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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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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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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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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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PBS LearningMedia Launches ELECTION CENTRAL

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As part of the overarching PBS Election 2016 initiative, PBS announced today additional details about ELECTION CENTRAL, an online destination of election-related resources and content with age-appropriate, thoughtfully curated information to teach K-12 students about the political process.

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Why Do We Read?

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Why do we read? "Crash Course" has compiled a mini-series on the topic of literature, starting off with some thoughts on not only why we read, but HOW we read, and how we can learn to read critically.

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Engineering Map of America

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Did you know that the Washington Monument is both the world's tallest stone structure and the world's tallest obelisk, standing 555 feet 5 1/8 inches?

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Digital Parenting: Protecting and Empowering Kids

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Are parents overreacting to the potential dangers of the Internet? Or should they limit how long teens can stay online?

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NOVA Gross Science

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Why don’t vultures get food poisoning? How far do sneezes travel? And can kangaroo farts cure global warming?

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Camp PBS LearningMedia

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Searching for art projects you can do at summer camp – or even in your own backyard with the kids? PBS LearningMedia has gathered some fun, exploratory resources you can use to plan summer fun.

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