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  • Explore visual arts content from our partners at Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia including online courses, career resources, lesson plans, plus engaging videos and strategies for implementation.

  • Join GPB Education for a hands-on exploration of our free, online learning resources for encouraging family engagement. Teachers and parents will be introduced to interactive lessons and learning activities from PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education that invite family unity and collaboration through inspiring educational games and activities.

  • Join GPB’s education outreach team for an overview of our computer science digital content, including career explorations and computational thinking lesson plans, data science activities and tools available to all Georgia students and teachers through our partnerships with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Join GPB Education for a hands-on exploration of Discovery Education's new Studio: One Tool to Design, Collaborate & Assign. Teachers can find, edit, and assign grab-and-go interactive lesson and assessment boards created by Discovery Education for immediate use. Or create your own assignment boards from a template or from scratch to share with students. Inspire your students to do the same and demonstrate their knowledge with unique digital board creations from their own Studios!

  • Learn how to navigate Discovery Education's wealth of digital resources, including high-quality learning content and teaching strategies. You will need access to Discovery Education. Email education@gpb.org to get started with your free account.

  • Bring your own device (BYOD) and join the fun as we explore PBS KIDS apps with an interactive connection to social/emotional play for your child. Feel free to have a snack and gear up to help your child learn. Come watch, play, and EXPLORE! See you there for fun in the APP world of learning!

  • Join us for lots of playful learning. This session highlights engineering and design with the PBS KIDS app, The Cat in the Hat Builds That. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), grab your refreshments and let's learn about PBS KIDS Learning media and explore PBS KIDS Apps for learning fun!

  • Helping kids to begin developing literacy skills during early childhood is key to healthy development and success in their future schooling. GPB education presents a webinar to provide hands-on strategies that will help families make reading learning fun.

  • This is an instructional webinar for supporting caregivers of 5-8-year-olds (+ siblings) to actively engage children in the science inquiry process through hands-on learning and digital play. In this session, families will explore properties of various types of mixtures to see how some can be unmixed and others cannot be unmixed. Families will engage in the science inquiry process as they observe, question, predict, investigate, and share their findings.

  • This instructional webinar supports caregivers of 3-5 year-olds (+ siblings) in actively engaging children in building science inquiry skills through hands-on learning and digital play. In this session, families will use science inquiry to extend the concepts discovered in The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! episode “All Sorts of Things.” Children will develop their observation and investigation skills by sorting a variety of human-made and household objects by their properties.

  • This session includes general resources for government and citizenship education from GPB Education, PBS LearningMedia, and Discovery Education including specific topics like civic engagement and including conversations around social justice in the classroom.

  • Our comprehensive free digital resources include content for structured exercise and physical activity, health, nutrition, and wellness. With tools available for all grade levels our partnerships with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia offer videos, lesson plans, instructional strategies, and culminating activities.

  • Join our own early learning education rockstars Ashley “The Toy Collector” Payton and Kimberly “Dr. K” Mobley as they use their numeracy superpowers in an All-Toys Speedrun demo to save the day for busy GASHA GO! arcade workers and math friends Mash, Zoom, Bazzle, Deeja, Pow, and Tuft. Can their sense of what numbers mean and how they relate to one another be enough to replenish all 30 gashapon toys before the arcade opens again in the morning? Tune in to find out!

  • Watch our own phenomenal scholar-athlete Michael Kuenlen on his first-ever live broadcast of a 100% All Sources Speedrun demo of GPB Education’s Georgia Race Through Time Game. How long will it take Mike, Savannah, and Peaches to find all 24 primary sources hidden throughout the state? Will Mike’s formative year as an 8th grade Georgia Studies student see him through the challenge? Have Mike’s 15 years as a social studies teacher honed his information processing skills enough to foil avid competitors Elan Trusk and Musty Bureaux? Tune in to find out!

  • Join GPB Education for an hour of economic excitement with GCEE financial literacy legends Chris “Cash Commander” Cannon and Mike “Money Master” Raymer as they take on the Georgia film industry with a limited budget for our inaugural Lights, Camera, Budget All Stars Speedrun game demo. Will the Cash Commander choose the genre of action, horror, or comedy? Will his funds hold out long enough to feed the crew and complete the soundtrack? Can he navigate the perils of personal finance to produce a five-star movie in today’s exceptional economic environment? Tune in to find out!

