Cyberchase shows kids that math is everywhere and everyone can be good at it! The series and supporting web games and activities encourage kids to see, think, and do mathematics in their world. In addition to being tons of fun, all content has been carefully designed to support math education and reflect national curriculum standards.
Discovery Education is licensed by GPB for Georgia educators. The online digital library is filled with engaging rich media across all curriculum areas. Designed to support multiple learning modalities with content that is easy to integrate, aligned to standards, and always current. Login is required.
FAST FORWARD is an original production of GPB Media in partnership with the Governor’s Office and the Georgia Department of Education. The series consists of video segments that present Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (the STEM curriculum) concepts in a fun, entertaining and informative way by demonstrating how employees in businesses and organizations across the state are applying the topic matter in their jobs. The website includes the episodes streaming on demand, teachable moments and a link to the production blog.
FETCH!'s science curriculum uses a framework of production approaches, Habits of Mind, and season-long themes to present science as both process and inquiry. Each season, three science themes give coherence to the science curriculum and act as a filter through which challenges for the show are selected. By focusing the science content presented each season, key concepts are reinforced and present a more comprehensive view of the challenges.
Georgia Stories consists of streaming videos, educator resources, and primary source materials that support the teaching of 8th grade Georgia Studies. The materials are correlated to the Georgia Performance Standards and are searchable by the standard. The educator resources include focus questions, vocabulary words, activity suggestions and primary source materials. There are also links to related websites.
This textbook tells the story of our state—its history, culture, and geography—in the context of American history and government. The Georgia Studies Book is interesting to read, with information presented in a contemporary and colorful layout appealing to eighth-grade students and their teacher and parents. The new edition addresses the 8th grade Social Studies Georgia Performance Standards.
The Green Tree Frog: How a Bill Becomes a Law is an animated short film inspired by the true story of how a Georgia fourth grade class proposed the green tree frog become the Georgia State Amphibian. Created and produced by Georgia Public Broadcasting, the film is intended to be used as supplemental material for eighth grade social studies. This video supports Georgia Performance Standard SS8CG2c, and an educator resource guide is available for download.
The Maya & Miguel television show supports English language acquisition in a variety of ways. The program shows its characters using natural, conversational language, and then reinforces the meaning of the dialogue with images and animation. Presenting new vocabulary to English language learners is also an important feature of the series. Each episode focuses on at least three vocabulary words, which are repeated throughout an episode. In addition, Maya & Miguel shows children that knowing and learning more than one language can be positive.
PBS LearningMedia™ is the go-to destination for instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more! You can search, save, and share with ease. Best of all, PBS LearningMedia is free for educators.
Today in Georgia History is a joint collaboration of the Georgia Historical Society & Georgia Public Broadcasting. The short videos focus on events and people that shaped the State of Georgia. In addition to the videos, the website has resources that include the text of the videos, vocabulary words, daily activities and suggestions for further reading about the topic. The videos are searchable by time period, and include an audio only version.
GPB’s World War II Veterans Oral History Project presents the story of World War II through the personal accounts of men and women from Georgia whose lives were touched by the war. Through letters, photographs, and full-length video interviews, the project makes the experiences of Georgia’s “greatest generation” available for generations to come. The individual stories are searchable by theater of operation and by names of the contributors.