Is the book always better than the movie? It’s Lit! is a series of smart, funny video essays from PBS Digital Studios about our favorite books and why we love to read. Hosted by Lindsay Ellis, the series delves into topics like the evolution of YA, how science fiction mirrors our own anxieties, and why the book is sometimes just a bit better than the movie.
Storytelling has been used as entertainment, cultural preservation, and a way to teach values. Around the world, stories have typically been told orally and passed down from generation to generation.
By being explicit about what news is and why certain topics warrant coverage for certain audiences, we can better equip students for the barrage of information that they will encounter in their lives.
Take your students on an interactive journey through the working forests of Georgia with GPB's latest virtual field trip.
From whimsical bedtime stories to action-packed book series, these books will be sure to inspire adventure during the summer.
Lawyers are very good at arguing. And so are the best writers. How will our students win the case? From what angle? How will they persuade their audience to take their side?
GPB invites kindergarten through 3rd grade students to create a great story, illustrate it and enter it in our PBS KIDS Writers Contest.
A few weeks ago, I received an e-mail from GPB Education inviting me to participate in a live stream featuring Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary.
Referred to as a “redwood tree, with deep roots in American culture,” Dr. Maya Angelou gave people the freedom to think about their history in a way they never had before.
The best advice I can give to other teachers is to reflect on how technological advancements are inextricable from their course content.
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Spoken word is a power
“The first and most important lesson...is that there are no rules about how to do Shakespeare, just clues...” ~Antony Sher and Greg Doran