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You’ve come to this site because you are interested in learning about UNC-TV's educational service. Whether you want to attend an UNC-TV workshop, attend a community event, learn about our collaboration with community partners such as colleges/universities, schools, preschool and elementary schools, veteran organization, healthcare providers, or learn about our many local and national programs, this is the place for you. You may see UNC-TV's education staff in many places across NC. Also, see a list of the some of the resources available to help you in the home, classroom, or community.
2013 Creative Freedom Award Teacher Inspiration & Resources Fair: Creative Freedom Awards is a teacher-led organization, which celebrates and shares the creative and inspiring work of elementary school teachers in the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, NC). Mallory Mbalia, UNC-TV's PBS LearningMedia Teacher Core representative and a classroom teacher from Powell Elementary School in Wake County, will be one of the Creative Freedom Awards recipients! When and Where: Sunday, August 18, 2013 from 2:00-6:00 p.m. at Walltown Park Recreation Center, 1308 West Club Blvd., Durham, NC 27705
Summer Reading Campaign - GONE READIN!
This is an educator-focused campaign designed to spotlight the outstanding collection of Pre K-12 content supporting literacy instruction and development and marks the debut of a NEW summer literacy collection page with featured resources from Martha Speaks, Poetry Everywhere, Shakespeare Uncovered, and Super WHY! Resources include video, lesson plans, and interactive games. GONE READIN WEBINAR: To access a recording of the recently Gone Readin webinar focused on adolescent literacy, click here.
Mission Solar System Resources for Teachers: New STEM Resources | Grades 4-8
NASA and Design Squad Nation have teamed up to inspire a new generation of engineers with an engaging collection of hands-on activities. Explore it here!
Design Squad Nation Back to School Webinar
Aug. 21, 2013 | 10-11AM EST | Free
Looking to incorporate resources from the new Design Squad Nation Back to School Webinar collection into your classroom or after-school program? Then this webinar is for you! Email Design Squad Nation at email@example.com to sign up for the webinar (subject: "WEBINAR").
The New PBS LearningMedia!
Exciting News: PBS Teachers has transitioned to PBS LearningMedia as of June 1, 2013! UNC-TV LearningMedia, powered by PBS LearningMedia, is THE destination for Prek-12 educators to access FREE standards-aligned content, including Common Core state Standards that can be integrated into your classroom curriculum. Register or sign-in to UNC-TV PBS LearningMedia today and remember to bookmark the page. Click here to visit UNC-TV LearningMedia!
Technology Resources for the Classroom
Interactive Whiteboard Games: PBS KIDS provides an array of interactive whiteboard games for educators. All programs and games are age-appropriate and linked to subjects such as language arts, the arts, math and social science. Students will enjoy participating in these collaborative, fun and engaging experiences, while exploring curriculum from trusted programs such as Arthur, Clifford, Curious George, Sesame Street, Sid the Science Kid and Super Why.
Click here to learn about the interactive whiteboard games.
Cick here to see interactive whiteboard games from PBS KIDS Lab.
PBS KIDS Raising Readers
Sesame Street "Math is Everywhere" Kit
Math is an essential component of learning and success. Sesame Street Math Is Everywhere aims to help parents, caregivers, and educators help young children explore and understand math in the everyday world. By focusing on the broad thinking and reasoning skills required to master mathematics, Math Is Everywhere hopes to use math as an early starting point for empowering children's learning across the curriculum for years to come. Sesame Street and PNC Financial Services believes that "every child has the potential to do something great!" Click here to download a free kit.
New to PBS - Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
A new generation of preschool 'neighbors' will experience the beloved Neighborhood of Make Believe, as inspired by the award winning Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, with the new PBS show Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood. Daniel is the four year son of the original shows Daniel Stripped Tiger and he invites children into his world and to increase social-emotional development. Music is a great way to deal with emotions or your feelings, so try out this activity from the website!
UNC-TV has four major strategic goals for our educational outreach efforts:
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