  • Join us for an exploration of our ever-expanding virtual field trip catalog! We will provide an overview of the available resources, how to navigate the platform, tips for getting the most out of these experiences, as well as ideas for engaging instructional strategies and current updates.

  • GPB’s Georgia Studies Collection is a comprehensive ecosystem of standards-aligned digital resources, including an interactive textbook, over 30 virtual field trips through Georgia’s geography and history, and a game-based review. Join GPB Education for an introductory 101 update on the latest activities and resources now available in this free dynamic collection.

  • In this installment of GPB’s Georgia Studies digital collection webinar series, we give a guided tour of our Georgia Race Through Time game-based adventure.

  • Join the Georgia Historical Society's Education Coordinator to explore free resources available to educators through GHS' extensive materials including research tools, inquiry-based activities, primary source investigations, and teacher guides.

  • In collaboration with Telfair Museums, GPB Education offers a virtual journey exploring the complexities of slavery and freedom in antebellum Savannah through the lens of the Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Students and teachers can learn about the connections between the institution of slavery and the global economy and discover how one city can teach us about society and culture before the Civil War. Key concepts are presented through interactive elements like primary source letters and images, navigable maps, videos, and a virtual walking tour.

  • In this installment of GPB’s Georgia Studies digital collection webinar series, we navigate the application Socrative and how to utilize our chapter quizzes with this online resource for data analysis.

  • In this installment of GPB’s Georgia Studies digital collection webinar series, we explore some of the most compelling features of the Georgia Studies Digital Textbook teacher edition.

  • In this installment of GPB’s Georgia Studies digital collection webinar series, we highlight the unique content and navigation tools for our thirty-two virtual field trips throughout the state of Georgia.

  • Join GPB Education for an overview of our comprehensive digital resources for exploring world language and culture, including our classic video series Salsa and Irasshai for learning Spanish and Japanese. Participants will also learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with the thousands of online educational resources available in 13 different languages through their free streaming accounts with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • PBS LearningMedia provides a digital resource library and suite of productivity tools similar to Discovery Education, with lesson plans and self-directed modules that can be used for differentiation. After setting up a free account, learn how to locate and explore engaging PBS content, organize it into folders, embed it into personalized storyboards and lesson builders, and integrate it into your instruction via your teacher dashboard and associated student accounts. Highlighted resources include the new standards-aligned PBS distance learning collection, and grab-and-go interactive lesson plans for immediate use.

  • Join GPB Education and special guest Alexander Parker from The New Book Press to learn about exciting resources available for English and Theater teachers surrounding the works of William Shakespeare. Alexander will discuss his fantastic platform, Wordplay Shakespeare, which is currently available to all Georgia teachers during the challenging circumstances of the pandemic. Additionally, GPB Education will demonstrate resources available through PBS LearningMedia and Discovery Education.

  • Join GPB’s education outreach team for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive free digital content on Social and Emotional Learning. Help your students develop their social-awareness, self-awareness, self-management, relationship, and responsible decision-making skills with the thousands of multimodal learning resources and tools available to all Georgia students and teachers through our partnerships with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Explore resources for DIY activities as well as instructional strategies that support design-thinking, educators can adapt these tools to get students building, creating, and solving problems in their own backyard!

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of the dynamic resources available through Ignite My Future. Participants will learn about the approaches to teaching computational thinking, career resources, interdisciplinary connections, extensive lesson plans, and hands-on activities. Visit this URL (https://www.ignitemyfutureinschool.org) to utilize these resources.

  • Mathematics is the common connector for all STEAM disciplines, from the measurements of Science through the patterns and shapes of Art. It is a universal language across all cultures and a major component in all creative endeavors. Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our free digital STEAM resources with an emphasis on engaging math education and real-world math connections.

  • Join GPB’s education outreach team for an exploratory overview of Discovery Education's new online Coding course, free to all teachers and students through June 30, 2020! Challenge yourself and your students to dive into this free interactive, engaging resource and learn a new language this summer with sections in Block, Python, and HTML coding.

