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edtalk: Where Educators Have a Voice

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Why do you teach? What’s challenging about your job?

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The Design Process

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What does innovation look like, and how can one generate innovative ideas and strategies – right in the classroom?

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Apply for a Colonial Williamsburg EFT Scholarship Subscription!

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WMHT is pleased to provide scholarship subscriptions for the 2014-2015 Electronic Field Trips from Colonial Williamsburg to four (4) schools in our broadcast area.

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Social-Emotional Development and Academic Success

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It’s important to recognize the tie between social-emotional development and academic success in young learners. 

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New Year, New Look!

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PBS LearningMedia is getting an update!

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Make SLIME at home

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Learn how to make SLIME at home with this easy recipe!

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Curious George: Tool Time

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Use this fun Curious George lesson plan to teach your students about tools and how they relate to professions.

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Please Stand for the National Anthem

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Explore what Nationalism means as well as the symbolic features of a nation such as a national anthem and a flag.

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Kid Musician: Mexico's Guitar Town

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A look at culture, heritage and tradition: Known for some of the best-sounding guitars in the world, Paracho, Mexico hosts a music festival every August.

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Building the Pyramids of Ancient Egypt

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Learn about the ancient Egyptian society that built the pyramids, all while building literacy skills with informative texts, videos, and practice vocabulary words.

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How schools’ delayed start in Ferguson is affecting kids

Caption:FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 14: People listen as residents and faith and community leaders discuss unrest in the town of Ferguson following the shooting death of Michael Brown during a forum held at Christ the King UCC Church on August 14, 2014 in Florissant, Missouri. Seakers included Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO). Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, has experienced four days of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The start of school in Ferguson, Missouri has been delayed by three days. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.

UDPATED at 10:30 a.m. EDT on Aug. 19: School was supposed to start last Thursday for the...