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Homework Hotline | Fall 2016 / Spring 2017

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Watch Mondays-Thursdays at 4:30pm | Homework Hotline is a live statewide call-in show where kids receive help with homework problems right on the air.

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November 2016 PBS LearningMedia

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Here's a collection of resources from PBS LearninMedia for November 2016

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Video |The Chemistry of Make-up

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Hop into the science lab and teach your class the chemistry involved in the making of makeup!

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Document| U.S. Department of the State | Halloween History

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Halloween isn't just about candy and costumes! It originated, in part, as a celebration connected with evil spirits and the dead. Later, popular Halloween traditions in the United States included trick-or-treating and festive decorations for greeting cards and windows.

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Video| Juan's Story: Bullying

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October is Bullying Prevention Month. Learn how bullying can be an obstacle to Latino youth with this video segment from the “Independent Lens” series “The Graduates,” which provides lessons to all students about the importance of empathy and accepting others.

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Classroom Preparedness: America Responds

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For National Preparedness Month (September), you can use the following lesson plan to introduce students to natural and man-made disasters, and the range of governmental and humanitarian response mechanisms that are in place to help those in need.

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All About the Holidays: Spanish Heritage

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September 15th marks the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month! Teach your class about the culture and contributions of Hispanics and Latinos with another installment of PBS LearningMedia's "All About the Holidays.”

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Teaching Civic Engagement

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Are you interested in having your students debate current events with other students from around the country? Take the online "KQED Do Now" professional development tutorial and learn how to help students constructively engage in current issues using social media like Twitter.

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TED Talks | Education Revolution

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Watch Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 10pm on WMHT-TV | Explore innovative approaches to education with hosts Baratunde Thurston and Sara Ramirez.

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The Colombian Exchange

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What happened when Columbus landed in America, and connected it by ship to Europe?

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Masterpiece | Great Expectations

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Before summer turns to fall, make sure you add Charles Dicken's "Great Expectations" to your kids’ reading list!

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Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library Now Available

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Available now! Free Colonial Williamsburg Education Resource Library serving educators and learners with critical history and civics course content.

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Strategy Mapping | Lesson Plan

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"What should students know and be able to do as a result of this lesson?" "How are these objectives related to national, state, and/or district standards?"

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America ReFramed | Class of '27

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Watch on WORLD | Class of ’27 presents distinct yet complementary personal stories from places too often ignored in America.

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Games in Education 2016

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August 2nd & 3rd, 2016 at Troy Middle School in Troy, NY | This FREE 2-day event will offer presentations and hands-on workshops focused on the use of technology and games in education.

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Learn how we enrich our communities with programs and services that advance education.