  • Ready, set, assess! Join GPB Education and ed tech gurus Jen Hall and Dana Farr for a special tech tip webinar as we highlight three of our favorite assessment tools: Kahoot!, Quizizz, and Gimkit. Learn about the latest and greatest features of each tool, discover ways to effectively assess students' knowledge, and uncover tips and tricks on how to make it FUN for kids!

  • Join GPB Education and edtech gurus Jen Hall and Dana Farr for an exploratory overview of Canva, an easy-to-use graphic design platform that allows users to create presentations, infographics, social media graphics, zoom backgrounds, and other visual content. Participants will learn about the free features that come with Canva, including high-quality images, design templates, fonts, and illustrations. We will highlight ways teachers can use this tool during distance learning and showcase some student work examples created in Canva.

  • Join GPB Education and EdTech guru Jen Hall for a webinar covering Google Classroom tips and tricks. Learn how to post assignments, make announcements, integrate other sites to Classroom, and more!

  • Join GPB Education and EdTech guru Jen Hall as we cover the basics of Flipgrid and how you can effectively use it in your classroom. Flipgrid is 100% free for all educators, learners, and families. Engage and empower every voice in your classroom or at home by recording and sharing short, awesome videos...together!

  • Join GPB Education and Nearpod for an introductory webinar on Nearpod, an engaging presentation tool for teachers and students. Learn the basic features of a free Nearpod account and how to use it to engage students during school closures.

  • Learn about zoom.us, a video conferencing solution that is offering teachers free accounts during school closures. During this webinar, you will learn how to create a Zoom account, understand the basic features of the site, and how you can effectively use it with your students.

  • Using Wakelet to Create Differentiated Lessons: Looking for a way to share content with your diverse learners? Seeking a tool to differentiate instructional resources? Already use HyperDocs and are ready to level up? Join GPB Education and edtech guru Jen Hall to gain ideas to increase student engagement and ride the Wakelet Wave! Wakelet is a free tool for educators and students.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for elementary school ELA, including some of our favorites from Reading Rainbow, Between the Lions, Martha Speaks, and SuperWhy! Participants will learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with the thousands of online resources available through their free streaming accounts with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for elementary school math, including our interactive skill-building game Gasha Go! and some of our favorite content from Sesame Street, Peg + Cat, I <3 Math, and Good to Know. Participants will learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with the thousands of digital resources available through their free streaming accounts with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for elementary school science, including new interactive expansions of GPB’s virtual learning journeys throughout our state.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for elementary school social studies, including new interactive expansions of GPB’s virtual learning journeys throughout our state. Participants will also learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with the thousands of digital resources available through their free streaming accounts with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia. Click here for agenda.

  • Join GPB’s education outreach team for an exploratory overview of our latest and greatest digital resources for homeschool educators, including the thousands of standards-based multimodal resources available through PBS and Discovery Education, plus augmented reality expansions of GPB’s state-wide virtual learning journeys, and engaging new game-based approaches to numeracy, financial literacy, and Georgia history.

  • Join GPB’s education team for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive no-cost digital resources, including complete courses in 8th grade social studies and high school chemistry and physics, full standards-based lesson plans, interactive expansions of GPB’s state-wide virtual learning journeys, and thousands of digital learning resources available through our partnerships with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for secondary ELA, including how to find the best collections and utilize great strategies for literacy.

  • Join us for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for mathematics, including instructional strategies, game-based lessons, and hands-on activities.

  • Join GPB Education for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for middle and high school science, including our Fast Forward STEAM career series and our GSE-aligned Chemistry Matters and Physics in Motion interactive video courses for physical science, chemistry, and physics. Participants will also learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with the thousands of digital resources available through their free streaming accounts with Discovery Education and PBS LearningMedia.

  • Join GPB’s education outreach team for an exploratory overview of our comprehensive digital resources for middle and high school social studies, including PBS LearningMedia, Discovery Education, and GPB's latest offerings. Participants will become familiar will navigating all three sites and how to find, save, and utilize the most relevant and engaging resources for their needs. Participants will also learn more about how to meaningfully engage students with instructional strategies and virtual experiences.

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