosted by practicing classroom teachers
> and ed tech experts.
> Thousands of free standards-based lesson plans, classroom
> interactive resources and more - organized by subject,
> grade level,
> and curriculum topic.
> Hundreds of curriculum resources from local PBS stations
> - forming a
> local-national search, combining the best educational
> resources from
> around the country.
> Dedicated areas for early childhood educators, library
> specialists, and technology coordinators.
> Showcases for public broadcasting's award-winning video
> content -
> including on-demand streaming video from selected PBS
> customizable local PBS station TV schedules, and Shop for
> for purchasing video programs.
> Professional development opportunities for graduate
> credit and
> recertification, from PBS TeacherLine.
> Tools for local PBS stations, enabling them to integrate
> much of PBS
> Teachers' content on their local Web sites. (Coming later
> in March.)
> Advanced personalization features, enabling educators to
> annotate, and share the resources they find. (Coming this
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