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EdmodoCon 2014 is Here

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 5:19am

Edmodo.com, in case you are not familiar, is essentially Facebook for educators. To get access to the social network, you sign up for it and plug in your educator “credentials” or affiliation with education. Once you...

Here are Lesson Plans for the First Week Back to School

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, August 4, 2014 - 3:04pm

If you need help easing back into the classroom, PBS Learning Media has resources to help: lesson plans for each day of the week back to school. They have a catchier name for this series. It’s called Lesson-Plan-a-...

How I Use Dropbox to Share Videos and Multiple Pictures

Ann Kohler - Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 2:00am

Dropbox was on my “summer learning list” of apps to check out and learn about and when I needed to send multiple pictures and videos to a colleague, the app turned out to be a very useful. Since the videos were...

37 Must Read Books for Creative People

Jessica Forkel - Monday, July 14, 2014 - 10:57am

Are you looking for a new book to take with you on vacation? Maybe you are using your summer to catch up on all the books on your "must read" list?  Buzzfeed put together a list of 37 books every creative person needs...

Profile: Georgia PBS Digital Innovator Ann Kohler

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 30, 2014 - 5:08am

Ann Kohler is presenting at ISTE 2014 today on Breaking Barriers: Gaming in the Special Education BYOT Classroom. That makes sense as she is an extraordinary and tech savvy teacher. Because of her high tech...

Test the New and Improved PBS Learning Media

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Friday, June 27, 2014 - 6:06am

This is a test we encourage you to take and we promise you'll likely find the exam rewarding. PBS Learning Media will be freshening up the site and introducing new tools like quizzes and digital posters. We need...

Freedom Summer

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 11:19am

This week marks the 50th anniversary of that summer of 1964 when black and white volunteers from across the country went down to Mississippi to end rigid segregation and blocking voter registration among blacks. The...

PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators smile for the cameras with Newshour's Judy Woodruff. Courtesy @LDHirsh.

A Wrap up of the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators Summit in Tweets

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Monday, June 23, 2014 - 6:21am

As I mentioned in a previous blog post, Victoria Bostic and I were in Virginia last week supporting Lesley McClendon at the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators summit. She and 16 other exceptionally tech savvy...

At the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator Summit

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 5:06am

Lesley McClendon, a Lead PBS Learning Media Digital Innovator from Georgia and I are at PBS headquarters today attending the PBS Learning Media Digital Innovators Summit. (Victoria Bostic, from our New Media and...

Making the Most of My Summer

Lesley McClendon - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 2:00am

Lesley McClendon is one of our 2014 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators and a top 16 "Lead PBS Digital Innovators". She contributes this post on how she's spending her summer. When Rosemary Jean Louis of GPB invited...

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